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Eric Hilt

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(50%) Department of Economics
Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Eric Hilt & Matthew S. Jaremski & Wendy Rahn, 2020. "When Uncle Sam Introduced Main Street to Wall Street: Liberty Bonds and the Transformation of American Finance," NBER Working Papers 27703, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Eric Hilt, 2018. "Banks, Insider Connections, and Industrialization in New England: Evidence from the Panic of 1873," NBER Working Papers 24792, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Eric Hilt & Wendy M. Rahn, 2018. "Financial Asset Ownership and Political Partisanship: Liberty Bonds and Republican Electoral Success in the 1920s," NBER Working Papers 24719, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Richard B. Baker & Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt, 2018. "Political Discretion and Antitrust Policy: Evidence from the Assassination of President McKinley," NBER Working Papers 25237, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Eric Hilt, 2015. "Corporation Law and the Shift toward Open Access in the Antebellum United States," NBER Working Papers 21195, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Eric Hilt, 2014. "Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprises in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts," NBER Working Papers 20096, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt, 2014. "Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States," NBER Working Papers 20544, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," NBER Working Papers 20356, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt & Lily Y. Zhou, 2012. "Economic Effects of Runs on Early 'Shadow Banks': Trust Companies and the Impact of the Panic of 1907," NBER Working Papers 18264, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Eric Hilt & Jacqueline Valentine, 2011. "Democratic Dividends: Stockholding, Wealth and Politics in New York, 1791-1826," NBER Working Papers 17147, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Eric Hilt, 2009. "Wall Street's First Corporate Governance Crisis: The Panic of 1826," NBER Working Papers 14892, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Eric Hilt & Katharine E. O'Banion, 2008. "The Limited Partnership in New York, 1822-1853: Partnerships without Kinship," NBER Working Papers 14412, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Eric Hilt, 2007. "When did Ownership Separate from Control? Corporate Governance in the Early Nineteenth Century," NBER Working Papers 13093, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Eric Hilt, 2006. "The Negative Trade-off Between Risk and Incentives: Evidence from the American Whaling Industry," NBER Working Papers 11960, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Eric Hilt, 2004. "Incentives in Corporations: Evidence from the American Whaling Industry," NBER Working Papers 10403, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Articles

  1. Hilt, Eric, 2019. "American Fair Trade: Proprietary Capitalism, Corporatism, and the “New Competition,†1890–1940. ByLaura Phillips Sawyer. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xvi + 376 pp. Bibliography, i," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 93(1), pages 189-192, April.
  2. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt, 2018. "La surveillance des entreprises par les banques d’investissement au début du xx e siècle aux États-Unis," Revue d'économie financière, Association d'économie financière, vol. 0(2), pages 309-316.
  3. Hilt, Eric, 2017. "A History of Financial Crises: Dreams and Follies of Expectations. By Cihan Bilginsoy. New York: Routledge, 2015. Pp. 500. $189.98, hardcover; $58.60, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 77(2), pages 649-650, June.
  4. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt, 2017. "Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early Twentieth Century United States," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(7), pages 1938-1970, July.
  5. Hilt, Eric, 2017. "Economic History, Historical Analysis, and the “New History of Capitalismâ€," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 77(2), pages 511-536, June.
  6. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt & Lily Y. Zhou, 2015. "Economic Effects of Runs on Early "Shadow Banks": Trust Companies and the Impact of the Panic of 1907," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 123(4), pages 902-940.
  7. Hilt, Eric, 2014. "Richard S Grossman. Unsettled Account: The Evolution of Banking in the Industrialized World Since 1800. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010. 408 pp. ISBN 9781400835256, $46.95 (cloth)," Enterprise & Society, Cambridge University Press, vol. 15(2), pages 385-387, June.
  8. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.
  9. Eric Hilt, 2013. "Shareholder voting rights in early American corporations," Business History, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 55(4), pages 620-635, June.
  10. Hilt, Eric & Valentine, Jacqueline, 2012. "Democratic Dividends: Stockholding, Wealth, and Politics in New York, 1791–1826," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 72(2), pages 332-363, May.
  11. Hilt, Eric, 2010. "The Market Revolution in America: Liberty, Ambition, and the Eclipse of the Common Good. By John Lauritz Larson. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. 222. $20.99, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 70(3), pages 780-782, September.
  12. Hilt, Eric & O'Banion, Katharine, 2009. "The Limited Partnership in New York, 1822–1858: Partnerships Without Kinship," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(3), pages 615-645, September.
  13. Hilt, Eric, 2009. "Rogue Finance: The Life and Fire Insurance Company and the Panic of 1826," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 83(1), pages 87-112, April.
  14. Hilt, Eric, 2008. "The negative trade-off between risk and incentives: Evidence from the american whaling industry," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 45(4), pages 424-444, September.
  15. Hilt, Eric, 2008. "When did Ownership Separate from Control? Corporate Governance in the Early Nineteenth Century," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 68(3), pages 645-685, September.
  16. Hilt, Eric, 2007. "Investment and Diversification in the American Whaling Industry," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(2), pages 292-314, June.
  17. Hilt, Eric, 2006. "Incentives in Corporations: Evidence from the American Whaling Industry," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 49(1), pages 197-227, April.
  18. Hilt, Eric, 2006. "The Global Economy in the 1990s: A Long-Run Perspective. Edited by Paul W. Rhode and Gianni Toniolo. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xiv, 319. $80, cloth; $34.99, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 66(4), pages 1107-1109, December.
  19. Pastor, Manuel Jr. & Hilt, Eric, 1993. "Private investment and democracy in Latin America," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 489-507, April.

Chapters

  1. Eric Hilt, 2016. "Corporation Law and the Shift toward Open Access in the Antebellum United States," NBER Chapters, in: Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development, pages 147-177, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Eric Hilt, 2014. "Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprises in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts," NBER Chapters, in: Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective, pages 73-102, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Eric Hilt, 2018. "Banks, Insider Connections, and Industrialization in New England: Evidence from the Panic of 1873," NBER Working Papers 24792, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Lychakov, Nikita, 2019. "From financial crisis to revolution: Russia 1899-1905," MPRA Paper 95166, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Esteves, Rui & Geisler Mesevage, Gabriel, 2019. "Social Networks in Economic History: Opportunities and Challenges," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 74(C).

  2. Eric Hilt & Wendy M. Rahn, 2018. "Financial Asset Ownership and Political Partisanship: Liberty Bonds and Republican Electoral Success in the 1920s," NBER Working Papers 24719, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. George J. Hall & Thomas J. Sargent, 2020. "Debt and Taxes in Eight U.S. Wars and Two Insurrections," NBER Working Papers 27115, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  3. Eric Hilt, 2015. "Corporation Law and the Shift toward Open Access in the Antebellum United States," NBER Working Papers 21195, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Timothy Guinnane & Susana, 2015. "Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886-1936," Working Papers 1049, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
    2. Howard Bodenhorn, 2017. "Opening Access: Banks and Politics in New York from the Revolution to the Civil War," NBER Working Papers 23560, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Timothy Guinnane & Jakob Schneebacher, 2018. "Capital Structure and the Choice of Enterprise Form: theory and history," Working Papers 1061, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
    4. Rochat, Jean, 2016. "Change for continuity: the making of the société anonyme in 19th century france," Working Papers unige:90196, University of Geneva, Paul Bairoch Institute of Economic History.

  4. Eric Hilt, 2014. "Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprises in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts," NBER Working Papers 20096, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Eugene White & Howard Bodenhorn, 2014. "The Evolution Of Bank Boards Of Directors In New York, 1840-1950," Departmental Working Papers 201404, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
    2. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.
    3. Amanda Gregg & Steven Nafziger, 2019. "Capital structure and corporate performance in late Imperial Russia," European Review of Economic History, Oxford University Press, vol. 23(4), pages 446-481.

  5. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt, 2014. "Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States," NBER Working Papers 20544, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.
    2. Flandreau, Marc, 2017. "Reputation, Regulation and the Collapse of International Capital Markets, 1920-1935," CEPR Discussion Papers 11747, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    3. Howard Bodenhorn, 2016. "Two Centuries of Finance and Growth in the United States, 1790-1980," NBER Working Papers 22652, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  6. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," NBER Working Papers 20356, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Kandel, Eugene & Kosenko, Konstantin & Morck, Randall & Yafeh, Yishay, 2013. "Business Groups in the United States: A Revised History of Corporate Ownership, Pyramids and Regulation, 1930-1950," CEPR Discussion Papers 9759, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Liang, Hao & Renneboog, Luc & Sun, Sunny Li, 2015. "The political determinants of executive compensation: Evidence from an emerging economy," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 25(C), pages 69-91.
    3. Charles W. Calomiris & Mark Carlson, 2014. "Corporate Governance and Risk Management at Unprotected Banks: National Banks in the 1890s," NBER Working Papers 19806, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt, 2014. "Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States," NBER Working Papers 20544, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  7. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt & Lily Y. Zhou, 2012. "Economic Effects of Runs on Early 'Shadow Banks': Trust Companies and the Impact of the Panic of 1907," NBER Working Papers 18264, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Caroline Fohlin & Thomas Gehrig & Marlene Haas, 2016. "Rumors and Runs in Opaque Markets: Evidence from the Panic of 1907," CESifo Working Paper Series 6048, CESifo.
    2. Christopher Hoag, 2019. "Bank Executive Experience in a Financial Crisis," Working Papers 1902, Trinity College, Department of Economics.
    3. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.
    4. Benmelech, Efraim & Frydman, Carola & Papanikolaou, Dimitris, 2019. "Financial frictions and employment during the Great Depression," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 133(3), pages 541-563.
    5. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt, 2014. "Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States," NBER Working Papers 20544, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Gehrig, Thomas Paul & Fohlin, Caroline & Haas, Marlene, 2015. "Liquidty Freezes and Market Runs; Evidencefrom the Panic of 1907," Annual Conference 2015 (Muenster): Economic Development - Theory and Policy 113008, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    7. Chen, Zhuo & He, Zhiguo & Liu, Chun, 2020. "The financing of local government in China: Stimulus loan wanes and shadow banking waxes," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 137(1), pages 42-71.
    8. David Escamilla-Guerrero & Moramay Lopez-Alonso, 2019. "Self-selection of Mexican migrants in the presence of random shocks: Evidence from the Panic of 1907," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-23, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    9. David Escamilla-Guerrero & Moramay Lopez-Alonso, 2020. "Migrant self-selection in the presence of random shocks. Evidence from the Panic of 1907," Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers _179, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
    10. Grodecka, Anna & Kenny, Seán & Ögren, Anders, 2018. "Predictors of Bank Distress: The 1907 Crisis in Sweden," Lund Papers in Economic History 180, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    11. Joshua L. Krieger & Danielle Li & Dimitris Papanikolaou, 2018. "Missing Novelty in Drug Development," NBER Working Papers 24595, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    12. Kyriakos T. Chousakos & Gary B. Gorton, 2017. "Bank Health Post-Crisis," NBER Working Papers 23167, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    13. Ran Abramitzky, 2015. "Economics and the Modern Economic Historian," NBER Working Papers 21636, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  8. Eric Hilt & Jacqueline Valentine, 2011. "Democratic Dividends: Stockholding, Wealth and Politics in New York, 1791-1826," NBER Working Papers 17147, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.
    2. Eric Hilt, 2014. "Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprises in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts," NBER Working Papers 20096, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  9. Eric Hilt, 2009. "Wall Street's First Corporate Governance Crisis: The Panic of 1826," NBER Working Papers 14892, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Eugene White & Howard Bodenhorn, 2014. "The Evolution Of Bank Boards Of Directors In New York, 1840-1950," Departmental Working Papers 201404, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
    2. Muravyev, Alexander, 2009. "Investor Protection and the Value of Shares: Evidence from Statutory Rules Governing Variations of Shareholders' Class Rights in Russia," IZA Discussion Papers 4669, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    3. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.
    4. Berezinets Irina & Ilina Yulia & Muravyev Alexander, 2011. "Owners, Boards, Managers and the Private Benefits of Control: A Study of Dual Class Stock Firms in an Emerging Market," EERC Working Paper Series 11/12e, EERC Research Network, Russia and CIS.
    5. Alexander Muravyev, 2009. "Investor Protection and Share Prices: Evidence from Statutory Rules Governing Variations of Shareholders' Class Rights in Russia," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 865, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
    6. Andriosopoulos, Kostas & Chan, Ka Kei & Dontis-Charitos, Panagiotis & Staikouras, Sotiris K., 2017. "Wealth and risk implications of the Dodd-Frank Act on the U.S. financial intermediaries," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 33(C), pages 366-379.
    7. Berezinets, Irina & Ilina, Yulia & Muravyev, Alexander, 2011. "CEO and Board Characteristics as Determinants of Private Benefits of Control: Evidence from the Russian Stock Exchange," IZA Discussion Papers 6256, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    8. Charles Calomiris, 2009. "Banking Crises and the Rules of the Game," NBER Working Papers 15403, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  10. Eric Hilt & Katharine E. O'Banion, 2008. "The Limited Partnership in New York, 1822-1853: Partnerships without Kinship," NBER Working Papers 14412, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Timothy Guinnane & Susana, 2015. "Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886-1936," Working Papers 1049, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
    2. Robert E. Wright, 2010. "Rise of the Corporation Nation," NBER Chapters, in: Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s, pages 217-258, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  11. Eric Hilt, 2007. "When did Ownership Separate from Control? Corporate Governance in the Early Nineteenth Century," NBER Working Papers 13093, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Coyle, Christopher & Musacchio, Aldo & Turner, John D., 2019. "Law and finance in Britain c.1900," Financial History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 26(3), pages 267-293, December.
    2. Acheson, Graeme G. & Campbell, Gareth & Turner, John D., 2016. "Common law and the origin of shareholder protection," eabh Papers 16-03, The European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH).
    3. Jeremy Atack & Michael R. Haines & Robert A. Margo, 2008. "Railroads and the Rise of the Factory: Evidence for the United States, 1850-70," NBER Working Papers 14410, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Eugene White & Howard Bodenhorn, 2014. "The Evolution Of Bank Boards Of Directors In New York, 1840-1950," Departmental Working Papers 201404, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
    5. Eric Hilt & Jacqueline Valentine, 2011. "Democratic Dividends: Stockholding, Wealth and Politics in New York, 1791-1826," NBER Working Papers 17147, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Benoît D'Udekem, 2014. "Rational Dividend Addiction in Banking," Working Papers CEB 14-013, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
    7. Howard Bodenhorn, 2014. "Voting Rights, Shareholdings, and Leverage at Nineteenth-Century U.S. Banks," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 57(2), pages 431-458.
    8. Charles W. Calomiris & Mark Carlson, 2014. "Corporate Governance and Risk Management at Unprotected Banks: National Banks in the 1890s," NBER Working Papers 19806, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    9. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.
    10. Acheson, Graeme G. & Campbell, Gareth & Turner, John D. & Vanteeva, Nadia, 2014. "Corporate ownership and control in Victorian Britain," eabh Papers 14-02, The European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH).
    11. Jessica Hennessey, 2014. "Loss of control: legislature changes and the state–local relationship," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 25(4), pages 407-433, December.
    12. Charles W. Calomiris & Mark A. Carlson, 2014. "National Bank Examinations and Operations in the Early 1890s," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-19, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
    13. Eric Hilt, 2009. "Wall Street's First Corporate Governance Crisis: The Panic of 1826," NBER Working Papers 14892, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    14. Howard Bodenhorn, 2015. "Double Liability at Early American Banks," NBER Working Papers 21494, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    15. Foreman-Peck, James & Hannah, Leslie, 2011. "Extreme Divorce: the Managerial Revolution in UK Companies before 1914," Cardiff Economics Working Papers E2011/21, Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School, Economics Section.
    16. Dan Bogart & John Majewski, 2008. "Two Roads to the Transportation Revolution: Early Corporations in the United Kingdom and the United States," NBER Chapters, in: Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy, pages 177-204, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    17. Howard Bodenhorn, 2013. "Large Block Shareholders, Institutional Investors, Boards of Directors and Bank Value in the Nineteenth Century," NBER Working Papers 18955, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    18. David Le Bris & William N. Goetzmann & Sébastien Pouget, 2015. "The Development of Corporate Governance in Toulouse: 1372-1946," NBER Working Papers 21335, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    19. Eric Hilt, 2014. "Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprises in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts," NBER Working Papers 20096, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    20. Burkart, Mike & Miglietta, Salvatore & Ostergaard, Charlotte, 2017. "Why Do Boards Exist? Governance Design in the Absence of Corporate Law," CEPR Discussion Papers 12147, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    21. Lehmann-Hasemeyer, Sibylle H. & Neumayer, Andreas, 2018. "The persistence of ownership inequality: Investors on the German stock exchanges, 1869-1945," Hohenheim Discussion Papers in Business, Economics and Social Sciences 20-2018, University of Hohenheim, Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences.
    22. Howard Bodenhorn, 2012. "Voting Rights, Share Concentration, and Leverage at Nineteenth-Century US Banks," NBER Working Papers 17808, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    23. Robert E. Wright, 2010. "Rise of the Corporation Nation," NBER Chapters, in: Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s, pages 217-258, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    24. Turner, John D., 2014. "Financial history and financial economics," QUCEH Working Paper Series 14-03, Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Centre for Economic History.
    25. Aldo Musacchio, 2010. "Law and Finance c. 1900," NBER Working Papers 16216, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    26. Janette Rutterford & Dimitris Sotiropoulos & Carry van Lieshout, 2015. "Individual investors and local bias in the UK, 1870-1935," Working Papers 15009, Economic History Society.

  12. Eric Hilt, 2006. "The Negative Trade-off Between Risk and Incentives: Evidence from the American Whaling Industry," NBER Working Papers 11960, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Kräkel, Matthias & Schöttner, Anja, 2016. "Optimal sales force compensation," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 126(PA), pages 179-195.
    2. Grund, Christian & Sliwka, Dirk, 2006. "Performance Pay and Risk Aversion," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 101, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
    3. Glaser, Darrell & Rahman, Ahmed, 2015. "Ex Tridenti Mercatus? Sea-power and Maritime Trade in the Age of Globalization," MPRA Paper 68357, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  13. Eric Hilt, 2004. "Incentives in Corporations: Evidence from the American Whaling Industry," NBER Working Papers 10403, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Hilt, Eric, 2008. "When did Ownership Separate from Control? Corporate Governance in the Early Nineteenth Century," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 68(3), pages 645-685, September.
    2. Gershkov, Alex & Li, Jianpei & Schweinzer, Paul, 2016. "How to share it out: The value of information in teams," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 162(C), pages 261-304.
    3. Glaser, Darrell & Rahman, Ahmed, 2015. "Ex Tridenti Mercatus? Sea-power and Maritime Trade in the Age of Globalization," MPRA Paper 68357, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Hilt, Eric, 2008. "The negative trade-off between risk and incentives: Evidence from the american whaling industry," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 45(4), pages 424-444, September.
    5. Eric Hilt, 2014. "Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprises in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts," NBER Working Papers 20096, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Articles

  1. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt, 2017. "Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early Twentieth Century United States," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(7), pages 1938-1970, July.

    Cited by:

    1. HANNAH, Leslie, 2018. "Corporate Governance, Accounting Transparency and Stock Exchange Sizes in Germany, Japan and “Anglo-Saxon” Economies, 1870-1950," Discussion paper series HIAS-E-77, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University.
    2. Guinnane, Timothy W. & Schneebacher, Jakob, 2020. "Enterprise form: Theory and history," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 76(C).
    3. Gilbert Mbaraa & Ryszard Kokoszczyński, 2018. "Corporate governance, tax evasion and business cycles," Working Papers 2018-10, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw.
    4. Bao, Jack & O’Hara, Maureen & (Alex) Zhou, Xing, 2018. "The Volcker Rule and corporate bond market making in times of stress," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(1), pages 95-113.
    5. Jagannathan, Murali & Jiao, Wei & Krishnamurthy, Srinivasan, 2020. "Missing them yet? Investment banker directors in the 21st century," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 60(C).

  2. Hilt, Eric, 2017. "Economic History, Historical Analysis, and the “New History of Capitalismâ€," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 77(2), pages 511-536, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Robert A. Margo, 2018. "The integration of economic history into economics," Cliometrica, Springer;Cliometric Society (Association Francaise de Cliométrie), vol. 12(3), pages 377-406, September.
    2. Pencho Penchev, 2017. "Of the Essence and Meaning of Economic History," Proceedings of the Centre for Economic History Research, Centre for Economic History Research, vol. 2, pages 9-34, November.
    3. Olmstead, Alan L. & Rhode, Paul W., 2018. "Cotton, slavery, and the new history of capitalism," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 67(C), pages 1-17.

  3. Carola Frydman & Eric Hilt & Lily Y. Zhou, 2015. "Economic Effects of Runs on Early "Shadow Banks": Trust Companies and the Impact of the Panic of 1907," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 123(4), pages 902-940.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  4. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  5. Eric Hilt, 2013. "Shareholder voting rights in early American corporations," Business History, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 55(4), pages 620-635, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Coyle, Christopher & Musacchio, Aldo & Turner, John D., 2019. "Law and finance in Britain c.1900," Financial History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 26(3), pages 267-293, December.
    2. Eric Hilt, 2015. "Corporation Law and the Shift toward Open Access in the Antebellum United States," NBER Working Papers 21195, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Charles W. Calomiris & Mark Carlson, 2014. "Corporate Governance and Risk Management at Unprotected Banks: National Banks in the 1890s," NBER Working Papers 19806, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Yaron Azrieli, 2018. "The price of ‘one person, one vote’," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 50(2), pages 353-385, February.
    5. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.
    6. Rachelle Belinga & Blanche Segrestin, 2018. "Principals and stewards? An exploration of the role of institutional investors in corporate governance," Post-Print hal-01791931, HAL.

  6. Hilt, Eric & Valentine, Jacqueline, 2012. "Democratic Dividends: Stockholding, Wealth, and Politics in New York, 1791–1826," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 72(2), pages 332-363, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Qian Lu & John Joseph Wallis, 2015. "Banks, Politics, and Political Parties: From Partisan Banking to Open Access in Early Massachusetts," NBER Working Papers 21572, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Naomi R. Lamoreaux, 2014. "Revisiting American Exceptionalism: Democracy and the Regulation of Corporate Governance in Nineteenth-Century Pennsylvania," NBER Working Papers 20231, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Qian Lu & John Joseph Wallis, 2017. "Banks, Politics, and Political Parties: From Partisan Banking to Open Access in Early Massachusetts," NBER Chapters, in: Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development, pages 109-145, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Jha, Saumitra, 2011. "Sharing the Future: Financial Innovation and Innovators in Solving the Political Economy Challenges of Development," Research Papers 2093, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business.

  7. Hilt, Eric & O'Banion, Katharine, 2009. "The Limited Partnership in New York, 1822–1858: Partnerships Without Kinship," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(3), pages 615-645, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Jeremy Atack & Robert A. Margo, 2019. "Gallman revisited: blacksmithing and American manufacturing, 1850–1870," Cliometrica, Springer;Cliometric Society (Association Francaise de Cliométrie), vol. 13(1), pages 1-23, January.
    2. Eric Hilt & Jacqueline Valentine, 2011. "Democratic Dividends: Stockholding, Wealth and Politics in New York, 1791-1826," NBER Working Papers 17147, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Naomi R. Lamoreaux, 2014. "Revisiting American Exceptionalism: Democracy and the Regulation of Corporate Governance in Nineteenth-Century Pennsylvania," NBER Working Papers 20231, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Sikka, Prem & Stittle, John, 2019. "Debunking the myth of shareholder ownership of companies: Some implications for corporate governance and financial reporting," CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ACCOUNTING, Elsevier, vol. 63(C).
    5. Ran Abramitzky & Zephyr Frank & Aprajit Mahajan, 2009. "Inside the Black Box: Partnerships in Rio de Janeiro, 1870-1891," Discussion Papers 08-044, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
    6. Timothy Guinnane & Susana, 2015. "Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886-1936," Working Papers 1049, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
    7. Timothy Guinnane & Jakob Schneebacher, 2018. "Capital Structure and the Choice of Enterprise Form: theory and history," Working Papers 1061, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.

  8. Hilt, Eric, 2009. "Rogue Finance: The Life and Fire Insurance Company and the Panic of 1826," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 83(1), pages 87-112, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Eric Hilt, 2014. "History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 1-21, December.

  9. Hilt, Eric, 2008. "The negative trade-off between risk and incentives: Evidence from the american whaling industry," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 45(4), pages 424-444, September. See citations under working paper version above.
  10. Hilt, Eric, 2008. "When did Ownership Separate from Control? Corporate Governance in the Early Nineteenth Century," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 68(3), pages 645-685, September. See citations under working paper version above.
  11. Hilt, Eric, 2007. "Investment and Diversification in the American Whaling Industry," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(2), pages 292-314, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Hilt, Eric, 2006. "Incentives in Corporations: Evidence from the American Whaling Industry," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 49(1), pages 197-227, April.
    2. Hilt, Eric, 2008. "The negative trade-off between risk and incentives: Evidence from the american whaling industry," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 45(4), pages 424-444, September.

  12. Hilt, Eric, 2006. "Incentives in Corporations: Evidence from the American Whaling Industry," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 49(1), pages 197-227, April.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  13. Pastor, Manuel Jr. & Hilt, Eric, 1993. "Private investment and democracy in Latin America," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 489-507, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Fadly, Dalia, 2019. "Low-carbon transition: Private sector investment in renewable energy projects in developing countries," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 122(C), pages 552-569.
    2. Pastor, Manuel Jr. & Conroy, Michael E., 1995. "Distributional implications of macroeconomic policy: Theory and applications to El Salvador," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 23(12), pages 2117-2131, December.
    3. Musa Success Jibrin & Success Ejura Blessing & Iyaji Danjuma, 2014. "The Effects of Public Expenditure on Private Investment and Economic Growth in Nigeria," Journal of Empirical Economics, Research Academy of Social Sciences, vol. 3(2), pages 90-97.
    4. Rosa Forte & Nancy Santos, 2015. "A cluster analysis of FDI in Latin America," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 52(1), pages 25-56, May.
    5. Quan V. Le, 2004. "Political and economic determinants of private investment," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(4), pages 589-604.
    6. Quan Vu Le & Meenakshi Rishi, 2010. "Examining the dimensions of governance that are relevant for private investment," Business and Economic Horizons (BEH), Prague Development Center, vol. 1(1), pages 1-5, April.
    7. Chen, Baizhu & Feng, Yi, 1996. "Some political determinants of economic growth: Theory and empirical implications," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 12(4), pages 609-627, December.
    8. Jeffrey A. Edwards & Jennis J. Biser, 2011. "The interactive effect of remittances and civil liberties on investment and consumption," International Journal of Development Issues, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 10(1), pages 20-33, April.
    9. Romuald, Kinda Somlanare, 2011. "Democratic Institutions and Environmental Quality: Effects and Transmission Channels," 2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland 120396, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
    10. Kul B. Luintel & George Mavrotas, 2005. "Examining Private Investment Heterogeneity: Evidence from a Dynamic Panel," WIDER Working Paper Series DP2005-11, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    11. Manuel Pastor & James Boyce, 1997. "The Political Economy of Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Lessons from El Salvador," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-1997-131, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    12. Nunnenkamp, Peter & Agarwal, Jamuna Prasad, 1993. "Lateinamerika im internationalen Wettbewerb um deutsche Direktinvestitionen," Kiel Discussion Papers 215, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
    13. Metaxas, Theodore & Kechagia, Polyxeni, 2016. "Literature review of 100 empirical studies of Foreign Direct Investment: 1950-2015," MPRA Paper 71414, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    14. Vu Le, Quan & Rishi, Meenakshi, 2010. "Examining the dimensions of governance that are relevant for private investment," Business and Economic Horizons (BEH), Prague Development Center (PRADEC), vol. 1(1), pages 1-5, April.
    15. Manuel Couret Branco, 2006. "The Political Economy of Democratic Governance and Economic Development," Economics Working Papers 12_2006, University of Évora, Department of Economics (Portugal).
    16. Boyce, James K., 1995. "Adjustment toward peace: An introduction," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 23(12), pages 2067-2077, December.

Chapters

  1. Eric Hilt, 2016. "Corporation Law and the Shift toward Open Access in the Antebellum United States," NBER Chapters, in: Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development, pages 147-177, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Eric Hilt, 2014. "Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprises in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts," NBER Chapters, in: Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective, pages 73-102, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. See citations under working paper version above.Sorry, no citations of chapters recorded.

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  1. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (15) 2004-06-07 2006-01-24 2007-05-19 2008-10-28 2009-04-18 2011-06-25 2012-08-23 2014-05-17 2014-08-09 2014-12-19 2015-05-30 2018-08-13 2018-08-27 2018-12-10 2020-09-07. Author is listed
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  3. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2011-06-25 2018-08-27
  4. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2018-08-27
  5. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2018-12-10
  6. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2014-05-17
  7. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2018-08-13
  8. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2014-08-09
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