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  1. Robert M. Stern & Gavin Wright & Hugh Patrick, 2010. "The Japanese Economy in Retrospect: Selected Papers of Gary R. Saxonhouse (Description and Table of Contents)," Working Papers 607, Research Seminar in International Economics, University of Michigan.
  2. Gavin Wright, 2009. "The New Deal and the Modernization of the South," Discussion Papers 08-042, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
  3. Robert M Stern & Gavin Wright & Hugh Patrick, 2009. "Introduction and Overview to Volumes I and II, The Japanese Economy in Retrospect: Selected Papers by Gary R. Saxonhouse," Working Papers 586, Research Seminar in International Economics, University of Michigan.
  4. Gavin Wright, 2008. "Historical Foundations of American Technology," Economics Program Working Papers 08-10, The Conference Board, Economics Program.
  5. Paul A. David & Gavin Wright, 2005. "General Purpose Technologies and Productivity Surges: Historical Reflections on the Future of the ICT Revolution," Economic History 0502002, EconWPA.
  6. Gavin Wright & Jesse Czelusta, 2002. "Exorcizing the Resource Curse: Minerals as a Knowledge Industry, Past and Present," Working Papers 02008, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  7. Christopher L. Foote & Warren C. Whatley & Gavin Wright, 2001. "Arbitraging a Discriminatory Labor Market: Black Workers at the Ford Motor Company, 1918-1947," Working Papers 01009, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  8. Gavin Wright, 2000. "The Role of Nationhood in the Economic Development of the USA," Working Papers 00024, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  9. Paul A. David & Gavin Wright, 1999. "Early Twentieth Century Productivity Growth Dynamics: An Inquiry into the Economic History of "Our Ignorance"," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _033, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
  10. Gavin Wright, 1997. "Can a Nation Learn? American Technology as a Network Phenomenon," Working Papers 98001, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  11. David Paul A. & Wright Gavin, 1995. "The origins of American resource abundance," Research Memorandum 017, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  12. Gavin Wright, "undated". "The Economics of Civil Rights," Working Papers 03005, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  13. Paul A. David & Gavin Wright, "undated". "General Purpose Technologies and Surges in Productivity: Historical Reflections on the Future of the ICT Revolution," Working Papers 99026, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  14. Gavin Wright, "undated". "Slavery and American Agricultural History," Working Papers 03006, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  1. Wright, Gavin, 2016. "The Color Factor: The Economics of African-American Well-Being in the Nineteenth-Century South. By Howard Bodenhorn. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. xiv, 320. $39.95, cloth," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 76(04), pages 1259-1261, December.
  2. Wright, Gavin, 2016. "Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality since 1700. By Peter H. Lindert and Jeffrey G. Williamson. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. xx + 398 pp. Illustrations, figures, tables, refer," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 90(04), pages 774-777, December.
  3. Wright, Gavin, 2014. "Legacies of the War on Poverty. Edited by Bailey Martha J. and Danziger Sheldon. New York: Russell Sage Foundation (The National Poverty Series on Poverty and Public Policy). 2013. Pp. xii, 309. $39.9," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 74(02), pages 637-638, June.
  4. Wright, Gavin, 2011. "Scarcity and Frontiers: How Economies Have Developed Through Natural Resource Exploitation. By Edward B. Barbier. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Pp. xviii, 748. $105.00, hardcover; $48.0," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 71(04), pages 1126-1127, December.
  5. Saxonhouse, Gary R. & Wright, Gavin, 2010. "National Leadership and Competing Technological Paradigms: The Globalization of Cotton Spinning, 1878–1933," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 70(03), pages 535-566, September.
  6. Wright, Gavin, 2009. "John Majewski. Modernizing a Slave Economy: The Economic Vision of the Confederate Nation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. xiii + 240 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-3251-6, $31.96 (cloth)," Enterprise & Society, Cambridge University Press, vol. 10(04), pages 851-853, December.
  7. Wright, Gavin, 2009. "The Race Between Education and Technology. By Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. vi, 488. $39.95, cloth," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 69(02), pages 604-606, June.
  8. Clay, Karen & Wright, Gavin, 2005. "Order without law? Property rights during the California gold rush," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 42(2), pages 155-183, April.
  9. Gavin Wright & Jesse Czelusta, 2004. "WHY ECONOMIES SLOW: The Myth of the Resource Curse," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 47(2), pages 6-38, March.
  10. Harley, Knick & Wright, Gavin, 2004. "Editors' Notes," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 64(01), pages 240-246, March.
  11. Wright, Gavin, 2004. "The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History. Edited by Joel Mokyr, Editor in Chief. Five Volumes. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 2,800. $695," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 64(04), pages 1157-1159, December.
  12. Christopher L. Foote & Warren C. Whatley & Gavin Wright, 2003. "Arbitraging a Discriminatory Labor Market: Black Workers at the Ford Motor Company, 19181947," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 21(3), pages 493-532, July.
  13. Wright, Gavin, 2001. "GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS Coercion, Contract, and Free Labor in the Nineteenth Century. By Robert J. Steinfeld. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. xi, 329. $59.95, cloth; $22.95, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(03), pages 865-866, September.
  14. David, Paul & Wright, Gavin, 2001. "Session 5a: Productivity," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(02), pages 523-523, June.
  15. Wright, Gavin, 2001. "Reflections on One Kind of Freedom and the Southern Economy," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 40-47, January.
  16. David, Paul & Wright, Gavin, 2001. "In Memoriam Moses Abramovitz 1912 2000," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(01), pages 190-196, March.
  17. Wright, Gavin, 2000. "Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s. By Pete Daniel. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press for Smithsonian National Museum of American History, 2000. Pp. xii, 378. $45.00, cloth; $19.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 60(04), pages 1166-1167, December.
  18. Wright, Gavin, 2000. "In Memoriam," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 60(02), pages 542-545, June.
  19. Wright, Gavin, 1999. "The Civil Rights Revolution as Economic History," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 59(02), pages 267-289, June.
  20. Wright, Gavin, 1999. "United States and Canada Region, Race, and Cities: Interpreting the Urban South. By David Goldfield. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997. Pp. 309. $37.50, cloth; $16.95, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 59(01), pages 229-230, March.
  21. Wright, Gavin, 1998. "“Fear God and Walk Humbly”: The Agricultural Journal of James Mallory, 1843–1877. Edited by Grady McWhiney, Warner O. Moore Jr., and Robert F. Pace. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 1997. ," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(01), pages 282-283, March.
  22. David, Paul A & Wright, Gavin, 1997. "Increasing Returns and the Genesis of American Resource Abundance," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(2), pages 203-245, March.
  23. Wright, Gavin, 1997. "Towards a More Historical Approach to Technological Change," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 107(444), pages 1560-1566, September.
  24. Wright, Gavin, 1993. "American Economic Growth and Standards of Living before the Civil War. Edited by Robert E. Gallman and John Joseph Wallis · Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press, 1992. viii + 396 pp. Tables, cha," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(02), pages 306-307, June.
  25. Nelson, Richard R & Wright, Gavin, 1992. "The Rise and Fall of American Technological Leadership: The Postwar Era in Historical Perspective," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 30(4), pages 1931-1964, December.
  26. Wright, Gavin, 1992. "International Competition and Strategic Response in the Textile Industries since 1870. Edited by Mary B. Rose · London: Frank Cass, 1991. 194 pp. Tables, notes, and index. $32.00. ISBN 0-7146-3412-3," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 66(04), pages 814-816, December.
  27. Wright, Gavin, 1991. "Understanding the Gender Gap: A Review Article," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 29(3), pages 1153-1163, September.
  28. Wright, Gavin, 1990. "Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Edited by Charles Reagan Wilson and William Ferris. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1989. Pp. xxi, 1634. $59.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 50(01), pages 215-217, March.
  29. Wright, Gavin, 1990. "The Origins of American Industrial Success, 1879-1940," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 80(4), pages 651-668, September.
  30. Wright, Gavin, 1988. "The Fall of the House of Labor: The Workplace, the State, and American Labor Activism, 1865–1925. By David Montgomery. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987. Pp. xii, 494. $27.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 48(02), pages 501-503, June.
  31. Gary Saxonhouse & Gavin Wright, 1987. "Stubborn mules and vertical integration: the disappearing constraint?," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 40(1), pages 87-94, 02.
  32. Wright, Gavin, 1987. "Rural Worlds Lost: The American South, 1920–1960. By Jack Temple Kirby. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987. Pp. xix, 390. $40.00 cloth, $16.95 paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(03), pages 851-852, September.
  33. Wright, Gavin, 1987. "The Economic Revolution in the American South," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 1(1), pages 161-178, Summer.
  34. Wright, Gavin, 1986. "Essays on the Postbellum Southern Economy. Edited by Thavolia Glymph and John J. Kushma. (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1985. x + 119 pp. $17.50.)," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 60(03), pages 499-501, September.
  35. Wright, Gavin, 1986. "New Perspectives on Race and Slavery in America: Essays in Honor of Kenneth M. Stampp. Edited by Robert H. Abzug and Stephen E. Maizlish. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1986. Pp. ix, 206. $1," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 46(04), pages 1064-1065, December.
  36. Wright, Gavin, 1984. "Rethinking the Postbellum Southern Political Economy Mill and Town in South Carolina 1880–1920. By David L. Carlton. (Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1982. xii + 313 pp. $32.," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 58(03), pages 409-416, September.
  37. Wright, Gavin, 1984. "Fruits of Merchant Capital: Slavery and Bourgeois Property in the Rise and Expansion of Capitalism. By Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983. Pp. xxii,," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 44(02), pages 631-632, June.
  38. Gary R. Saxonhouse & Gavin Wright, 1984. "New Evidence on the Stubborn English Mule and the Cotton Industry, 1878-1920," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 37(4), pages 507-519, November.
  39. Shiells, Martha & Wright, Gavin, 1983. "Night work as a labor market phenomenon: Southern textiles in the interwar period," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 20(4), pages 331-350, October.
  40. Wright, Gavin, 1982. "The Selling of the South: The Southern Crusade for Industrial Development, 1936–1980. By James C. Cobb. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982. Pp. xii, 293. $16.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 42(04), pages 969-970, December.
  41. Wright, Gavin, 1982. "Recovery and Redistribution Under the Nira. By Michael M. Weinstein. Amsterdam, North-Holland Publishing Company, 1980. Pp. xv + 171. $36.50," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 56(03), pages 453-454, September.
  42. Gavin Wright, 1981. "Cheap Labor and Southern Textiles, 1880–1930," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 96(4), pages 605-629.
  43. Wright, Gavin, 1981. "Prosperity Road: The New Deal, Tobacco, and North Carolina. By Anthony J. Badger. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1980. Pp. xviii + 295. $20.00," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 55(02), pages 278-279, June.
  44. Wright, Gavin, 1981. "Black Migration in America: A Special Demographic History. By Daniel M. Johnson and Rex R. Campbell. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1981. Pp. viii, 190. $16.75 cloth, $8.95 paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 41(04), pages 927-928, December.
  45. Wright, Gavin, 1979. "Cheap Labor and Southern Textiles before 1880," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 39(03), pages 655-680, September.
  46. Wright, Gavin, 1979. "Freedom and the Southern economy," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 90-108, January.
  47. Wright, Gavin, 1979. "World Demand for Cotton during the Nineteenth Century: Reply," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 39(04), pages 1023-1024, December.
  48. Wright, Gavin, 1979. "The Efficiency of Slavery: Another Interpretation," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 69(1), pages 219-226, March.
  49. Wright, Gavin & Kunreuther, Howard, 1977. "Cotton, corn, and risk in the nineteenth century: A reply," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 183-195, April.
  50. Wright, Gavin, 1976. "Populist Vanguard: A History of the Southern Farmers' Alliance. By Robert C. McMath Jr, Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1975. Pp. 221.The Improbable Era: The South Since World War," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 36(04), pages 981-982, December.
  51. Wright, Gavin, 1976. "Whereby We Thrive: A History of American Farming, 1607–1972. By John T. Schlebecker. Ames, Iowa, Iowa State University Press, 1975. Pp. x + 342. $12.95," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 50(02), pages 233-233, June.
  52. Wright, Gavin & Kunreuther, Howard, 1975. "Cotton, Corn and Risk in the Nineteenth Century," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 35(03), pages 526-551, September.
  53. Wright, Gavin, 1975. "Slavery and the cotton boom," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 12(4), pages 439-451, October.
  54. Wright, Gavin, 1974. "The Political Economy of New Deal Spending: An Econometric Analysis," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 56(1), pages 30-38, February.
  55. Wright, Gavin, 1974. "Cotton Competition and the Post-Bellum Recovery of the American South," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 34(03), pages 610-635, September.
  56. Wright, Gavin & Hohenberg, Paul M., 1974. "Dissertation Comments," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 34(01), pages 304-312, March.
  57. Wright, Gavin, 1973. "Comment on Papers by Reid, Ransom and Sutch, and Higgs," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 33(01), pages 170-176, March.
  58. Wright, Gavin, 1973. "New and Old Views on the Economics of Slavery," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 33(02), pages 452-466, June.
  59. Wright, Gavin, 1973. "The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Ante-Bellum South. By John W. Blassingame. New York, Oxford University Press, 1972. Pp. xv + 262. $7.95," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 47(03), pages 386-388, September.
  60. Wright, Gavin, 1972. "The Reinterpretation of American Economic History. Edited by Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman. New York: Harper & Row, 1971. Pp. 494," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 32(02), pages 566-569, June.
  61. Passell, Peter & Wright, Gavin, 1972. "The Effects of Pre-Civil War Territorial Expansion on the Price of Slaves," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 80(6), pages 1188-1202, Nov.-Dec..
  62. Wright, Gavin, 1971. "An Econometric Study of Cotton Production and Trade, 1830-1860," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 53(2), pages 111-120, May.
  1. Gavin Wright, 1999. "Can a Nation Learn? American Technology as a Network Phenomenon," NBER Chapters,in: Learning by Doing in Markets, Firms, and Countries, pages 295-332 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  1. Wright, Gavin, 2013. "Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South," Economics Books, Harvard University Press, number 9780674049338, Spring.
  2. Robert M Stern & Gavin Wright & Hugh Patrick (ed.), 2010. "THE JAPANESE ECONOMY IN RETROSPECT:Selected Papers by Gary R Saxonhouse(In 2 Volumes)," World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., volume 12, number 7256, 04.
  3. Anthony J. Venables & William Maloney & Ari Kokko & Claudio Bravo Ortega & Daniel Lederman & Roberto Rigobón & José De Gregorio & Jesse Czelusta & Shamila A. Jayasuriya & Magnus Blomström & L. Colin X, 2007. "Natural Resources: Neither Curse nor Destiny," IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank, number 350 edited by William Maloney & Daniel Lederman.
  4. Carter,Susan B. & Gartner,Scott Sigmund & Haines,Michael R. & Olmstead,Alan L. & Sutch,Richard & Wri (ed.), 2006. "The Historical Statistics of the United States 5 Volume Hardback Set," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521817912, October.
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  1. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (4) 1999-10-20 2005-04-16 2005-04-16 2009-05-02
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 1999-10-20 2001-04-11
  3. NEP-INO: Innovation (2) 2005-04-16 2009-05-02
  4. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2002-09-28
  5. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2005-04-16
  6. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 1999-10-20
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