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Leigh Gardner

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http://www.lse.ac.uk/economicHistory/whosWho/academic_staff/Profiles/lgardner.aspx

Affiliation

Department of Economic History
London School of Economics (LSE)

London, United Kingdom
http://www.lse.ac.uk/economicHistory/

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Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
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Working papers

  1. Gardner, Leigh, 2015. "The curious incident of the franc in the Gambia: exchange rate instability and imperial monetary systems in the 1920s," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 65070, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  2. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2015. "Economic Development In Africa And Europe : Reciprocal Comparisons," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 232, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
  3. Gardner, Leigh, 2014. "The Curious Incident of the Franc in the Gambia: Floating Exchange Rates and the British Imperial Monetary System in the 1920s," African Economic History Working Paper 19/2014, African Economic History Network.
  4. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2014. "African economic growth in a European mirror: a historical perspective," Economic History Working Papers 56493, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
  5. Fourie, Johan & Gardner, Leigh, 2014. "The internationalization of economic history: a puzzle," Economic History Working Papers 56786, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
  6. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2013. "Africa's Growth Prospects in a European mirror: a Historical Perspective," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 172, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
  7. Gardner, Leigh, 2008. "To take or to make?: contracting for legitimacy in the emerging states of twelth century Britain," Economic History Working Papers 36861, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.

Articles

  1. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2016. "Economic Development In Africa And Europe: Reciprocal Comparisons," Revista de Historia Económica, Cambridge University Press, vol. 34(01), pages 11-37, March.
  2. Gardner, Leigh, 2015. "The curious incident of the franc in the Gambia: exchange rate instability and imperial monetary systems in the 1920s," Financial History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 22(03), pages 291-314, December.
  3. Leigh Gardner, 2014. "William G. Martin , South Africa and the world economy: remaking race, state and region ( Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press , 2013 . Pp. x + 271. 10 figs. 1 tabs. ISBN 9781580464314 Hbk. £," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 67(3), pages 887-888, August.
  4. Leigh A. Gardner, 2014. "The rise and fall of sterling in Liberia, 1847–1943," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 67(4), pages 1089-1112, November.
  5. Johan Fourie & Leigh Gardner, 2014. "The Internationalization of Economic History: A Puzzle," Economic History of Developing Regions, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(1), pages 1-14, June.

Books

  1. Gardner, Leigh A., 2012. "Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199661527.

Editorship

  1. Economic History of Developing Regions, Taylor & Francis Journals.

Citations

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Blog mentions

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  1. Fourie, Johan & Gardner, Leigh, 2014. "The internationalization of economic history: a puzzle," Economic History Working Papers 56786, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.

    Mentioned in:

    1. On the economic histories of developing regions
      by Johan Fourie in Johan Fourie's Blog on 2014-05-20 09:33:28

Working papers

  1. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2014. "African economic growth in a European mirror: a historical perspective," Economic History Working Papers 56493, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.

    Cited by:

    1. Gareth Austin & Stephen Broadberry, 2014. "Introduction: The renaissance of African economic history," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 67(4), pages 893-906, November.

  2. Fourie, Johan & Gardner, Leigh, 2014. "The internationalization of economic history: a puzzle," Economic History Working Papers 56786, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.

    Cited by:

    1. Elise Huillery, 2009. "History Matters: The Long-Term Impact of Colonial Public Investments in French West Africa," Post-Print hal-00813038, HAL.

  3. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2013. "Africa's Growth Prospects in a European mirror: a Historical Perspective," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 172, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).

    Cited by:

    1. Lopez-Uribe, Maria del Pilar & Castells-Quintana, David & McDermott, Thomas K. J., 2017. "Geography, institutions and development: a review ofthe long-run impacts of climate change," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 65147, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    2. Naudé, Wim, 2017. "Entrepreneurship, Education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa," IZA Discussion Papers 10855, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Bhorat, Haroon & Chelwa, Grieve & Naidoo, Karmen & Stanwix, Benjamin, 2017. "Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: Resource Dependence and Inequality in Africa: Impacts, consequences and potential solutions," UNDP Africa Reports 267645, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
    4. McDermott,Thomas K.J., 2016. "Investing in disaster risk management in an uncertain climate," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7631, The World Bank.
    5. EZZAHIDI, Elhadj & El Alaoui, Aicha, 2015. "Determinants of the recent growth surge in Africa: what changed since mid-1990s?," MPRA Paper 67792, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa & Haroon Bhorat & Grieve Chelwa & Karmen Naidoo & Benjamin Stanwix, "undated". "Resource Dependence and Inequality in Africa: Impacts, consequences and potential solutions," UNDP Africa Policy Notes 2017-07, United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa.

  4. Gardner, Leigh, 2008. "To take or to make?: contracting for legitimacy in the emerging states of twelth century Britain," Economic History Working Papers 36861, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.

    Cited by:

    1. Paul David & S. Ryan Johansson & Andrea Pozzi, 2010. "The Demography of an Early Mortality Transition: Life Expectancy, Survival and Mortality Rates for Britain's Royals, 1500-1799," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _083, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
    2. Amy Blakeway, 2015. "The sixteenth-century price rise: new evidence from Scotland, 1500–85," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 68(1), pages 167-190, February.

Articles

  1. Leigh A. Gardner, 2014. "The rise and fall of sterling in Liberia, 1847–1943," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 67(4), pages 1089-1112, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Gardner, Leigh, 2015. "The curious incident of the franc in the Gambia: exchange rate instability and imperial monetary systems in the 1920s," Financial History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 22(03), pages 291-314, December.

  2. Johan Fourie & Leigh Gardner, 2014. "The Internationalization of Economic History: A Puzzle," Economic History of Developing Regions, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(1), pages 1-14, June.
    See citations under working paper version above.

Books

  1. Gardner, Leigh A., 2012. "Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199661527.

    Cited by:

    1. Gareth Austin & Stephen Broadberry, 2014. "Introduction: The renaissance of African economic history," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 67(4), pages 893-906, November.
    2. Ewout Frankema & Jeffrey Williamson & Pieter Woltjer, 2015. "An Economic Rationale for the African Scramble: The Commercial Transition and the Commodity Price Boom of 1845-1885," NBER Working Papers 21213, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Gardner, Leigh, 2015. "The curious incident of the franc in the Gambia: exchange rate instability and imperial monetary systems in the 1920s," Financial History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 22(03), pages 291-314, December.
    4. Leigh A. Gardner, 2014. "The rise and fall of sterling in Liberia, 1847–1943," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 67(4), pages 1089-1112, November.
    5. Jerven, Morten & Austin, Gareth & Green, Erik & Uche, Chibuike & Frankema, Ewout & Fourie, Johan & Inikori, Joseph & Moradi, Alexander & Hillbom, Ellen, 2012. "Moving Forward in African Economic History. Bridging the Gap Between Methods and Sources," Lund Papers in Economic History 124, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    6. Belinda Archibong, 2016. "Historical origins of persistent inequality in Nigeria," WIDER Working Paper Series 161, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    7. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2016. "Economic Development In Africa And Europe: Reciprocal Comparisons," Revista de Historia Económica, Cambridge University Press, vol. 34(01), pages 11-37, March.
    8. Denis Cogneau & Yannick Dupraz & Sandrine Mesplé-Somps, 2018. "African states and development in historical perspective: Colonial public finances in British and French West," PSE Working Papers halshs-01820209, HAL.
    9. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2014. "African economic growth in a European mirror: a historical perspective," Economic History Working Papers 56493, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
    10. Bas De Roo, 2017. "Taxation in the Congo Free State, an exceptional case? (1885–1908)," Economic History of Developing Regions, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(2), pages 97-126, May.
    11. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2013. "Africa's Growth Prospects in a European mirror: a Historical Perspective," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 172, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
    12. Jens Andersson, 2017. "Long-Term Dynamics of the State in Francophone West Africa: Fiscal Capacity Pathways 1850–2010," Economic History of Developing Regions, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(1), pages 37-70, January.
    13. Bertazzini, Mattia C., 2018. "The long-term impact of Italian colonial roads in the Horn of Africa, 1935-2000," Economic History Working Papers 87074, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
    14. Broms, Rasmus, 2017. "Colonial Revenue Extraction and Modern Day Government Quality in the British Empire," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 90(C), pages 269-280.

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NEP Fields

NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 5 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (5) 2014-04-18 2014-04-18 2014-05-24 2015-05-30 2016-03-06. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2014-04-18 2014-04-18 2015-05-30
  3. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (2) 2014-04-18 2014-05-24
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2015-05-30
  5. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2015-05-30
  6. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2016-03-06

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