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Philip T. Hoffman

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Affiliation

Division of Social Sciences
California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California (United States)
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228-77, Caltech, Pasadena CA 91125
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Working papers

  1. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 2015. "Entry, information, and financial development: A century of competition between French banks and notaries," PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique" halshs-01207248, HAL.
  2. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 2014. "Capitalism and Financial Development: The Case of Mortgage Markets in France, 1807–1899," Post-Print halshs-01207254, HAL.
  3. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 2011. "History, Geography, and the Markets for Mortgage Loans in Nineteenth-Century," Post-Print halshs-00754812, HAL.
  4. Philip T. Hoffman & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal & Gilles Postel-Vinay, 2009. "Surviving Large Losses: Financial Crises, the Middle Class, and the Development of Capital Markets," Post-Print halshs-00825264, HAL.
  5. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 1994. "What do Notaries do? Overcoming Asymmetric Information in Financial Markets: The Case of Paris, 1751," UCLA Economics Working Papers 719, UCLA Department of Economics.
  6. Cull, Robert J. & Hoffman, Philip T. & Hughson, Eric., 1992. "New Evidence for an Old Controversy: Scattered Landholdings and Open Fields," Working Papers 788, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  7. Hoffman, Philip T., 1991. "Land Rents and Agricultural Productivity: The Paris Basin, 1450-1789," Working Papers 752, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  8. Hoffman, Philip T., 1990. "Social History and Agricultural Productivity: The Paris Basin, 1450-1800," Working Papers 742, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  9. Hoffman, Philip T., 1983. "Social History and Taxes: The Case of Early Modern France," Working Papers 495, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  10. Hoffman, Philip T., 1983. "Economic Theory and Sharecropping in Early Modern France," Working Papers 496, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  11. Hoffman, Philip., 1981. "Sharecropping and Investment in Agriculture in Early Modern France," Working Papers 406, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  12. Hoffman, Philip., 1981. "Pious Bequests in Wills: A Statistical Analysis," Working Papers 393, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Articles

  1. Philip T. Hoffman, 2017. "Public Economics and History: A Review of Fiscal Regimes and the Political Economy of Premodern States, Edited by Andrew Monson and Walter Scheidel," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 55(4), pages 1556-1569, December.
  2. Hoffman, Philip T. & Postel-Vinay, Gilles & Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, 2015. "Entry, information, and financial development: A century of competition between French banks and notaries," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 55(C), pages 39-57.
  3. Hoffman, Philip T., 2015. "What Do States Do? Politics and Economic History," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 75(02), pages 303-332, June.
  4. Hoffman, Philip T., 2012. "Why Was It Europeans Who Conquered the World?," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 72(03), pages 601-633, September.
  5. Hoffman, Philip T., 2011. "Why the West Rules–for Now: The Patterns of History and What They Reveal About the Future. By Ian Morris. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2010. $35.00, hardcover," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 71(02), pages 545-547, June.
  6. Philip T. Hoffman, 2011. "Prices, the military revolution, and western Europe's comparative advantage in violence," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(s1), pages 39-59, February.
  7. Hoffman, Philip T. & Jacks, David S. & Levin, Patricia A. & Lindert, Peter H., 2002. "Real Inequality In Europe Since 1500," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(02), pages 322-355, June.
  8. Hoffman, Philip T., 2001. "MODERN EUROPE Histoire agraire de la France au XVIIIe si cle. By G rard B aur. Paris: ditions SEDES, 2000. Pp. 320. 21.13, paper," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(04), pages 1108-1109, December.
  9. Hoffman, Philip & Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, 2001. "Session 2b: Wars And Structure Of Government," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(02), pages 519-520, June.
  10. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 1998. "What do Notaries do?. Overcoming Asymmetric Information in Financial Markets: The Case of Paris, 1751," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 154(3), pages 499-499, September.
  11. Hoffman, Philip T., 1995. "Les fermiers de l'ôle-de-France: L'ascension d'un patronat agricole (XVe–XVIIIe siècles). By Jean-Marc Moriceau. Paris: Fayard, 1994. Pp. 1,069," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 55(04), pages 925-926, December.
  12. Hoffman, Philip T. & Postel-Vinay, Gilles & Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, 1995. "Redistribution and Long-Term Private Debt in Paris, 1660–1726," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 55(02), pages 256-284, June.
  13. Hoffman, Philip T. & Postel-Vinay, Gilles & Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, 1992. "Private Credit Markets in Paris, 1690–1840," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 52(02), pages 293-306, June.
  14. Hoffman, Philip T., 1991. "Land Rents and Agricultural Productivity: The Paris Basin, 1450–1789," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 51(04), pages 771-805, December.
  15. Hoffman, Philip T., 1990. "Comments on Craig, Hood, and Barbezat," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 50(02), pages 444-446, June.
  16. Philip T. Hoffman, 1988. "Institutions and Agriculture in Old Regime France," Politics & Society, , vol. 16(2-3), pages 241-264, June.
  17. Hoffman, Philip T., 1986. "Absolutism and Society in Seventeenth-Century France: State Power and Provincial Aristocracy in Languedoc. By William Beik. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985. Pp. xviii, 375. $44.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 46(02), pages 533-534, June.
  18. Hoffman, Philip T., 1986. "Taxes and Agrarian Life in Early Modern France: Land Sales, 1550–1730," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 46(01), pages 37-55, March.
  19. Hoffman, Philip T., 1984. "The Economic Theory of Sharecropping in Early Modern France," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 44(02), pages 309-319, June.
  20. Hoffman, Philip T., 1982. "Sharecropping and Investment in Agriculture in Early Modern France," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 42(01), pages 155-159, March.

Chapters

  1. Philip T. Hoffman, 2015. "Introduction," Introductory Chapters,in: Why Did Europe Conquer the World? Princeton University Press.
  2. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 2008. "History, Geography, and the Markets for Mortgage Loans in Nineteenth-Century France," NBER Chapters,in: Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy, pages 155-176 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Philip T. Hoffman, 2015. "Why Did Europe Conquer the World?," Economics Books, Princeton University Press, edition 1, number 10452, December.
  2. Engerman,Stanley L. & Hoffman,Philip T. & Rosenthal,Jean-Laurent & Sokoloff,Kenneth L. (ed.), 2010. "Finance, Intermediaries, and Economic Development," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521147415, December.
  3. Engerman,Stanley L. & Hoffman,Philip T. & Rosenthal,Jean-Laurent & Sokoloff,Kenneth L. (ed.), 2003. "Finance, Intermediaries, and Economic Development," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521820547, December.

Citations

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Blog mentions

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  1. Philip T. Hoffman, 2015. "Why Did Europe Conquer the World?," Economics Books, Princeton University Press, edition 1, number 10452, December.

    Mentioned in:

    1. Tribalism, Terranism, and Technology: The Pitfalls and Promises of Globalization
      by Jason Barr in Building the skyline on 2018-10-19 12:14:07
  2. Hoffman, Philip T. & Jacks, David S. & Levin, Patricia A. & Lindert, Peter H., 2002. "Real Inequality In Europe Since 1500," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(02), pages 322-355, June.

    Mentioned in:

    1. Inequality & the First Globalisation
      by pseudoerasmus in Pseudoerasmus on 2016-05-23 05:01:55

Working papers

  1. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 2015. "Entry, information, and financial development: A century of competition between French banks and notaries," PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique" halshs-01207248, HAL.

    Cited by:

    1. Le Bris, David, 2013. "Customary versus Civil Law within Old Regime France," MPRA Paper 52123, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  2. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 2011. "History, Geography, and the Markets for Mortgage Loans in Nineteenth-Century," Post-Print halshs-00754812, HAL.

    Cited by:

    1. Hoffman, Philip T. & Postel-Vinay, Gilles & Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, 2015. "Entry, information, and financial development: A century of competition between French banks and notaries," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 55(C), pages 39-57.

  3. Philip T. Hoffman & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal & Gilles Postel-Vinay, 2009. "Surviving Large Losses: Financial Crises, the Middle Class, and the Development of Capital Markets," Post-Print halshs-00825264, HAL.

    Cited by:

    1. Michael D. Bordo & Christopher M. Meissner, 2007. "Foreign Capital and Economic Growth in the First Era of Globalization," NBER Working Papers 13577, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. 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.
    3. Les Hannah, 2014. "Corporations in the US and Europe 1790-1860," Business History, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 56(6), pages 865-899, September.
    4. Bordo, Michael D. & Cavallo, Alberto F. & Meissner, Christopher M., 2010. "Sudden stops: Determinants and output effects in the first era of globalization, 1880-1913," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(2), pages 227-241, March.
    5. Roine, Jesper & Vlachos, Jonas & Waldenström, Daniel, 2009. "The long-run determinants of inequality: What can we learn from top income data?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(7-8), pages 974-988, August.
    6. Fabio Braggion & Mintra Dwarkasing & Steven Ongena, 2018. "Household wealth inequality, entrepreneurs’ financial constraints, and the great recession: evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 50(3), pages 533-543, March.
    7. Robert Cull & Lance E. Davis & Naomi R. Lamoreaux & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 2005. "Historical Financing of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises," NBER Working Papers 11695, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  4. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 1994. "What do Notaries do? Overcoming Asymmetric Information in Financial Markets: The Case of Paris, 1751," UCLA Economics Working Papers 719, UCLA Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Benito Arruñada, 2007. "Market and institutional determinants in the regulation of conveyancers," Economics Working Papers 1034, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
    2. Bennardo, Alberto & Pagano, Marco & Piccolo, Salvatore, 2009. "Multiple-Bank Lending, Creditor Rights and Information Sharing," CEPR Discussion Papers 7186, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    3. Kaire Põder, 2010. "Credible commitment and cartel: the case of the Hansa merchant in the guild of late medieval Tallin," Baltic Journal of Economics, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies, vol. 10(1), pages 43-60, June.

  5. Hoffman, Philip T., 1991. "Land Rents and Agricultural Productivity: The Paris Basin, 1450-1789," Working Papers 752, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Jacob L. Weisdorf, 2006. "From domestic manufacture to Industrial Revolution: long-run growth and agricultural development," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 58(2), pages 264-287, April.
    2. Paul R. Sharp & Jacob L. Weisdorf, 2011. "French Revolution or Industrial Revolution? A Note on the Contrasting Experiences of England and France up to 1800," Working Papers 0012, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History.
    3. Edvinsson, Rodney, 2015. "Pre-industrial population and economic growth: Was there a Malthusian mechanism in Sweden?," Stockholm Papers in Economic History 17, Stockholm University, Department of Economic History.
    4. Bohlin, Jan & Larsson, Svante, 2006. "Protectionism, agricultural prices and relative factor incomes: Sweden’s wage-rental ratio, 1877-1926," Göteborg Papers in Economic History 7, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economic History.
    5. Rodney Benjamin Edvinsson, 2017. "The response of vital rates to harvest fluctuations in pre-industrial Sweden," Cliometrica, Springer;Cliometric Society (Association Francaise de Cliométrie), vol. 11(2), pages 245-268, May.

  6. Hoffman, Philip T., 1983. "Economic Theory and Sharecropping in Early Modern France," Working Papers 496, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Carmona, Juan & Simpson, James, 1999. "¿Son los contratos agrarios un factor determinante del crecimiento económico? El ejemplo de la aparcería en los siglos XIX-XX," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH dh991304, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.

  7. Hoffman, Philip., 1981. "Sharecropping and Investment in Agriculture in Early Modern France," Working Papers 406, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Yutaka ARIMOTO & Tetsuji OKAZAKI & Masaki NAKABAYASHI, 2010. "Agrarian Land Tenancy In Prewar Japan: Contract Choice And Implications On Productivity," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 48(3), pages 293-318.
    2. Carmona, Juan & Simpson, James, 1999. "¿Son los contratos agrarios un factor determinante del crecimiento económico? El ejemplo de la aparcería en los siglos XIX-XX," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH dh991304, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.
    3. Patrick Svensson & Mats Olsson, 2013. "The landlord lag: productivity on peasant farms and landlord demesnes, Sweden 1700-1860," Working Papers 13016, Economic History Society.

Articles

  1. Hoffman, Philip T. & Postel-Vinay, Gilles & Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, 2015. "Entry, information, and financial development: A century of competition between French banks and notaries," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 55(C), pages 39-57. See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Hoffman, Philip T., 2015. "What Do States Do? Politics and Economic History," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 75(02), pages 303-332, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Karaman, Kivanc & Pamuk, Sevket & Yildirim, Secil, 2018. "Money and Monetary Stability in Europe, 1300-1914," CEPR Discussion Papers 12583, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. KOYAMA, Mark & MORIGUCHI, Chiaki & SNG, Tuan-Hwee, 2017. "Geopolitics and Asia’s Little Divergence: State Building in China and Japan After 1850," Discussion paper series HIAS-E-51, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University.
    3. Rota, Mauro, 2016. "Military spending, fiscal capacity and the democracy puzzle," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 60(C), pages 41-51.
    4. Johnson, Noel D. & Koyama, Mark, 2017. "States and economic growth: Capacity and constraints," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 1-20.
    5. Finley, Theresa & Koyama, Mark, 2016. "Plague, Politics, and Pogroms: The Black Death, Rule of Law, and the persecution of Jews in the Holy Roman Empire," MPRA Paper 72110, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  3. Hoffman, Philip T., 2012. "Why Was It Europeans Who Conquered the World?," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 72(03), pages 601-633, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Ko, Chiu Yu & Koyama, Mark & Sng, Tuan-Hwee, 2014. "Unified China; Divided Europe," MPRA Paper 60418, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Mark Dincecco & Mauricio Prado, 2012. "Warfare, fiscal capacity, and performance," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 17(3), pages 171-203, September.
    3. Mark Koyama & Chiu Yo Ko & Tuan-Hwee Sng, 2014. "Unified China and divided Europe," Working Papers 14005, Economic History Society.
    4. Corchón, Luis C. & Yıldızparlak, Anıl, 2013. "Give peace a chance: The effect of ownership and asymmetric information on peace," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 92(C), pages 116-126.
    5. Mark Dincecco & James Fenske & Massimiliano Gaetano Onorato, 2014. "Is Africa Different? Historical Conflict and State Development," CSAE Working Paper Series 2014-35, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    6. Yuchtman, Noam, 2017. "Teaching to the tests: an economic analysis of traditional and modern education in late imperial and republican China," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 91513, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    7. Dincecco, Mark & Katz, Gabriel, 2012. "State Capacity and Long-Run Performance," MPRA Paper 38299, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Yuchtman, Noam, 2017. "Teaching to the tests: An economic analysis of traditional and modern education in late imperial and republican China," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 63(C), pages 70-90.
    9. Lagerlöf, Nils-Petter, 2014. "Population, technology and fragmentation: The European miracle revisited," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 108(C), pages 87-105.

  4. Philip T. Hoffman, 2011. "Prices, the military revolution, and western Europe's comparative advantage in violence," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(s1), pages 39-59, February.

    Cited by:

    1. Li Tan, 2013. "Market-Supporting Institutions, Gild Organisations, and the Industrial Revolution: A Comparative View," Australian Economic History Review, Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand, vol. 53(3), pages 221-246, November.
    2. Traviss Cassidy & Mark Dincecco & Massimiliano Gaetano Onorato, 2015. "The Economic Legacy of Warfare: Evidence from European Regions," Working Papers 6/2015, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, revised Jul 2015.
    3. Lagerlöf, Nils-Petter, 2014. "Population, technology and fragmentation: The European miracle revisited," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 108(C), pages 87-105.
    4. Oeindrila Dube & S.P. Harish, 2017. "Queens," NBER Working Papers 23337, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Harrison, Mark, 2011. "Capitalism at War," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 60, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).

  5. Hoffman, Philip T. & Jacks, David S. & Levin, Patricia A. & Lindert, Peter H., 2002. "Real Inequality In Europe Since 1500," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(02), pages 322-355, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff, 2008. "This Time is Different: A Panoramic View of Eight Centuries of Financial Crises," NBER Working Papers 13882, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Edoardo Demo & Roberto Ricciuti & Mattia Viale, 2018. "Decomposing Economic Inequality in Early Modern Venice (ca. 1650-1800)," HHB Working Papers Series 12, The Historical Household Budgets Project.
    3. Cormac Ó Gráda, 2007. "You take the high road and I’ll take the low road : economic success and wellbeing in the longer run," Open Access publications 10197/491, School of Economics, University College Dublin.
    4. Yoshiaki Sugimoto, 2006. "Endogenous Trade Policy: Political Struggle in the Growth Process," ISER Discussion Paper 0678, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
    5. Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2009. "Five Centuries of Latin American Inequality," NBER Working Papers 15305, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Joseph Molitoris & Martin Dribe, 2016. "Industrialization and inequality revisited: mortality differentials and vulnerability to economic stress in Stockholm, 1878–1926," European Review of Economic History, Oxford University Press, vol. 20(2), pages 176-197.
    7. Guido Alfani, 2016. "The rich in historical perspective. Evidence for preindustrial Europe (ca. 1300-1800)," Working Papers 571, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.
    8. Steven Nafziger & Peter Lindert, 2011. "Russian Inequality on the Eve of Revolution," Department of Economics Working Papers 2013-13, Department of Economics, Williams College, revised Sep 2013.
    9. Peter H. Lindert & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2016. "American colonial incomes, 1650–1774," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 69(1), pages 54-77, February.
    10. Coşgel, Metin M. & Ergene, Boğaç A., 2012. "Inequality of Wealth in the Ottoman Empire: War, Weather, and Long-Term Trends in Eighteenth-Century Kastamonu," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 72(02), pages 308-331, June.
    11. Hanno Scholtz, 2008. "Does Inequality Rise from Above or from Below? Understanding Income Skewness Trends in 16 OECD Countries, 1985-2005," LIS Working papers 504, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg.
    12. Guillaume Daudin, 2010. "Domestic Trade and Market Size in Late 18th century France," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/b0ghejdpldr, Sciences Po.
    13. Francesco Olivanti, 2018. "Standard Budgets in Spanish Economic History: a User’s Guide to Sources and Methods," HHB Working Papers Series 10, The Historical Household Budgets Project.
    14. William C. Baer, 2010. "Stuart London's standard of living: re-examining the Settlement of Tithes of 1638 for rents, income, and poverty," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 63(3), pages 612-637, August.
    15. Alfani, Guido & Ryckbosch, Wouter, 2016. "Growing apart in early modern Europe? A comparison of inequality trends in Italy and the Low Countries, 1500–1800," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 143-153.
    16. Angeles, Luis, 2008. "GDP per capita or real wages? Making sense of conflicting views on pre-industrial Europe," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 45(2), pages 147-163, April.
    17. Joan R. Rosés & Kevin H. O'Rourke & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2007. "Globalization, Growth and Distribution in Spain 1500-1913," Trinity Economics Papers tep0407, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.
    18. Ann Carlos & Frank Lewis, 2010. "Property Rights, Standards of Living, and Economic Growth: Western Canadian Cree," Working Papers 1232, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
    19. Omar Licandro & David de la Croix, 2013. "The Longevity of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein," 2013 Meeting Papers 46, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    20. Chor, Davin, 2005. "Institutions, wages, and inequality: The case of Europe and its periphery (1500-1899)," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 42(4), pages 547-566, October.
    21. Francisco J. Beltran Tapia & Julio Martinez-Galarrage, 2015. "Inequality and poverty in a developing economy: Evidence from regional data (Spain, 1860-1930)," Working Papers 0078, European Historical Economics Society (EHES).
    22. Álvarez-Nogal, Carlos & Prados de la Escosura, Leandro, 2011. "The Rise and Fall of Spain (1270-1850)," CEPR Discussion Papers 8369, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    23. Lindert, Peter H. & Williamson, Jeffrey G., 2013. "American Incomes Before and After the Revolution," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 73(03), pages 725-765, September.
    24. Jørgen Modalsli, 2015. "Inequality in the very long run: inferring inequality from data on social groups," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 13(2), pages 225-247, June.
    25. Guido Alfani & Francesco Ammannati, 2017. "Long‐term trends in economic inequality: the case of the Florentine state, c. 1300–1800," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 70(4), pages 1072-1102, November.
    26. Velde, Francois R., 2017. "An Analysis of Revenues at the Comédie française, 1680-1793," Working Paper Series WP-2017-24, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
    27. Koyama, Mark, 2012. "The transformation of labor supply in the pre-industrial world," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 81(2), pages 505-523.
    28. Wouter Ryckbosch, 2016. "Editor's choice Economic inequality and growth before the industrial revolution: the case of the Low Countries (fourteenth to nineteenth centuries)," European Review of Economic History, Oxford University Press, vol. 20(1), pages 1-22.
    29. Sugimoto, Yoshiaki & Nakagawa, Masao, 2011. "Endogenous trade policy: Political struggle in the growth process," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 12-29, February.
    30. Peter H. Lindert & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2002. "Mondialisation et inégalité : une longue histoire," Revue d’économie du développement, De Boeck Université, vol. 10(1), pages 7-41.
    31. Martina Cioni & Govanni Federico & Michelangelo Vasta, 2018. "Ninety years of publications in Economic History: evidence from the top five field journals (1927-2017)," Department of Economics University of Siena 791, Department of Economics, University of Siena.
    32. Elisabeth Bublitz & Michael Wyrwich, 2018. "Technological change and labor market integration," Jena Economic Research Papers 2018-008, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
    33. Peter H. Lindert & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2001. "Does Globalization Make the World More Unequal?," NBER Working Papers 8228, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    34. Leonardo Ridolfi, 2017. "Six centuries of real wages in France from Louis IX to Napoleon III: 1250-1860," LEM Papers Series 2017/14, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy.
    35. Heibø Modalsli, Jørgen, 2011. "Solow meets Marx: Economic growth and the emergence of social class," Memorandum 21/2011, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
    36. Peter H. Lindert & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2012. "American Incomes 1774-1860," NBER Working Papers 18396, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    37. Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2009. "History without Evidence: Latin American Inequality since 1491," Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers 3, Courant Research Centre PEG.
    38. Jord Hanus, 2013. "Real inequality in the early modern Low Countries: the city of ’s-Hertogenbosch, 1500–1660," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 66(3), pages 733-756, August.
    39. McCants, Anne E.C., 2007. "Inequality among the poor of eighteenth century Amsterdam," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 44(1), pages 1-21, January.
    40. Williamson, Jeffrey G., 2009. "History without evidence: Latin American inequality since 1491," Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Discussion Papers 81, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics.
    41. Richard H. Steckel, 2001. "Health and Nutrition in the Preindustrial Era: Insights from a Millennium of Average Heights in Northern Europe," NBER Working Papers 8542, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    42. Navas, Antonio, 2009. "Trade Openness, Institutional Change and Economic Growth," Working Papers in Economic Theory 2009/05, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Department of Economic Analysis (Economic Theory and Economic History).
    43. Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2015. "Latin American Inequality: Colonial Origins, Commodity Booms, or a Missed 20th Century Leveling?," NBER Working Papers 20915, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    44. Wouter Ryckbosch, 2014. "Economic inequality and growth before the industrial revolution: A case study of the Low Countries (14th-19th centuries)," Working Papers 067, "Carlo F. Dondena" Centre for Research on Social Dynamics (DONDENA), Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.
    45. Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2009. "History without Evidence: Latin American Inequality since 1491," NBER Working Papers 14766, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    46. Yoshiaki Sugimoto, 2005. "Endogenous Globalization and Income Divergence," Development and Comp Systems 0503003, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    47. Santiago Caballero, Carlos & Fernández, Eva, 2018. "Economic inequality in Madrid, 1500-1840," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH 27072, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.
    48. Bengtsson, Tommy & Dribe, Martin, 2011. "The late emergence of socioeconomic mortality differentials: A micro-level study of adult mortality in southern Sweden 1815-1968," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 48(3), pages 389-400, July.

  6. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 1998. "What do Notaries do?. Overcoming Asymmetric Information in Financial Markets: The Case of Paris, 1751," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 154(3), pages 499-499, September.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  7. Hoffman, Philip T. & Postel-Vinay, Gilles & Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, 1995. "Redistribution and Long-Term Private Debt in Paris, 1660–1726," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 55(02), pages 256-284, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Quinn, Stephen, 1997. "Goldsmith-Banking: Mutual Acceptance and Interbanker Clearing in Restoration London," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 411-432, October.
    2. Timur Kuran & Jared Rubin, 2014. "The Financial Power of the Powerless: Socio-Economic Status and Interest Rates under Partial Rule of Law," Working Papers 14-22, Chapman University, Economic Science Institute.

  8. Hoffman, Philip T. & Postel-Vinay, Gilles & Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, 1992. "Private Credit Markets in Paris, 1690–1840," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 52(02), pages 293-306, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Leonor Freire Costa, & M. Manuela Rocha, & Paulo Brito, 2014. "Money Supply and the Credit Market in Early Modern Economies: The Case of Eighteenth-Century Lisbon," Working Papers GHES - Office of Economic and Social History 2014/52, ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, GHES - Social and Economic History Research Unit, Universidade de Lisboa.
    2. Peter Temin & Joachim Voth, 2006. "Banking as an emerging technology: Hoare's Bank, 1702-1742," Economics Working Papers 1263, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
    3. Ingrid Groessl & Nadine Levratto, 2012. "International Similarities of Bank Lending Practices and Varieties of Insolvency Laws: a Comparative Analysis of France and Germany," Macroeconomics and Finance Series 201203, University of Hamburg, Department of Socioeconomics.
    4. B. Zorina Khan, 2015. "Invisible Women: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Family Firms in France during Early Industrialization," NBER Working Papers 20854, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. David le Bris & William N. Goetzmann & Sébastien Pouget, 2014. "Testing Asset Pricing Theory on Six Hundred Years of Stock Returns: Prices and Dividends for the Bazacle Company from 1372 to 1946," NBER Working Papers 20199, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Timur Kuran & Jared Rubin, 2014. "The Financial Power of the Powerless: Socio-Economic Status and Interest Rates under Partial Rule of Law," Working Papers 14-22, Chapman University, Economic Science Institute.

  9. Hoffman, Philip T., 1991. "Land Rents and Agricultural Productivity: The Paris Basin, 1450–1789," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 51(04), pages 771-805, December.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  10. Hoffman, Philip T., 1984. "The Economic Theory of Sharecropping in Early Modern France," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 44(02), pages 309-319, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Luis H. B. Braido, 2003. "Insurance and Incentives in Sharecropping," CESifo Working Paper Series 1098, CESifo Group Munich.
    2. Yutaka ARIMOTO & Tetsuji OKAZAKI & Masaki NAKABAYASHI, 2010. "Agrarian Land Tenancy In Prewar Japan: Contract Choice And Implications On Productivity," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 48(3), pages 293-318.
    3. Carmona, Juan & Simpson, James, 1999. "¿Son los contratos agrarios un factor determinante del crecimiento económico? El ejemplo de la aparcería en los siglos XIX-XX," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH dh991304, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.
    4. Bandiera, Oriana, 2000. "On the structure of tenancy contracts: theory and evidence from 19th century rural Sicily," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 3546, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    5. Daniel A. Ackerberg & Maristella Botticini, 2002. "Endogenous Matching and the Empirical Determinants of Contract Form," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 110(3), pages 564-591, June.
    6. Luis H.B. Braido, 2005. "Risk and Insurance in Sharecropping," Risk and Insurance 0508002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Raul V. Fabella, 2016. "Why Fixed Rent Contracts are Less Prevalent: Weak Third Party Enforcement and Endogenous Principal Type," UP School of Economics Discussion Papers 201606, University of the Philippines School of Economics.
    8. Yutaka Arimoto & Tetsuji Okazaki & Masaki Nakabayashi, 2005. "Risk, Transaction Costs, and Geographic Distribution of Share Tenancy: A Case of Pre-War Japan," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-322, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
    9. Ackerberg, Daniel A. & Botticini, Maristella, 2000. "The Choice of Agrarian Contracts in Early Renaissance Tuscany: Risk Sharing, Moral Hazard, or Capital Market Imperfections?," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 37(3), pages 241-257, July.

  11. Hoffman, Philip T., 1982. "Sharecropping and Investment in Agriculture in Early Modern France," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 42(01), pages 155-159, March.
    See citations under working paper version above.

Chapters

  1. Philip T. Hoffman & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, 2008. "History, Geography, and the Markets for Mortgage Loans in Nineteenth-Century France," NBER Chapters,in: Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy, pages 155-176 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Kirsten Wandschneider, 2014. "Lending to Lemons: Landschaft Credit in Eighteenth-Century Prussia," NBER Chapters,in: Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective, pages 305-325 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Kirsten Wandschneider, 2013. "Lending to Lemons: Landschafts-Credit in 18th Century Prussia," NBER Working Papers 19159, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Hoffman, Philip T. & Postel-Vinay, Gilles & Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, 2015. "Entry, information, and financial development: A century of competition between French banks and notaries," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 55(C), pages 39-57.

Books

  1. Philip T. Hoffman, 2015. "Why Did Europe Conquer the World?," Economics Books, Princeton University Press, edition 1, number 10452, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Igor Fedyukin, 2016. ""Westernizations” from Peter I to Meiji: War, Political Competition, and Reform," HSE Working papers WP BRP 122/HUM/2016, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
    2. Dziubinski, M. & Goyal, S. & Minarsch, D. E. N., 2017. "The Strategy of Conquest," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 1704, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
    3. Iyigun, Murat & Rubin, Jared & Seror, Avner, 2018. "A Theory of Conservative Revivals," IZA Discussion Papers 11954, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    4. KOYAMA, Mark & MORIGUCHI, Chiaki & SNG, Tuan-Hwee, 2017. "Geopolitics and Asia’s Little Divergence: State Building in China and Japan After 1850," Discussion paper series HIAS-E-51, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University.
    5. Stephen Broadberry & John Joseph Wallis, 2017. "Growing, Shrinking, and Long Run Economic Performance: Historical Perspectives on Economic Development," NBER Working Papers 23343, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Dincecco, Mark & Wang, Yuhua, 2018. "Internal Conflict, Elite Action, and State Failure: Evidence from China, 1000-1911," MPRA Paper 87777, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Johnson, Noel D. & Koyama, Mark, 2017. "States and economic growth: Capacity and constraints," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 1-20.
    8. Ma, Debin & Rubin, Jared, 2017. "The paradox of power: understanding fiscal capacity in Imperial China and absolutist regimes," Economic History Working Papers 75218, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
    9. Thilo R. Huning & Fabian Wahl, 2016. "You Reap What You Know: Observability of Soil Quality, and Political Fragmentation," Working Papers 0101, European Historical Economics Society (EHES).
    10. Belmonte, Alessandro & Di Lillo, Armando, 2018. "From Italianization to Germanization : Division of Labor, Economic Rents, and Anti-German Attitudes in South Tyrol," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 379, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
    11. Johan Schot & Laur Kanger, 2016. "Deep Transitions: Emergence, Acceleration, Stabilization and Directionality," SPRU Working Paper Series 2016-15, SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex Business School.

  2. Engerman,Stanley L. & Hoffman,Philip T. & Rosenthal,Jean-Laurent & Sokoloff,Kenneth L. (ed.), 2003. "Finance, Intermediaries, and Economic Development," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521820547, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Yasir Khan & Attiya Yasmin Javid, 2015. "The Impact of Formal and Informal Institutions on Economic Performance: A Cross-Country Analysis," PIDE-Working Papers 2015:130, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
    2. Rose, Jonathan D. & Snowden, Kenneth A., 2013. "The New Deal and the origins of the modern American real estate loan contract," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 50(4), pages 548-566.

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