|Agrarian Economies and the Industrial Revolution|
|1||Ancient Rome||Temin, Peter. "The Economy of the Early Roman Empire." Journal of Economic Perspectives (Winter 2006): 133-51.|
|2||Early Modern Europe||Allen, Robert C. "The Great Divergence in European Wages and Prices from the Middle Ages to the First World War." Explorations in Economic History 38 (October 2001): 411-47. |
Greif, Avner, Paul Milgrom, and Barry R. Weingast. "Coordination, Commitment, and Enforcement: The Case of the Merchant Guild." Journal of Political Economy 102 (August 1994): 745-76.
Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies. New York, NY: W.W. Norton and Co., 1997, chapter 18, pp. 354-75. ISBN: 0393038912. |
Acemoglu, Daron, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson. "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation." American Economic Review 91 (December 2001): 1369-1401.
Laslett, Peter. The World We Have Lost: Further Explored. 3rd ed. London, UK: Menthuen, 1983, chapters 4-5, pp. 81-121. ISBN: 0416353401. |
Lee, Ronald. "An Historical Perspective on Economic Aspects of the Population Explosion." In Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries. Edited by Richard Easterlin. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1980, pp. 517-557. ISBN: 0226180263.
Chiang, Chin Long. "The Life table and its construction." In Introduction to Stochastic Processes in Biostatistics. New York, NY: John Wiley, 1968, chapter 9, pp. 189-217.
|5||The Demographic Transition||Boyer, George. "Malthus Was Right After All: Poor Relief and Birth Rates in Southeastern England." Journal of Political Economy 97 (February 1989): 93-114. |
Crafts, N. F. R. "Some Dimensions of the 'Quality of Life' during the British Industrial Revolution." Economic History Review 50 (November 1997): 617-39.
Fogel, Robert W., and Dora L. Costa. "A Theory of Technophysio Evolution, with some Implications for Forecasting Population, Health Care Costs, and Pension Costs." Demography 34 (February 1997): 49-66.
|6||English Financial Institutions||North, Doughlas C., and Barry R. Weingast. "Constitutions and Commitment: The Evolution of Institutions Governing Public Choice in Seventeenth-Century England." Journal of Economic History 49 (December 1989): 803-832. |
Neal, Larry, and Stephen Quinn. "Networks of Information, Markets, and Institutions in the Rise of London as a Financial Centre, 1660-1720." Financial History Review 8 (April 2001): 7-26.
Brunt, Liam. "Rediscovering Risk: Country Banks as Venture Capital Firms in the First Industrial Revolution." Journal of Economic History 66 (March 2006): 74-102.
|7||The Industrial Revolution: Description||Ashton, T. S. The Industrial Revolution, 1760-1830. London, UK: Oxford University Press, 1948. ISBN: B000E6903S.|
|8||The Industrial Revolution: Analysis||Temin, Peter, and Hans-Joachim Voth. "Credit Rationing and Crowding Out during the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862." Explorations in Economic History 42 (July 2005): 325-48. |
Voth, Hans-Joachim. "Time and Work in Eighteenth-Century London." Journal of Economic History 58 (March 1998): 29-58.
|The Spread of Industrialization|
Gerschenkron, Alexander. Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective: Essays by Alexander Gerschenkron. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1962, chapter 1, pp. 5-30. ISBN: 0674226003. |
Moser, Petra. "How Do Patent Laws Influence Innovation? Evidence from Nineteenth-Century World's Fairs." American Economic Review 95 (September 2005): 1214-36.
O'Rourke, Kevin H. "The European Grain Invasion, 1870-1913." Journal of Economic History 57 (December 1997): 775-801.
|10||Southern Europe||Berger, Helge, and Mark Spoerer. "Economic Crises and the European Revolutions of 1848." Journal of Economic History 61 (June 2001): 293-326. |
Putnam, Robert D., Robert Leonardi, and Raffaella Nanetti. Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993, chapter 5, pp. 121-62. ISBN: 0691078890.
Toniolo, Gianni, Leandro Conte, and Giovanni Vecchi. "Monetary Union, Institutions and Financial Market Integration." Explorations in Economic History 40 (October 2003): 443-61.
|11||Africa||Feinstein, Charles H. An Economic History of South Africa: Conquest, Discrimination, and Development. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005, chapters 3-4, pp. 47-89. ISBN. 0521850916.|
|12||Ottoman and Russian Empires||Pamuk, Sevket. "Estimating Economic Growth in the Middle East since 1820." Journal of Economic History. (Forthcoming, September 2006.) |
Allen, Robert C. Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003, chapters 1-2, pp. 1-46. ISBN: 0691006962.
Johnson, Simon, and Peter Temin. "The Macroeconomics of NEP." Economic History Review 46 (November 1993): 750-767.
|13||China||Broadberry, Stephen, and Bishnupriya Gupta. "The Early Modern Great Divergence: Wages, Prices, and Economic Development in Europe and Asia, 1500-1800." Economic History Review 59 (February 2006): 2-31. |
Miron, Jeffrey A., and Chris Feige. "The Opium Wars, Opium Legislation, and Opium Consumption in China." Discussion Paper No. 2072. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Institute of Economics Research, May 2005.
Richardson, Philip. Economic Change in China, c. 1800-1950. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1999, chapters 2, 4, and 7, pp. 16-24, 40-53, and 84-97. ISBN: 0521583969.
Flath, David. The Japanese Economy. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2000, chapter 2, pp. 21-42. ISBN: 0198775040. |
Bernhofen, Daniel M., and John C. Brown. "An Empirical Assessment of the Comparative Advantage Gains from Trade: Evidence from Japan." American Economic Review 95 (March 2005): 208-25.
Engerman, Stanley L., and Kenneth L. Sokoloff. "Factor Endowments, Institutions, and Differential Paths of Growth Among New World Economies: A View from Economic Historians of the United States." In How Latin America Fell Behind: Essays on the Economic Histories of Brazil and Mexico, 1800-1914. Edited by Stephen Haber. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1997, pp. 260-304. ISBN: 0804727376. |
Frank, Zephyr L. "Exports and Inequality: Evidence from the Brazilian Frontier, 1870-1937." Journal of Economic History 61 (March 2001): 37-58.
Haber, Stephen. "Mexico Before 1982: The Political Economy of Authoritarian Rule." In The Second Mexican Revolution: Politics, Economics and Society Since 1982. Edited by Stephen Haber, et al. (Forthcoming.)
|The United States|
|16||Industrialization in the North||Irwin, Douglas A. "The Aftermath of Hamilton's 'Report on Manufactures'." Journal of Economic History 64 (September 2004): 800-21. |
Goldin, Claudia, and Kenneth Sokoloff. "Women, Children, and Industrialization in the Early Republic: Evidence from the Manufacturing Census." Journal of Economic History 42 (December 1982): 741-74.
Calomiris, Charles W. "Is Deposit Insurance Necessary?" Journal of Economic History 50 (June 1990): 283-95.
|17||The South and Slavery||
Fogel, Robert William. Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery. New York, NY: Norton, 1989, chapter 3, pp. 60-80. ISBN: 0393018873. |
Steckel, Richard H. "A Peculiar Population: The Nutrition, Health, and Mortality of American Slaves from Childhood to Maturity." Journal of Economic History 46 (1986): 721-41.
|18||The Aftermath of Slavery||Alston, Lee J., and Joseph P. Ferrie. "Paternalism in Agricultural Labor Contracts in the U.S. South: Implications for the Growth of the Welfare States." American Economic Review 83 (September 1993): 852-76. |
Sacerdote, Bruce. "Slavery and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital." Review of Economics and Statistics. (Forthcoming.)
Heckman, James J. "Determining the Impact of Federal Antidiscrimination Policy on the Economic Status of Blacks: A Study of South Carolina." American Economic Review 79 (March 1989): 138-77.
Goldin, Claudia. Understanding the Gender Gap: An Economic History of American Women. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1990, chapters 4-5, pp. 83-158. ISBN: 0195050770. |
Costa, Dora. "Pensions and Retirement: Evidence from Union Army Veterans." Quarterly Journal of Economics 110 (May 1995): 297-320.
|20||The Modern Corporation||
Chandler, Alfred Dupont, and Takashi Hikino. Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1990, chapter 2, pp. 14-46. ISBN: 0674789946. |
Granitz, Elizabeth, and Benjamin Klein. "Monopolization by 'Raising Rivals' Costs': The Standard Oil Case." Journal of Law and Economics 32 (April 1996): 1-47.
|The Twentieth Century|
|21||The Great Depression||
Temin, Peter. Lessons from the Great Depression. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989, chapters 1-2, pp. 1-87. ISBN: 0262200732. |
Bernanke, Ben. "Nonmonetary Effects of the Financial Crisis in the Propagation of the Great Depression." American Economic Review 73 (June 1983): 257-76.
———. "The Macroeconomics of the Great Depression: A Comparative Approach." Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 27 (1995): 1-28.
Temin, Peter. Lessons from the Great Depression. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989, chapter 3, pp. 89-137. ISBN: 0262200732. |
Obstfeld, Maurice, and Alan M. Taylor. "The Great Depression as a Watershed: International Capital Mobility over the Long Run." In The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century. Edited by Michael D. Bordo, Claudia Dale Goldin, and Eugene Nelson White. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1998, pp. 353-402. ISBN: 0226065898.
Gordon, Robert J. "Interpreting the 'One Big Wave' in U.S. Long-term Productivity Growth." In Productivity, Technology and Economic Growth. Edited by Bart van Ark, Simon K. Kuipers, and Gerard H. Kuper. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000, pp. 19-65. ISBN: 0792379608. Reprinted in Gordon, Robert J. Productivity Growth, Inflation and Unemployment: The Collected Essays of Robert J. Gordon. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004, pp. 50-89. ISBN: 0521800080.
|23||The Economics of Wars||Costa, Dora L., and Matthew E. Kahn. "Cowards and Heroes: Group Loyalty in the American Civil War." Quarterly Journal of Economics 118, no. 2 (May 2003): 519-48. |
Thompson, Peter. "How Much Did the Liberty Ship Builders Learn? New Evidence on an Old Case Study." Journal of Political Economy 109, no. 1 (February 2001): 103-37.
|24||Assessing U.S. Growth||Romer, Christina. "New Estimates of Prewar Gross National Product and Unemployment." Journal of Economic History 46, no. 2 (1986): 341-352. |
Costa, Dora L. "Estimating Real Income in the United States from 1888 to 1994: Correcting CPI Bias Using Engel Curves." Journal of Political Economy 109 (December 2001): 1288-1310.
|25||Inequality||Goldin, Claudia, and Robert A. Margo. "The Great Compression: The Wage Structure in the United States at Mid-Century." Quarterly Journal of Economics 107 (February 1992): 1-34. |
Goldin, Claudia, and Lawrence F. Katz. "Decreasing (and then Increasing) Inequality in America: A Tale of Two Half-Centuries." In The Causes and Consequences of Increasing Inequality. Edited by Finis Welch. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2001, pp. 37-77. ISBN: 0226893014.
Costa, Dora L. "The Wage and the Length of the Work Day: From the 1890s to 1991." Journal of Labor Economics 18 (January 2000): 156-181.