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To mark the 100th issue of the Disscussion Papers in Economic and Social History a special number reflects on the past and future of Economic and Social History at Oxford .
The Centennial Issue of the Discussion Papers in Economics and Social History
116. Avner Offer, June 2013. Narrow Banking, Real Estate, and Financial Stability in the UK, c. 1870-2010 Abstract
115. Robert C. Allen, June 2013. The High-Wage Economy and the Industrial Revolution: A Restatement Abstract
114. Vellore Arthi and James Fenske, May 2013. Labour and Health in Colonial Nigeria Abstract
113. C.Knick Harley, April 2013. Slavery, the British Atlantic Economy and the Industrial Revolution Abstract
112. Simon D. Smith and Martin Forster, February 2013. 'The Curse of the Caribbean'? Agency's impact on the efficiency of sugar estates in St.Vincent and the Grenadines, 1814-1829 Abstract
111. C.Knick Harley, February 2013. British and European Industrialization Abstract
110. Mary Elisabeth Cox, February 2013. War, Blockades, and Hunger: Nutritional Deprivation of German Children 1914-1924 Abstract
109. Gregg Huff and Shinobu Majima, October 2012. Financing Japan's World War II Occupation of Southeast Asia Abstract
108. James Fenske, October 2012. "Rubber will not keep in this country": Failed Development in Benin, 1897-1921 Abstract
107. James Fenske, October 2012. The Battle for Rubber in Benin Abstract
106. Kevin O'Rourke, October 2012. From Empire to Europe: Britain in the World Economy Abstract
105. Arthur Downing, October 2012. Social Capital in Decline: Friendly Societes in Australia, 1850-1914 Abstract
104. Aled Davies, October 2012. The Evolution of British Monetarism: 1968-1979 Abstract
103. Avner Offer, August 2012. The Economy of Obligation: Incomplete Contracts and the Cost of the Welfare State Abstract
102. Avner Offer, August 2012. A Warrant for Pain: Caveat Emptor vs. the Duty of Care in American Medicine, c. 1970-2010 Abstract
101. Avner Offer, August 2012. Self-interest, Sympathy and the Invisible Hand: From Adam Smith to Market Liberalism Abstract
100. Rui Esteves (ed.), July 2013. Centennial Issue of the Discussion papers in Economic and Social History Abstract
99. Eric Schneider, May2012. Real Wages and the Family: Adjusting Real Wages to Changing Demography in Pre-Modern England Abstract
98. Harold Carter, May 2012. From Slums to Slums in Three Generations; Housing Policy and the Political Economy of the Welfare State 1945-2005 Abstract
97. Eric B. Schneider, February 2012. Prices and Production: Agricultural Supply Response in Fourteenth Century England Abstract
96. Gregg Huff, February 2012. Gateway Cities and Urbanisation in Southeast Asia before World War II Abstract
95. Alan de Bromhead, Barry Eichengreen and Kevin O'Rourke, February 2012. Right Wing Political Extremism in the Great Depression Abstract
94. Harold James and Kevin O'Rourke, February 2012. Italy and the First Age of Globalization, 1861-1940 Abstract
93. Simon C. Holmes and Florian Ploeckl, January 2012. Bank on Steel? Joint-Stock Banks and the Rationalisation of the British Interwar Steel Industry Abstract
92. Douglas Irwin and Kevin O'Rourke, November 2011. Coping with Shocks and Shifts: The Multilateral Trading System in Historical Perspective Abstract
91. Jane Humphries, July 2011. The Lure of Aggregates and the Pitfalls of the Patriarchal Perspective: A Critique of the High Wage Economy Interpretation of the British Industrial Revolution Abstract
90. Eric B. Schneider, July 2011. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Yield-Raising Strategies in Medieval England: An Econometric Approach Abstract
89. Rui P. Esteves, June 2011. The Political Economy of Global Financial Liberalization in Historical Perspective Abstract
88. Emanuele Felice, March 2011. The Determinants of Italy's Regional Imbalances over the Long Run: Exploring the Contributions of Human and Social Capital Abstract
87. Paul Minoletti, February 2011. The Importance of Ideology: The Shift to Factory Production and its Effect on Women's Employment Opportunites in the English Textile Industries Abstract
86. Luke Samy, January 2011. 'The Paradox of Success': The Effect of Growth, Competition and Managerial Self-interest on Building Society Risk-taking and Market Structure, c.1880-1939 Abstract
85. S. Ryan Johansson, October 2010. Medics, Monarchs and Mortality, 1600-1800: Origins of the Knowledge-Driven Health Transition in Europe Abstract
84. Florian Ploeckl, August 2010. The Zollverein and the Formation of a Customs Union Abstract
83. Paul A. David, S. Ryan Johansson and Andrea Pozzi, August 2010. The Demography of an Early Mortality Transition: Life Expectancy, Survival and Mortality Rates for Britain's Royals, 1500-1799 Abstract
82. Avner Offer, Rachel Pechey and Stanley Ulijaszek, July 2010. Obesity under Affluence varies by Welfare Regimes: The Effect of Fast Food, Insecurity and Inequality Abstract
81. C. Knick Harley, May 2010. Prices and Profits in Cotton Textiles during the Industrial Revolution Abstract
80. Pablo Astorga, January 2010. Mean reversion in long-horizon real exchange rates: Evidence from Latin America Abstract
79. Cliff T. Bekar and Clyde G. Reed, October 2009. Risk, Asset Markets and Inequality: Evidence from Medieval England Abstract
78. Mark Koyama, September 2009. The Price of Time and Labour Supply: From the Black Death to the Industrious Revolution Abstract
77. David Chacko, April 2009. Medical Liability Litigation: An Historical Look at the Causes for Its Growth in the United Kingdom Abstract
76. Scott Urban, April 2009. The Name of the Rose: Classifying 1930s Exchange-Rate Regimes Abstract
75. Pablo Astorga, January 2009. A Century of Economic Growth in Latin America Abstract
74. Avner Offer, December 2008. British Manual Workers: From Producers to Consumers, c. 1950-2000 Abstract
73. Leigh A. Gardner, November 2008. To Take or to Make? Contracting for Legitimacy in the Emerging States of Twelfth-Century Britain Abstract
72. Luke Samy, October 2008. The Building Society Promise: Building Societies and Home Ownership, c.1880-1913 Abstract
71. Sandra González-Bailón and Tommy Murphy, September 2008. When Smaller Families Look Contagious: A Spatial Look At The French Fertility Decline Using An Agent-Based Simulation Model
70. Avner Offer, June 2008. Charles Feinstein (1932-2004), and British Historical National Accounts Abstract
69. Guillaume Daudin, April 2008. Domestic Trade and Market Size in Late Eighteenth-Century France Abstract
68. Roman Studer, November 2007. India and the Great Divergence: Assessing the Efficiency of Grain Markets in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century India Abstract
67. Paul Sharp and Jacob Weisdorf, November 2007. From Preventive to Permissive Checks: The Changing Nature of the Malthusian Relationship between Nuptiality and the Price of Provisions in the Nineteenth Century Abstract
66. Jane Humphries and Tim Leunig, March 2007. Cities, Market Integration, and Going to Sea: Stunting and the Standard of Living in Early Nineteenth-Century England and Wales Abstract65. M.A. Irigoin and R. Grafe, November 2006. Bargaining for Absolutism: A Spanish Path to Nation State and
Abstract Empire Building
64. Jane Humphries, September 2006. “Because they are too menny…” Children, Mothers and Fertility Decline: The Evidence from Working-Class Autobiographies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Abstract
63. Mohammad Niaz Asadullah, July 2006. Educational Disparity in East and West Pakistan, 1947–71: Was
East PakistanDiscriminated Against? Abstract
62. Camilla Brautaset and Regina Grafe, June 2006 . The Quiet Transport Revolution: Returns to Scale, Scope and Network Density in Norway's 19th Century Sailing Fleet. Abstract.
61. Natalia Mora-Sitja, April 2006. Exploring Changes in Earnings Inequality during Industrialization: Barcelona, 1856-1905. Abstract.60. Avner Offer, September 2005, revised version 2007. The Markup for Lemons: Quality and Uncertainty in American and British Used-Car Markets, c. 1953-1973. Abstract
59. Federico Varese, August 2005. How Mafias Migrate: The Case of the `Ndrangheta in Northern Italy. Abstract.
58. Richard H. Steckel, April 2005. Fluctuations in a Dreadful Childhood: Synthetic Longitudinal Height Data, Relative Prices, and Weather in the Short-term Health of American Slaves Abstract
57. Pablo Astorga, Ame E. Bergés, and Valpy Fitzgerald, March 2005. Endogenous Growth and Exogenous Shocks in Latin America during the Twentieth Century Abstract
56. N.H. Dimsdale, N. Horsewood, and A. Van Riel, October 2004. Unemployment and Real Wages in Weimar Germany Abstract
55. Regina Grafe, May 2004. Popish Habits vs. Nutritional Need: Fasting and Fish Consumption in Iberia in the Early Modern Period Abstract.
54. Pablo Astorga, Ame E. Bergés, and Valpy Fitzgerald, March 2004. The Standard of Living in Latin America During the Twentieth Century Abstract.
53. Teresa da Silva Lopes, February 2004. Evolution of Corporate Governance in Global Industries: The Case of Multinationals in Alcoholic Beverages Abstract.
52. Pablo Astorga, Ame R. Bergés, and Valpy Fitzgerald, December 2003. Productivity Growth in Latin America during the Twentieth Century Abstract.
51. David Stead, October 2003. Risk and Risk Management in English Agriculture, c. 1750-1850 Abstract.
50. Robert Dryburgh, March 2003. Individual, Illegal, and Unjust Purposes': Overseers, Incentives, and the Old Poor Law in Bolton, 1820-1837 Abstract.
49. Alexandre Debs, January 2003. The Source of Walras's Idealist Bias: A Review of Koppl's Solution to the Walras Paradox (pdf file) Abstract.
48. Oliver Wavell Grant, September 2002. Does Industrialisation Push Up Inequality? New Evidence on the Kuznets Curve from Nineteenth-Century Prussian Tax Statistics(pdf file) Abstract.
47. Oliver Wavell Grant, August 2002. Productivity in German Agriculture: Estimates of Agricultural Productivity from Regional Accounts for 21 German Regions: 1880/4, 1893/7 and 1905/9(pdf file) Abstract.
46. Elaine S. Tan, June 2002. 'The Bull is Half the Herd': Property Rights and Enclosures in England, 1750-1850 (pdf file)
45. Natalia Mora Sitja, May 2002. Labour and Wages in Pre-Industrial Catalonia (pdf file)
44. Avner Offer, March 2002. Why has the Public Sector Grown so Large in Market Societies? The Political Economy of Prudence in the UK, c. 1870-2000 (pdf file) Published version (OUP) Abstract.
43. A. B. Atkinson, January 2002. Top Incomes in the United Kingdom Over the Twentieth Century (pdf file) Abstract.
42. Walter Eltis, December 2001. Lord Overstone and the Establishment of British Nineteenth-Century Monetary Orthodoxy (pdf file)
41. Charles H. Feinstein and Mark Thomas, July 2001. A Plea for Errors (pdf file) Abstract.
40. Michael Biggs, April, 2001. Positive Feedback in Collective Mobilization: The American Strike Wave of 1886 (pdf file) Abstract
39. Peter Temin, March 2001. A Market Economy in the Early Roman Empire (pdf file) Abstract.
38. George Speight, December 2000. Who Bought the Inter-War Semi? The Socio-Economic Characteristics of New-House Buyers in the 1930s (pdf file) Abstract.37. Martin West, October 2000. State Intervention in English Education, 1833-1891: A Public Goods and Agency Approach (pdf file)
34. Avner Offer, January 2000. EconomicWelfare Measurements and Human Well-Being, [revised version, March 2000](pdffile) Abstract
33. Paul A. David and Gavin Wright, October 1999. Early Twentieth Century Productivity Growth Dynamics: An Inquiry into the Economic History of "Our Ignorance" (pdf file) Abstract
32. Liam Brunt, September1999. An Arbitrage Model in Crop Rotation in 18th Century England (pdf file130,123) Abstract
31. Paul A. David andGavin Wright, September 1999. General Purpose Technologies and Surges in Productivity: Historical Reflections on the Future of the ICT Revolution (pdf file 155,873) Abstract
30. Matthew Braham ,June 1999. Volunteersfor Development: A Test of the Post-Materialist Hypothesis in Britiain, c. 1965-1987 (pdf file 174,956) Abstract
29. Liam Brunt , June1999. Estimating English Wheat Production in the Industrial Revolution (pdffile 124,800) Abstract
28. Antonia Taddei ,April 1999. London Clubs in the Late Nineteenth Century (pdf file 130,276) Abstract
27. Oliver Grant, December1998. The Diffusion of the Herringbone Parlour: A Case Study in the History of Agricultural Technology (pdf file 329,061) Abstract
26. David Stead , November1998. An Arduous and Unprofitable Undertaking: The Enclosure of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire (pdf file,148,998) Abstract
25. Avner Offer , November1998. Epidemicsof Abundance: Overeating and Slimming in the USA and Britain since the1950s (pdf file, 214,174) Abstract
24. Federico Varese andMeir Yaish, May 1998. Altruism: The Importance of Being Asked. The Rescue of Jews in Nazi Europe (pdffile, 99,405) Abstract
23. Paul A. David, July 2001. From Keeping ‘Nature’s Secrets’ to the Institutionalization of ‘Open Science’ (pdf file) Abstract
22. Tim Leunig , Feb1998. New Answers to Old Questions: Transport Costs and the Slow Adoption of Ring Spinning in Lancashire (pdf file, 72,6903 bytes) Abstract
21. Hans-Joachim Voth, Dec 1997. Timeand Work in Eighteenth-Century London (pdf file, 141,883 bytes) Abstract
20. Paul A. David ,Nov 1997. Path Dependence and the Quest for Historical Economics: One More chorus of Balladof QWERTY (pdf file, 189,334 bytes) Abstract
19. Liam Brunt, Oct1997. Nature or Nurture? Explaining English Wheat Yields in the Agricultural Revolution. (pdffile, 90,358 bytes) Abstract
18. Dan H. Andersen andHans-Joachim Voth, Sept 1997. Neutrality and Mediterranean Shipping Under Danish Flag, 1750-1807, (pdf file,123,729bytes) Abstract
17. Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos, June 1997. Human Bonding: Parents and Their Offspring in Early Modern England, (pdf file, 97,255 bytes) Abstract
16. Ed Butchart , May1997 Unemployment and Non-Employment in Interwar Britain, (pdf file 88,609bytes) Abstract
15. Tom Nicholas, April 1997. Businessmen and Land Purhcase in Late Nineteenth Century England, (pdf file, 66,394bytes) Abstract
14. Cristiano Andrea Ristuccia, March 1997. 1935 Sanctions Against Italy: Would Coal and Crude Oil Have Made a Difference? ,(pdf file, 182, 433 bytes) Abstract
13. Norbert Paddags, February 1997. TheGerman Railways - The Economic and Political Feasibility of Fiscal Reforms During the Inflation of the Early 1920s, (pdf file, 129,667 bytes) Abstract
12. David M. Engstrom, February 1997. The Economic Determinants of Ethnic Segregation in Post-War Britain, (pdf file, 124,651 bytes) Abstract
11. Avner Offer, December 1996, rev. version 1998. The American Automobile Frenzy of the 1950s (pdf file) Abstract
10. Wayne Graham, August1996. The Randlord's Bubble 1894-6: South African Gold Mines and Stock Market Manipulation Abstract
9. Charles Feinstein, July 1996. Conjectures and Contrivances: Economic Growth and the Standard of Living in Britain During the Industrial Revolution (1,663,361 bytes) Zipped(206,986bytes) Abstract
8. Hans-Joachim Voth,June 1996 Why Did Working Hours Increase in Eighteenth-Century London? Labour Supply Decisions and Consumer Durables During the Industrial Revolution (969,072 bytes) Zipped(128,582bytes) Abstract
7. James Foreman-Peck, May 1996. 'Technological Lock-in' and the Power Source for the Motor Car (397,698 bytes) Zipped(58,472bytes) Abstract
6. Hans-Joachim Voth,April 1996. How Long was the Working Day in London in the 1750s? Evidence from the Courtroom (762,485bytes) Zipped(113,293bytes) Abstract
5. Paul A. David, March1996. Real Income and Economic Welfare Growth in the Early Republic or, Another Try at Getting the American Story Straight
4. Philip Grover, February1996 The Stroudwater Canal Company and its Role in the Mechanisation of the Gloucestershire Woollen Industry, 1779-1840 (493,097 bytes) Zipped(79,075bytes) Abstract
3. Avner Offer, January 1996 [published version, Aug. 1997]. Between the Gift and the Market: the Economy of Regard. (pdf) Abstract
2. Liam Brunt, December1995. TurningWater into Wine New Methods of Calculating Farm Output and New Insights into Rising Crop Yields during the Agricultural Revolution (pdf) Abstract
1. Hans-Joachim VothandTimothy Leunig, November 1995. Did Smallpox Reduce Height? Stature and the Standard of Living in London, 1770-1873.
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