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1.

New Evidence on the First Financial Bubble

Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 108, Issue 3, June 2013, Pages 585-607
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 01 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2019
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Tilburg University - Department of Finance, Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance

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2.

Cultural and Institutional Bifurcation: China and Europe Compared

American Economic Review, May 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,818
3.

Medieval and Early Modern Coinage and its Problems

Dartmouth College, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-02
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Mar 1999
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,788
4.

Culture and Institutions: Economic Development in the Regions of Europe

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1492, IGIER Working Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 09 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,705
5.

The Economic Effects of the Abolition of Serfdom: Evidence from the Russian Empire

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 27 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
New Economic School and Paris School of Economics (PSE)

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6.

The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-43; MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4269-02
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 29 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center

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Downloads 1,032
7.

Did Science Cause the Industrial Revolution?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Nov 2014
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University College Dublin (UCD)
Downloads 894
8.

Money and Prices in the Early Roman Empire

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 845
9.

The Three Horsemen of Riches: Plague, War and Urbanization in Early Modern Europe

Review of Economic Studies (2013), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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10.

Why England? Demographic Factors, Structural Change and Physical Capital Accumulation During the Industrial Revolution

Journal of Economical Growth, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
Downloads 742
11.

Chaos in the Markets - Moral, Legal & Economic Signals in Three Fantastic Bubbles

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 684
12.

An Economic Explanation of the Early Bank of Amsterdam, Debasement, Bills of Exchange, and the Emergence of the First Central Bank

FRB of Atlanta Working Paper No. 2006-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Working Paper Series
Texas Christian University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Downloads 681
13.

The Impact of Institutions on Innovation

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 31 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2019
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University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas and London Business School - Department of Finance
Downloads 665
14.

1908-1918 Milli İktisat Dönemi Üzerine Bazı Notlar (Some Notes on National Economic Era (1908-1918) of Ottoman Empire)

Coşkun, Y. (2015). Some Notes on National Economic Era (1908-1918) of Ottoman Empire (1908-1918 Milli İktisat Dönemi Üzerine Bazı Notlar) (in, Birinci Dünya Savaşı’nın Yüzüncü Yılında Meşrutiyet’ten Cumhuriyet’e Vatan Savunması, Koleksiyoncular Derneği, 24 Nisan 2015, Mattek Matbaacılık, Ankara),
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Capital Markets Board of Turkey
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15.

International Finance and Economy of Bulgaria (In Bulgarian)

International Finance and Economy of Bulgaria (in Bulgarian), 2010
Number of pages: 342 Posted: 01 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Economics - Varna
Downloads 558
16.

History of Banking in Romania: First Part

UNIMI Economics Working Paper No.18.2002
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Università Degli Studi di Milano and Università degli Studi di Milano
Downloads 548
17.

Design and Evolution in Institutional Development: The Insignificance of the English Bill of Rights

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2016
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University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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18.

The Size of the Economy and the Distribution of Income in the Roman Empire

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2009
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affiliation not provided to SSRN and Stanford University
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19.

Patents as Promoters of Competition: The Guild Origins of Patent Law in the Venetian Republic

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 49, 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 518
20.

Money Creation: Genesis 2: Goldsmith-Bankers and Bank Notes

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
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Rhodes University
Downloads 481
21.

Credit Rationing and Crowding Out During the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 04-05
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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22.

Family Structure, Institutions, and Growth: The Origins and Implications of Western Corporations

American Economic Review, May 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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23.

The Emergence of English Commercial Law: Analysis Inspired by Ottoman Experience

71 Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 638-646 (2009), USC CLEO Research Paper No. 08-19, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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24.

Business Organization in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 437
25.

The Tocqueville Paradox: When Does Reform Provoke Rebellion?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Johns Hopkins SAIS and University of Chicago
Downloads 431
26.

Economic Development in Russia and the Long Waves of World Economy

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Dec 2001
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affiliation not provided to SSRN
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27.

Do Patents Weaken the Localization of Innovations? Evidence from World's Fairs

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
NYU Stern Department of Economics
Downloads 416
28.

Debt into Growth: How Sovereign Debt Accelerated the First Industrial Revolution

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 194
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 May 2015
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Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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29.

A Regional Perspective on the Economic Development of the late Russian Empire

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 26 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
Working Paper Series
New Economic School
Downloads 410
30.

Fiscal Dominance and Money Growth in Italy: The Long Record

Explorations in Economic History,Vol. 38, pp. 252-272, 2001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Apr 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy and University of Brescia - Department of Economics
Downloads 399
31.

Inequality, Foreign Investment, and Imperialism

Stone Center Working Paper, 2017
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
CUNY - The Graduate Center, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Columbia University
Downloads 395
32.

Testing Asset Pricing Theory on Six Hundred Years of Stock Returns: Prices and Dividends for the Bazacle Company from 1372 to 1946

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Paris December 2014 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 May 2014 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Toulouse Business School, Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance and Toulouse School of Economics

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33.

Interest in Medieval Accounts: Examples from England, 1272-1340

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Dec 2008
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University of Reading - ICMA Centre, University of Reading - ICMA Centre and University of Reading - ICMA Centre
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Overseas Trade and the Decline of Privateering

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2010
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University of Mannheim and Alfred-Weber Institut
Downloads 389
35.

Plague, Politics, and Pogroms: The Black Death, Rule of Law, and the Persecution of Jews in the Holy Roman Empire

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-19
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Working Paper Series
Susquehanna University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 385
36.

Productivity Growth During the English Industrial Revolution: A Dual Approach

UPF Economics & Business Working Paper No. 495
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 385
37.

Government Equity and Money: John Law's System in 1720 France

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2003-31
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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38.

The Politics of the German Company Network

MPIfG Working Paper No. 2003-9
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies
Downloads 331
39.

The Big Problem of Large Bills: The Bank of Amsterdam and the Origins of Central Banking

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2005-16
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
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Texas Christian University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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Between Societas and Universitas. The Listed Company in Historical Perspective (Tussen Societas En Universitas. De Beursvennootschap En Haar Aandeelhouders in Historisch Perspectief)

"Tussen societas en universitas. De beursvennootschap en haar aandeelhouders in historisch perspectief" (Between Societas and Universitas. The Listed Company and Its Shareholders in Historical Perspective), Kluwer (Deventer, the Netherlands); ISBN 987-90-13-01042-4, January 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 712 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Amsterdam Court of Appeal
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41.

Organized Markets in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 04 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 319
42.

Prices and Markets in Ancient Rome

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-02
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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43.

The Institutions of Roman Markets

In Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci and Dennis Kehoe (eds.), Roman Law and Economics, vol. 2, Oxford Studies in Roman Society and Law (Thomas A. J. McGinn and Paul du Plessis, eds.), chapter 17, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2020
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 May 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2020
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Pompeu Fabra University - Department of Economics and Business
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44.

A New Understanding of the History of Limited Liability: An Invitation for Theoretical Reframing

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
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Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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45.

Global Income Divergence, Trade and Industrialization: The Geography of Growth Take-Offs

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jun 1998
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University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI), and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC) - Centre d'Enseignement et de Recherche en Analyse Socio-Economique (CERAS)
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The Speed of the Financial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-12
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
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University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Ενα Περίγραμμα για την Κατανόηση Της Οικονομικής Και Κοινωνικής Ιστορίας Της Ελλάδας Του 19ου Αιώνα (An Outline for Understanding the Economic and Social History of 19th Century Greece)

Α. Μωυσίδης, Σ. Σακελλαρόπουλος, (επιμ.),(2010) Η Ελλάδα στον 19ο και 20ο αιώνα : Εισαγωγή στην ελληνική κοινωνία, (Greece in 19th and 20th centuries: Introduction in the Greek Society) Αθήνα, Τόπος, σσ 71-86, ISBN 978-960-6863-72-1),
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Panteion University of Athens
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48.

Merchant Associations in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 283
49.

Did Purchasing Power Parity Hold in Medieval Europe?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Reading - ICMA Centre, University of Reading - ICMA Centre and University of Reading - ICMA Centre

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In Search of Roman Economic Growth

Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics Paper No. 060808
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Aug 2008
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Stanford University
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