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1.

The Origins of Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
Downloads 6,618
2.

Law and the Rise of the Firm

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 57/2006, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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3.

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
Working Paper Series
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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4.

Riding the South Sea Bubble

American Economic Review, Vol. 94, No. 5, 2004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Downloads 1,940
5.

Economists, Crises and Cartoons

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice and University of Richmond - Jepson School of Leadership Studies
Downloads 1,544
6.

The Origins of the German Corporation - Finance, Ownership and Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 110/2005, AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper, EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper, Review of Finance, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 537-585, 2006
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,433
7.

Bills of Exchange and the Money Market to 1600

Dartmouth College, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-04
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Mar 1999
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,367
8.

Collective Hallucinations and Inefficient Markets: The British Railway Mania of the 1840s

Number of pages: 322 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
Downloads 1,360
9.

Merchant Banking in the Medieval and Early Modern Economy

Dartmouth College, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-05
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Mar 1999
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,291
10.

Financial Asset Holdings and Political Attitudes: Evidence from Revolutionary England

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 05 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,272
11.

Is There a Tulip in Your Future?: Ruminations on Tulip Mania and the Innovative Dutch Futures Markets

Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 151-170, December 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 1,246
12.

Risk Instruments in the Medieval and Early Modern Economy

Dartmouth College, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-07
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Mar 1999
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,205
13.

Law and the Rise of the Firm

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, No. 5, pp. 1333-1403, March 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 546
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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14.

This Time is Different: An Example of a Giant, Wildly Speculative, and Successful Investment Mania

B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 10, Issue 1, Article 60, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
Downloads 1,070
15.

The Capital Market Before 1600

Dartmouth College, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-06
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Mar 1999
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,046
16.

Early Deposit Banking

Dartmouth College, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-03
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Mar 1999
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,035
17.

From St. Ives to Cyberspace: The Modern Distortion of the Medieval 'Law Merchant'

American University International Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 685-812, 2006
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,016
18.

A Unified Italy? - Sovereign Debt and Investor Scepticism

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 17 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE
Downloads 1,001
19.

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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20.

Classical Influences on the Law and Politics of the French Revolution

THE CLASSICAL TRADITION, Anthony Grafton, Glenn Most, Salvatore Settis, eds., Harvard, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 890
21.

Will History Rhyme? The Past as Financial Future

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
Downloads 840
22.

The Formation of the East India Company as a Cooperation-Enhancing Institution

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 823
23.

Law, Politics and the Rise and Fall of German Stock Market Development, 1870-1938

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 283/2015, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 4/2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 822
24.

The Extralegal Development of Securities Trading in Seventeenth Century Amsterdam

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 43, No. 2, p. 321, 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Trinity College
Downloads 809
25.

Those Dishonest Goldsmiths

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
The Cato Institute
Downloads 796
26.

'Running in the Family': The Evolution of Ownership, Control, and Performance in German Family-Owned Firms, 1903-2003

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Swiss Finance Institute, University of Applied Sciences Stralsund and Elephant Equity
Downloads 752
27.

Law, Finance and the First Corporations

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE RULE OF LAW, James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, L. Cabatingan, eds., Abingdon: Routledge-Cavendish, 2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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28.

Charles Mackay's Own Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Railway Mania

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
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29.

The Firm as an Entity Before the Companies Acts

ADVENTURES OF THE LAW: PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTEENTH BRITISH LEGAL HISTORY CONFERENCE, DUBLIN, 2003, P. Brand, K. Costello and W.N. Osborough, eds., pp. 267-288, Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2005, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 47/2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford
Downloads 664
30.

The Formation of the East India Company as a Deal between Entrepreneurs and Outside Investors

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 657
31.

Finance Before the Industrial Revolution: An Introduction

Dartmouth College, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-01
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Mar 1999
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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32.

Financial Intermediation in the Early Roman Empire

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 624
33.

Early Development of the Romania's Banking System and the Role of Foreign Banks

Universita Degli Studi di Milano Working Paper No. 2008-35
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Università Degli Studi di Milano and Universitatea Spiru Haret
Downloads 619
34.

From Competition to Cartel: Bank Mergers in the U.K. 1885 to 1925

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Montreal - Department of Economics, University of Bonn - Institute for Financial Economics and Statistics and Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 569
35.

Newton's Financial Misadventures in the South Sea Bubble

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
Downloads 568
36.

On Limited Liability and the Development of Capital Markets: An Historical Analysis

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Dec 1996
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 536
37.

Investor Sentiment and Antitrust Law as Determinants of Corporate Ownership Structure: The Great Merger Wave of 1897 to 1903

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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38.

Securitization of Sovereign Debt: Corporations as a Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism in Britain, 1694-1750

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Texas Christian University - Department of Economics
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39.

Banking as an Emerging Technology: Hoare's Bank 1702-1742

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 494
40.

Fatalistically Flawed: A Review Essay on Fragile by Design, by Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
The Cato Institute
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41.

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

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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42.

Financialization of the Early Victorian Economy and the London Stock Exchange

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
Downloads 465
43.

Liquidity and Contagion: The Crisis of 1763

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Bonn - Institute for Financial Economics and Statistics and Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Downloads 461
44.

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
Working Paper Series
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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46.

Wars, Inflation and Stock Market Returns in France, 1870-1945

Financial History Review, 19.3, 2012, pp. 337-361
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Toulouse Business School
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47.

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

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 429
48.

Dividend Policies in an Unregulated Market: The London Stock Exchange 1895-1905

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2008-83, EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Montreal - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 428
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Recreating the South Sea Bubble: Lessons from an Experiment in Financial History

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Tecnocampus, Tilburg University and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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50.

Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt and Default in the Age of Philip II

The Economic Journal 121(557), 2011: 1205-1227.
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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