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1.

The Influence on Marcus Tullius Cicero on Modern Legal and Political Ideas

Ciceroniana, the Atti of Colloquium Tullianum Anni, MMVIII
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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2.

Unified China and Divided Europe

International Economic Review, January 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics

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3.

Jewish Persecutions and Weather Shocks: 1100-1800

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-06
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Dearborn, George Mason University - Department of EconomicsState University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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4.

The Short-Lived Influence of the Napoleonic Civil Code in 19th Century Greece

European Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 14, No. 3, November 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Aug 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of History & Philosophy of Science
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5.

Should We Redistribute in Insolvency?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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6.

Witchcraft, Weather and Economic Growth in Renaissance Europe

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Mar 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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7.

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
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8.

State Capacity and Military Conflict

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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9.

Water theft as social insurance: south-eastern Spain, 1851–1948

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2021
Working Paper Series
University of Florida and Yale University
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10.

Geopolitics and Asia's Little Divergence: A Comparative Analysis of State Building in China and Japan after 1850

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-54
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Hitotsubashi University - Institute of Economic Research and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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11.

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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12.

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
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13.

Fortifications and Democracy in the Ancient Greek World

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Classics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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14.

What Lessons for Economic Development Can We Draw from the Champagne Fairs?

CESifo Working Paper Series, No. 3438
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and All Souls College, Oxford
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15.

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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16.

Why Did the Austro-Hungarian Empire Collapse? A Public Choice Perspective

Constitutional Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Legatum Institute
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17.

Property Rights and Contract Form in Medieval Europe

11 Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 399 (2009), Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 969797
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Emory University School of Law
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18.

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
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19.

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
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20.

Rivalry and Superior Dispatch: An Analysis of Competing Courts in Medieval and Early Modern England

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-57
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Trinity College and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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21.

Multi-Jurisdictional Bribery Law Enforcement: The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

53 Virginia. Journal of International Law 1 (2012) , New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
New England Law | Boston
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22.

Self-Enforcing Political System and Economic Growth: Late Medieval Genoa

97-037
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jan 1998
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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23.

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
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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24.

Adam Smith on the Joint Stock Company

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2016-1
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law
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25.

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
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26.

The Value of Judicial Independence: Evidence from 18th Century England

Univ. of Virginia Law & Econ Research Paper No. 03-12; USC Law and Public Policy Research Paper No. 04-2; USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 04-2
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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27.

'Rulers Ruled by Women': An Economic Analysis of the Rise and Fall of Women's Rights in Ancient Sparta

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
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28.

Mergers and the Evolution of Patterns of Corporate Ownership and Control: The British Experience

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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29.

Tax Britannica: Nineteenth Century Tariffs and British National Income

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga - Department of Finance and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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30.

Queens

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 06 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and College of William & Mary

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31.

Overseas Trade and the Decline of Privateering

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim and Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research
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32.

'Whatever Is, Is Right'? Economic Institutions in Pre-Industrial Europe (Tawney Lecture 2006)

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2066
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
All Souls College, Oxford
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33.

Queens

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-120
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 03 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and College of William & Mary

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34.

The Rise and Decline of a Great Power: Venice 1250-1650

University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Dept. of Economics Research Paper Series No. 27/WP/2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Ca Foscari University of Venice
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35.

The Historical Evolution of Politics

Revista de Economía Institucional, Vol. 2, No. 2, First Semester 2000
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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36.

Institutions, the Rise of Commerce, and the Persistence of Laws: Interest Restrictions in Islam & Christianity

Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 08-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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37.

The Problem with Neoclassical Institutional Economics: A Critique with Special Reference to the North/Thomas Model of Pre-1500 Europe

Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 18, No. 2, 1981
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department
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38.

Taxes, Lawyers, and the Decline of Witch Trials in France

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-47
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of EconomicsState University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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39.

What Are Analytic Narratives?

HEC Paris Research Paper No. ECO/SCD-2016-1155
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
GREGHEC
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40.

Shareholders' Duties to the Company and Fellow Shareholders

9 European Company Law 2012, p. 185-191
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Amsterdam Court of Appeal
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The (Neglected) Value of Board Accountability in Corporate Governance

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 9/2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University College London, Faculty of LawsUniversity College London, Faculty of Laws
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42.

Visions of Cadiz: The Constitution of 1812 in Historical and Constitutional Thought

Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Vol. 53, pp. 59-88, December 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
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43.

The Use and Abuse of Trust: Social Capital and its Deployment by Early Modern Guilds

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
All Souls College, Oxford
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44.

Muhammad and the Umayyad Dynasty's Conversion to Islam

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Independent
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45.

Financial Innovation and Growth: Listings and IPOs from 1880 to World War II in the Athens Stock Exchange

Economic History Review, 70, 3, 2017, pp 859-892
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2020
Working Paper Series
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Faculty of Economics, University of Bath, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Faculty of Economics and University of Athens - School of Economics
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46.

The Rise of Effective States in Europe

Journal of Economic History, Vol. 75, No. 3
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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The Effect of War Risk on Managerial and Investor Behavior: Evidence From the Brussels Stock Exchange in the Pre-1914 Era

The Journal of Economic History, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance
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Determinants of Corporate Financial Disclosure in an Unregulated Environment: Evidence from the Early 20th Century

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Maastricht University and University of Antwerp
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49.

The Stolypin Reform and Agricultural Productivity in Late Imperial Russia

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin-Madison and New Economic School
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50.

Constraining Elites: The Self-Enforcing Constitution of the Patricians of Venice

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Political Economy Research Institute and Department of Economics and Finance at Middle Tennessee State University and Middle Tennessee State University
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