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1.

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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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
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3.

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
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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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5.

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
Faculty of Law, University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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6.

Relationship Banking, Liquidity, and Investment in the German Industrialization

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Nov 1998
Working Paper Series
Emory University

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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7.

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

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 04-01
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
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The Importance of Intercultural Competence in the Development of Successful International Businesses

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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10.

Business Organization in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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11.

The Case Against 'Outsider Reverse' Veil Piercing in Company Law

U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2010/03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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12.

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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13.

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism the Haugian Way

NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 1/2012
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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14.

Fragmented Networks and Entrepreneurship in Late Imperial Russia

Donald H Jones Center for Entrepreneurship Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim and Carnegie Mellon University
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15.

Contested Boundaries: Ambiguity and Creativity in the Evolution of German Codetermination

RIETI Discussion Paper No. 04-E-022
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Freie Universität Berlin
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16.

German Codetermination and German Securities Markets

Mark J. Roe, Political Determinants of Corporate Governance, Oxford, 2003, Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 167, 1998, Columbia Journal of European Law
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Sep 1998 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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17.

Fraud and Financial Scandals: A Historical Analysis of Opportunity and Impediment

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 16-01
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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18.

Business Management in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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19.

Financial Markets and the Political Center of Gravity

Journal of Law, Finance & Accounting, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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20.

Microinsurance: Insights from a Historical Approach

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2010ACTL06
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Macquarie University - Department of Actuarial Studies
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21.

Calculating Profit: A Historical Perspective on the Development of Capitalism

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 205-221, February 2010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Family Firms in European Economic History

DOING SUCCESSION IN EUROPE: GENERATIONAL TRANSFERS IN FAMILY BUSINESSES IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE, Isabell Stamm, Peter Breitschmid, Martin Kohli, eds., Schulthess Verlag, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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Lord Eldon Redux: Information Asymmetry, Accountability and Fiduciary Loyalty

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (Forthcoming), European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 348/2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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24.

Agency Problems and Organizational Costs in Slave-Run Businesses

Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2011-40, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2011-13
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics (ACLE) and Amsterdam Law School
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25.

Business Elites, Political Connections, and Economic Entrenchment: Evidence from Belgium 1858-1909

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Antwerp, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Antwerp
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26.

Entrepreneurship and Market Order: Some Historical Evidence

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 142
27.

Capital Market Efficiency in the British Industrial Revolution: The Case of the Lancashire Cotton Industry, 1760-1840

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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28.

Political Fragmentation and Technology Adoption: Watermill Construction in Feudal France

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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29.

Italian Firms in History: Size, Technology and Entrepreneurship

Bank of Italy Economic History Working Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, Bank of Italy and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
Downloads 128
30.

The English Legacy of the Second Amendment — History and Myth

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
The John Marshall Law School
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31.

How Do Electoral Systems Affect Fiscal Policy? Evidence from State and Local Governments, 1890 to 2005

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2958
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut

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32.

Turnaround at William Morrison Supermarkets PLC, 2004-2007

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 16-05
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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33.

Paper Conspiracies and the End of All Good Order: Perceptions and Speculation in Early Capital Markets

Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 282, January 2007
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
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Real Contracts and Mistaken Wages: The Organisation of Work and Pay in London Building Trades 1650-1800

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Wadham College
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35.

Cyclicality and Other Features of German Firms' Investing Behavior: 1880-1913

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Leipzig
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36.

Incentives and Innovation? R&D Management in Germany's High-Tech Industries During the Second Industrial Revolution

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/38
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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37.

Managerial Inefficiency and the British Climacteric, 1860-1914

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
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38.

Could the Crown Credibly Commit to Respecting its Charters? England, 1558-1640

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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39.

The Dual Origin of the Duty to Disclose in Roman Law

Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-76, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-14
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics (ACLE) and Amsterdam Law School
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40.

Economic History and Business History: Mutual Contributions and Future Prospects

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and Newcastle University (UK)
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41.

Producer Cooperatives and Economic Efficiency: Evidence from the Nineteenth Century Cotton Textile Industry

The York Management School Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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42.

Lessons of the Spanish Empire, or the Curse of Resource Abundance

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy
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43.

Internal Auditing in Mid-Nineteenth Century Railroad Companies: Comparing the Practices of American and British Railroads

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Hokkaido University - Graduate School of Economics & Business Administration, Osaka Sangyo University and Hokkaido University
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Old and New Ceramics: Manufacturers, Products and Markets in the Venetian Republic in the 17th and 18th Centuries

University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Dept. of Economics Research Paper Series No. 05/06
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Ca Foscari University of Venice - Department of Management
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A Tale of Two Theories: Monopolies and Craft Guilds in Medieval England and Modern Imagination

Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 217-242, 2001
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California at Irvine
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Accessing Capital Markets: Aristocrats and New Share Issues in the Cycle and Pneumatic Tyre Industries, 1892-1898

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds, Independent and University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Pharmaceutical Research in Wilhelmine Germany: The Case of E. Merck

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/3
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

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48.

The English Cotton Industry and the Loss of the World Market

KING COTTON: A TRIBUTE TO DOUGLAS FARNIE, Wilson, J., ed., pp.58-76, Lancaster, Carnegie , York Management School Working Paper No. 30-2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Old and New Italian Multinational Firms

Bank of Italy Economic History Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Mixed Marriages in Ireland a Century Ago

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Queen's University Management School, University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics
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