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1.

Political Institutions and China's Early Industrial Revolution, 1000 - 1300 A.D.

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Tamkang University
Downloads 4,520
2.

Evolution of the UK Banking System

Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin 2010 Q4
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Bank of England, Bank of England, Bank of England and Bank of England
Downloads 1,486
3.

Innovation Without Patents - Evidence from the World Fairs

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
NYU Stern Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,346
4.

German-Jewish Emigres and U.S. Invention

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
NYU Stern Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,327
5.

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 1,231
6.

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,179
7.

Path Dependence, Lock-In, and History

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, pp. 205-226, April 1995
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,075
8.

Financial Innovaton and Russian Government Debt Before 1918

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Cornell University
Downloads 1,049
9.

The Historical Origins of 'Open Science': An Essay on Patronage, Reputation and Common Agency Contracting in the Scientific Revolution

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Article 5, 2008
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 971
10.

The Dynamism of Nations: Toward a Theory of Indigenous Innovation

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 12 [2017], Iss. 1, Art. 3
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Center on Capitalism and Society, Columbia University
Downloads 958
11.

Did Science Cause the Industrial Revolution?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
University College Dublin (UCD)
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13.

Patents and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
NYU Stern Department of Economics

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Downloads 788
14.

America's First Patents

Florida Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 1279, 2012, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2012-2014
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 686
15.

The Impact of Institutions on Innovation

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 31 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas and London Business School - Department of Finance
Downloads 683
16.

Internet Pricing and the History of Communications

Computer Networks, Vol. 36, pp. 493-517, 2001
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
Downloads 673
17.

Precocious Albion: A New Interpretation of the British Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)

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18.

How Law Made Silicon Valley

Emory Law Journal, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 355
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 646
19.

Stock Exchange Law: Concept, History, Challenges

Virginia Law & Business Review (VLBR), Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 513-559, 2013, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 14/4
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 May 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 625
20.

Demystifying the German Armament Miracle During World War Ii: New Insights from the Annual Audits of German Aircraft Producers

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim, University of Mannheim - Faculty of Law and University of Bochum
Downloads 621
21.

Of Maize and Men: The Effect of a New World Crop on Population and Economic Growth in China

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Fudan University - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 589
22.

The Overlooked French Influence on the Intellectual Property Clause

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, pp. 733-830 (2015), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-05
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 536
23.

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 521
24.

Antitrust Policy and Industrial Policy: A View from the U.S.

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
Downloads 491
25.

Institutionalized Technology Transfer in USA: A Historic Review

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Reisman and Associates and Reisman and Associates
Downloads 477
26.

The Progress of Computing

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 471
27.

Development Theory and Globalization, the First Wave: A Reinterpretation

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University College of London (UCL)
Downloads 460
28.

Engineering vs. Craftsmanship: Innovation in the Electric Guitar Industry (1945-1984)

DIME Working Paper on Intellectual Property Rights No. 68
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 May 2013
Working Paper Series
École Polytechnique, i3-CRG, UMR CNRS 9217 and SKEMA Business School - Paris la Défense Campus
Downloads 432
29.

Long Waves of Technological Innovations

Studia Politica Slovaca (Studia Politica Slovaca), Issue 2, pp. 50-68, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Government Office of the Slovak Republic
Downloads 427
30.

Does the "New Economy" Measure Up to the Great Inventions of the Past?

NBER Working Paper No. w7833
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 09 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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31.

Globalization of Innovation: The Personal Computing Industry

2008 Industry Studies Conference Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 May 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Irvine and University of California, Irvine - Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations (CRITO)
Downloads 415
32.

A Brief Postwar History of US Consumer Finance

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 11-058, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 11-058
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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33.

Schumpeterian Competition and Diseconomies of Scope; Illustrations from the Histories of Microsoft and IBM

Harvard Business School General Management Unit Working Paper No. 11-077, Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 11-077
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 404
34.

Le Corbusier, the Occult and How Art Deco Began

Trans Lux , Vol. 28, No. 3, Art Deco Society of Washington, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
Institute of World Politics
Downloads 403
35.

Innovation Patterns: Upgrading Sectoral Classification for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Kensho Technologies, Kensho Technologies and Kensho Technologies
Downloads 377
36.

More Machines, Better Machines...Or Better Workers?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law
Downloads 362
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Cross-Country Technology Adoption: Making the Theories Face the Facts

FRB NY Staff Report No. 169
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
ASU and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 356
38.

Economic Espionage as Reality or Rhetoric: Equating Trade Secrecy with National Security

Lewis & Clark Law Review, 2016, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-207
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
New York University - School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 353
39.

Organizing Venture Capital: The Rise and Demise of American Research & Development Corporation, 1946-1973

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of California, Davis
Downloads 327
40.

The Cost of Transportation in Pre-Industrial Europe

Dartmouth College, Dept. of Econ, Working Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 324
41.

The Lost 'Art' of the Patent System

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2015, No. 4, pp. 1397-1478, 2015, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-33
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 26 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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42.

A Western Reversal Since the Neolithic? The Long-Run Impact of Early Agriculture

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Gothenburg and New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi
Downloads 315
43.

Speed Under Sail, During the Early Industrial Revolution (c.1750-1850)

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics
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Institutions and Technological Innovation During Early Economic Growth: Evidence from the Great Inventors of the United States, 1790-1930

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Bowdoin College - Department of Economics
Downloads 297
45.

Episodes of Collective Invention

US Bureau of Labor Statistics Working Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Productivity and Technology
Downloads 294
46.

Histories of the Internet: Introducing the Special Issue of Information and Culture

Information and Culture 50:2, May-June 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Stevens Institute of Technology and University of Southern California
Downloads 285
47.

The Deaths of the Slide Rule

Journal of the Oughtred Society, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Fall 2014), 6-17
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Downloads 283
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Distance to the Pre-industrial Technological Frontier and Economic Development

Number of pages: 108 Posted: 22 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
Downloads 282
49.

How Do Patent Laws Influence Innovation? Evidence from Nineteenth-Century World Fairs

NBER Working Paper No. w9909
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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50.

Time for Growth

LSE Economic History Working Paper No. 222/2015
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Economics
Downloads 267