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51.

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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52.

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
Downloads 369
53.

A Challenge to Triumphant Optimists? A Blue Chips Index for the Paris Stock-Exchange (1854-2007)

Financial History Review, Vol. 17, No..2, p. 141-183, 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Toulouse Business School and Paris School of Economics
Downloads 361
54.

Managers and (Secret) Social Networks: The Influence of the Freemasonry on Firm Performance

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 354
55.

Risky Business: Popular Images and Reality of Capital Markets Handling Risk - From the Tulip Craze to the Decade of Greed

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Oct 2007
Working Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 350
56.

That's Where the Money Was: Foreign Bias and English Investment Abroad, 1866-1907

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 64, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 972
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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57.

Regulating IPOs: Evidence from Going Public in London and Berlin, 1900-1913

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 180/2011, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2/2012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 347
58.

A 'Friend and Advisor': Management, Auditors, and Confidence In Germany's Credit Cooperatives, 1889-1914

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 340
59.

The First Real Estate Bubble? Land Prices and Rents in Medieval England C. 1300-1500

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Reading - ICMA Centre, University of Reading - ICMA Centre and University of Reading
Downloads 335
60.

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
Downloads 333
61.

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
Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi / Department of Economics Norges Handelshøyskole / Norwegian School of Economics
Downloads 333
62.

The Early Evolution of Corporate Auditing: The English East India Company (1600-1640)

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
Kozminski University
Downloads 331
63.

The History of Interbank Settlement Arrangements: Exploring Central Banks’ Role in the Payment System

Bank of England Working Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Bank of England - Monetary Analysis, Bank of England and Bank of England
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64.

The Road to Debt Deflation, Debt Peonage, and Neofeudalism

Levy Economics Institute of Bard College Working Paper No. 708
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Kansas City - Department of Economics
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65.

Payments and the Development of Finance in Pre-Industrial Europe

Dartmouth College Econ. Working Paper No. 01-15
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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66.

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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67.

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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68.

Microcredit in Pre-Famine Ireland

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 May 1997
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics and McMaster University - Department of Economics
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69.

Financial Market Analysis Can Go Mad (in the Search for Irrational Behaviour During the South Sea Bubble)

Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis Working Paper No. 0508
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2007
Working Paper Series
University of St. Andrews

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70.

The Profitability of Imperialism: The British Experience in the West Indies 1768-1772

"The Profitability of Imperialism: The British Experience in the West Indies," Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 10, No. 3 (Spring 1973), pp. 253-280.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Ball State University - Department of Economics
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71.

Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation During the Twentieth Century in Denmark

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Finance
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72.

The Speed of the Financial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 300
73.

Government Debts and Credit Markets in Renaissance Italy

University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Dept. of Economics Research Paper Series No. 05-07
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Ca Foscari University of Venice
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74.

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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75.

Long Run Stock Returns: Evidence from Belgium 1838-2010

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Antwerp Department of Accounting & Finance, University of Antwerp and University of Antwerp
Downloads 284
76.

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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77.

Credit Provision and Stock Trading: Evidence From the South Sea Bubble

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2020
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Manchester - Division of Accounting and Finance

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78.

Finance and Growth: A Critical Survey

CDMA Working Paper Series No. 0507
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
University of St. Andrews - School of Economics and Finance

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79.

The Forgotten Discovery of Gravity Models and the Inefficiency of Early Railway Networks

OEconomial, vol. 5, no. 1, 2015, pp. 157-192.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
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80.

Did Adhering to the Gold Standard Reduce the Cost of Capital?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2010-13
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Office of Financial Research
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81.

The Expansion of Trade and the Transformation of Agriculture in Pre-Industrial Europe

Dartmouth Economics Working Paper No. 00-13
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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82.

Volatility Clustering and the Bid-Ask Spread: Exchange Rate Behavior in Early Renaissance Florence

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Dallas and Michigan State University

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83.

Interest Rate Restrictions in a Natural Experiment: Loan Allocation and the Change in the Usury Laws in 1714

Economic Journal, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Dec 2006
Accepted 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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84.

Do Universal Banks Create Value? Universal Bank Affiliation and Company Performance in Belgium, 1905-1909

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Antwerp Department of Accounting & Finance, University of Antwerp - Faculty of Applied Economics - City Campus and University of Antwerp

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85.

Shareholder Protection and Stock Market Development in France (1852-2007)

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
Wadham College
Downloads 240
86.

Strange New Music: The Monetary Composition Made by the Enlightenment Quartet

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-49
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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87.

Trade and information shocks, and market development: Evidence from early modern Europe

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2020
Working Paper Series
Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore
Downloads 233
88.

Long Horizon Mean Reversion for the Brussels Stock Exchange: Evidence for the 19th Century

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 04 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Antwerp Department of Accounting & Finance and Ghent University - Department of Financial Economics
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89.

Ethnic Conflicts and Monetary Integration in Austria-Hungary, 1867-1914

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Vienna
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90.

The Pari Passu Clause in Sovereign Debt Instruments

Harvard Law School Program on International Financial Systems, 2003
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Center for Contract and Economic Organization and George Washington University - Law School
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91.

Capital Structure and the Choice of Enterprise Form: Theory and History

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1061
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
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93.

A Finance Approach to Understanding Patterns of Land Tenure

Dartmouth College Economics Working Paper No. 01-12
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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94.

The ‘Buying and Selling of Money for Time’: Foreign Exchange and Interest Rates in Medieval Europe

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Reading - ICMA Centre, University of Reading - ICMA Centre and University of Reading - ICMA Centre
Downloads 220
95.

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
Downloads 215
96.

Is the Italian Public Debt Really Unsustainable? An Historical Comparison (1861-2010)

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4185
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Naples Parthenope - Department of Economic Studies (DES), University of Naples, Parthenope and University of Naples Parthenope - Department of Economic Studies (DES)
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97.

Understanding Financial Derivatives During the South Sea Bubble: The Case of the South Sea Subscription Shares

Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis Working Paper No. 0512
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
University of St. Andrews
Downloads 212
98.

Fiscal Centralization, Limited Government, and Public Revenues in Europe, 1650-1913

Journal of Economic History, Vol. 69, No. 1
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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99.

Economically Irrational Pricing of 19th Century British Government Bonds

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
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100.

The Design of Debt Clearing Markets: Clearinghouse Mechanisms in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 192