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1.

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
Downloads 1,651
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Was Weber Wrong? A Human Capital Theory of Protestant Economic History

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1987, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2886
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 May 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 1,163
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 Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 987
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The Bush Regime from Elections to Detentions: A Moral Economy of Carl Schmitt and Human Rights

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-20
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Miami - School of Law
Downloads 778
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The Three Horsemen of Riches: Plague, War and Urbanization in Early Modern Europe

Review of Economic Studies (2013), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Downloads 700
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Why England? Demographic Factors, Structural Change and Physical Capital Accumulation During the Industrial Revolution

Journal of Economical Growth, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
Downloads 682
7.

Dead Poets’ Property - How Does Copyright Influence Price?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Peking University, Boston University School of Management and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 662
8.

Longevity and the Rise of the West: Lifespans of the European Elite, 800-1800

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History
Downloads 661
9.

Slavery in the Roman Economy

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 629
10.

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
Downloads 606
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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
Downloads 581
12.

Sweet Diversity: Colonial Goods and the Rise of European Living Standards after 1492

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 May 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Downloads 515
13.

The Due Diligence Standard and Violence Against Women

Interights Bulletin, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Vermont Law School
Downloads 441
14.

The Labor Supply of the Early Roman Empire

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-45
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 425
15.

Labor Mobility in a Federal System: The United States

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 418
16.

Family Structure, Institutions, and Growth: The Origins and Implications of Western Corporations

American Economic Review, May 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 414
17.

Did Partial Globalization Increase Inequality? Did Inequality Stimulate Globalization Backlash? The case of the Latin American Periphery, 1950-80

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 683
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 May 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Tuebingen - Department of Economics
Downloads 392
18.

'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
Downloads 347
19.

Two Statistical Problems in the Princeton Project on the European Fertility Transition

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 869
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Clark University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 322
20.

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
Downloads 302
21.

The Long Shadow of Jewish Persecution on Financial Decisions

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management and University of Chicago - Finance
Downloads 297
22.

The Transnational Illegal Market of Trafficking in Human Beings – Actors and Discourses: A Transatlantic Comparison

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Vienna and University of Vienna
Downloads 271
23.

The Local Geographic Origins of Russian-Jewish Immigrants, Circa 1900

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 465
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
Bard College - The Levy Economics Institute
Downloads 263
24.

Institutions and Demographic Responses to Shocks: Württemberg, 1634-1870

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 962, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 262
25.

Exposing the Neoclassical Fallacy: McCloskey on Ideas and the Great Enrichment

Scandinavian Economic History Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 241
26.

Real Wages in Early Economies: Evidence for Living Standards from 1800 BCE to 1300 CE

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 22 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 232
27.

Printing and Protestants: Reforming the Economics of the Reformation

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
Downloads 231
28.

Marx vs. Weber: Does Religion Affect Politics and the Economy?

ECB Working Paper No. 1393
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich, Department of Banking and Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 225
29.

Sweet Diversity: Colonial Goods and the Rise of European Living Standards after 1492

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Downloads 218
30.

Destined for Deprivation? Intergenerational Poverty Traps in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Centre for History and Economics 00-03
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Oxford - Department of Modern History
Downloads 209
31.

Does the European Marriage Pattern Explain Economic Growth?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4244
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
California Institute of Technology and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 206
32.

Ottoman Conquests and European Ecclesiastical Pluralism

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1973
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
Downloads 200
33.

Moral Hazard in a Mutual Health-Insurance System: German Knappschaften, 1867-1914

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 70, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 978
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim
Downloads 199
34.

Level of Income and Income Distribution in Mid-18th Century France, According to Francois Quesnay

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 10545
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 195
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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)
Downloads 182
36.

How the West 'Invented' Fertility Restriction

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
Downloads 180
37.

Poor Institutions, Rich Mines: Resource Curse and the Origins of the Sicilian Mafia

Quaderni Working Paper No. 844
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Bergamo, Sciences Po, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
Downloads 179
38.

Height and Economic Development in Italy, 1730-1980

CEIS Research Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS)
Downloads 172
39.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Place a Bet or Wait on a DREAM

40 S.U.L. Rev. 293
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Southern University Law Center
Downloads 171
40.

The Legacy of the Swedish Gift and Inheritance Tax, 1884-2004

Uppsala Center for Fiscal Studies, Uppsala University, Working Paper No. 2009/13
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 169
41.

Approaching the Roman Economy

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 167
42.

Lessons from the Ottoman Harem (on Ethnicity, Religion and War)

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3556
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
Downloads 167
43.

An Estimate of Average Income and Inequality in Byzantium Around Year 1000

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Downloads 160
44.

Property Rights, Land Liquidity and Internal Migration

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), Florida International University and New Economic School
Downloads 160
45.

Slavery and Forced Labor in Early China and the Roman World

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 157
46.

The Role of Human Capital and Innovation in Prussian Economic Development

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4391
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and University of Mannheim
Downloads 156
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Medics, Monarchs and Mortality, 1600-1800: Origins of the Knowledge-Driven Health Transition in Europe

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure
Downloads 141
48.

Fertility Decline in the Muslim World: A Veritable Sea-Change, Still Curiously Unnoticed

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 140
49.

Monotheism (from a Sociopolitical and Economic Perspective)

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3116
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
Downloads 134
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Beyond Work Ethic: Religion, Individual and Political Preferences

KOF Working Papers No. 309
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich, Department of Banking and Finance and European Union - European Investment Bank
Downloads 131