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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 1,638
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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 Philosophy & History of Science
Downloads 1,253
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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
Downloads 1,041
4.

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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On the Origins of Western Law and Western Civilization (in the Indus Valley)

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 929
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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
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 896
7.

Should We Redistribute in Insolvency?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 791
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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Downloads 734
9.

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 University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 690
10.

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
Downloads 607
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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
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
Downloads 592
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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
Downloads 578
14.

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
Downloads 573
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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 571
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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
Downloads 502
17.

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
Downloads 493
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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
Downloads 457
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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
Downloads 446
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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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21.

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
USC Gould School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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Downloads 434
22.

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
Downloads 433
23.

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
Downloads 427
24.

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
Downloads 383
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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
Downloads 376
26.

Tax Britannica: Nineteenth Century Tariffs And British National Income

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
ESCE - International Business School and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 372
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'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
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 365
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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 Alfred-Weber Institut
Downloads 365
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'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 346
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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
Downloads 342
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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
Downloads 334
32.

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
Downloads 330
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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 Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 323
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The Use and Abuse of Trust: Social Capital and its Deployment by Early Modern Guilds

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1302
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 319
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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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36.

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

London School of Economics, Working Paper
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Athens - Faculty of Economics, University of Bath, University of Athens - Faculty of Economics and University of Athens - School of Economics
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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 of Cambridge, Faculty of Law
Downloads 294
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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 - Department of Accounting & Information Management, MARC (Maastricht Accounting, Auditing & Information Management Research Center) and University of Antwerp
Downloads 278
39.

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
Downloads 274
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Law, Revolution and Religion: Harold Berman's Interpretation of the English Revolution

Journal of Markets & Morality, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 355-385, Fall 2005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
Downloads 268
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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
Downloads 268
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On the Evolution of Collective Enforcement Institutions: Communities and Courts

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2011-017, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 11-013
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Tilburg University - CentER

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43.

The Impact of Institutions on Innovation

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 31 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, London Business School, Department of Finance and London Business School - Department of Finance
Downloads 256
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The Value of Judicial Independence: Evidence from 18th Century England

7 American Law & Economics Review 1-27 (2005), USC Law and Public Policy Research Paper No. 04-27, USC CLASS Research Paper No. 04-27
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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45.

The Impact of Government on Economic Development and Growth in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 237
47.

Geography and International Law: Towards a Postcolonial Mapping

Santa Clara Journal of International Law, Vol. 5, 2007
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Seattle University School of Law - Center for Global Justice
Downloads 231
48.

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
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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The Story of the Corporate Reorganization Provisions: From 'Purely Paper' to Corporate Welfare

BUSINESS TAX STORIES, Foundation Press, 2005, IU Law-Bloomington Research Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
American Bar Foundation
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Ethnic Conflicts and Monetary Integration in Austria-Hungary, 1867-1914

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Vienna
Downloads 208