Jacob Louis Weisdorf

University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics

Øster Farimagsgade 5

Bygning 26

1353 Copenhagen K.

Denmark

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The Simplest Unified Growth Theory

Leibniz Universitat Hannover Discussion Paper No. 375
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2009
Holger Strulik and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
Downloads 192 (124,596)

Abstract:

Economic Growth, Population Growth, Structural Change, Industrial Revolution

The Simplest Unified Growth Theory

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6528
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Holger Strulik and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Economic Growth, Industrial Revolution, Population Growth, Structural Change

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Ranking Economic History Journals: A Citation-Based Impact-Adjusted Analysis

Cliometrica, 2010, Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2009
Gianfranco Di Vaio and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
LUISS Guido Carli University and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Economic history, journal ranking, citation analysis, scientometrics, impact factor

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Why did the First Farmers Toil? Human Metabolism and the Origins of Agriculture

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 08-15
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Agriculture, Hunting-Gathering, Malthus, Metabolism, Neolithic Revolution

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Made for Toil: Natural Selection at the Dawn of Agriculture

Paris School of Economics Working Paper No. 2007-33
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2007
Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Hunting, Labour Input, Malthus, Metabolism, Neolithic Revolution, Patience Capital

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The Child Quantity-Quality Trade-Off During the Industrial Revolution in England

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 11-16
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Marc Klemp and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

child quantity-quality trade-off, demographic transition, Industrial Revolution, instrumental variable analysis, human capital formation

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Was There an ‘Industrious Revolution’ Before the Industrial Revolution? An Empirical Exercise for England, c. 1300-1830

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 May 2010
Robert C. Allen and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Oxford - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Consumer Revolution, Cost-of-Living Index, Day Wages, ‘Industrious’ Revolution, Industrial Revolution, Labour Supply, Standard of Living

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A Malthusian Model for All Seasons

University of Copenhagen Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 28 May 2009
Jacob Louis Weisdorf and Paul Richard Sharp
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Abstract:

Boserup, Labour Productivity, Labour Surplus, Land Productivity, Malthus, Seasonality

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Malthus Revisited: Fertility Decision Making Based on Quasi-Linear Preferences

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Oct 2007
Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
Downloads 55 (296,701)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Demographic Transition, Fertility, Malthus

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Survival of the Richest? Social Status, Fertility, and Social Mobility in England 1541-1824

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Nina Boberg-Fazlic, Paul Richard Sharp and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

demography, pre-industrial England, fertility, social mobility, survival of the richest

Malthus in the Bedroom: Birth Spacing as a Preventive Check Mechanism in Pre-Modern England

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3936
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Francesco Cinnirella, Marc Klemp and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

spacing, birth intervals, fertility, limitation, natural fertility, preventive check

Malthus in the Bedroom: Birth Spacing as a Preventive Check Mechanism in Pre-Modern England

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9116
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Francesco Cinnirella, Marc Klemp and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Birth intervals, Fertility limitation, Natural fertility, Preventive check, Spacing

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Citation Success: Evidence from Economic History Journal Publications

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jan 2010
Gianfranco Di Vaio, Daniel Waldenström and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
LUISS Guido Carli University, Research Institute of Industrial Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Bibliometrics, Citation Analysis, Citation Success, Economic History, Scientometrics, Poisson Regression

12.

From Foraging to Farming: Explaining the Neolithic Revolution

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 561-586, September 2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Sep 2005
Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Citation 13

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The Neolithic Revolution from a Price-Theoretic Perspective

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Apr 2010
Ricardo Andres Guzman and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

neolithic Revolution, hunter-gatherers, child labor, Thomas Malthus

14.

Product Variety and the Demographic Transition

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 09-25
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2010
Ricardo Andres Guzman and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

Abstract:

demographic transition, demand for children, product variety, Malthus

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The Lasting Damage to Mortality of Early-Life Adversity: Evidence from the English Famine of the Late 1720s

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 11-14
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 May 2011
Marc Klemp and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Death Risk, Malthus, Longevity, Positive Checks, Scarring Effect, Selection Effect

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Fecundity, Fertility and Family Reconstitution Data: The Child Quantity-Quality Trade-Off Revisited

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9121
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Marc Klemp and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Child Quantity-Quality Trade-Off, Demographic Transition, Human Capital Formation, Industrial Revolution, Instrumental Variable Analysis

17.

Social Mobility Among Christian Africans: Evidence from Anglican Marriage Registers in Uganda, 1895-2011

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11767
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Utrecht University, Utrecht University and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Chiefs, Christian Missionaries, Indirect Colonial Rule, Labour History, Social mobility, Uganda

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'Decessit Sine Prole' - Childlessness, Celibacy, and Survival of the Richest in Pre-Industrial England

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11752
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
David de la Croix and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

European Marriage Pattern, Evolutionary Advantage, Fertility, industrial revolution, Marriage, Middle class

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Malthus in the Bedroom: Birth Spacing as Birth Control in Pre-Transition England

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6167
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Francesco Cinnirella, Marc Klemp and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

spacing, birth intervals, birth control, fertility limitation, preventive check

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The Effect of the Italian Unification on the Comparative Regional Development in Literacy, 1821-1911

CEIS Working Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
Carlo Ciccarelli and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Human capital, literacy, regional economics, Italy

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A Colonial Legacy of African Gender Inequality? Evidence from Christian Kampala, 1895–2011

The Economic History Review, Vol. 69, Issue 1, pp. 229-257, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Felix Meier zu Selhausen and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
Utrecht University and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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A Colonial Legacy of African Gender Inequality? Evidence from Christian Kampala, 1895-2011

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10333
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Felix Meier zu Selhausen and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
Utrecht University and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Africa, church books, colonialism, development, female disempowerment, gender discrimination, gender inequality, missionaries, Uganda

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The Wages of Women in England, 1260-1850

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9903
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Jane Humphries and Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Oxford - Department of Modern History and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Black Death, England, Gender segregation, Gender wage gap, Industrial Revolution, Wages, Women

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From Domestic Manufacture to Industrial Revolution: Long-Run Growth and Agricultural Development

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 58, No. 2, pp. 264-287, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Jacob Louis Weisdorf
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics

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