Hans-Joachim Voth

University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2008

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2011
Jacopo Ponticelli and Hans-Joachim Voth
Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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demonstrations, Europe, government deficits, instability, public expenditure, riots, unrest

Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2009

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8513
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Jacopo Ponticelli and Hans-Joachim Voth
Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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demonstrations, Europe, government deficits, instability, public expediture, riots, unrest

Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany

Quarterly Journal of Economics 2012, 127(3): 1339-1392
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2012
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8365
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 May 2011
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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Anti-Semitism, Cultural Persistence, Discrimination, Hate Crime, Intergenerational Transmission of Preferences, Nazi Party, Pogroms, Violence

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Citation 28

Riding the South Sea Bubble

American Economic Review, Vol. 94, No. 5, 2004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Citation 28

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Bubbles, Crashes, Synchronization Risk, Predictability, Investor Sentiment, South Sea Bubble, Market Timing, Limits to Arbitrage, Efficient Market, Hypothesis

Riding the South Sea Bubble

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4221
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Speculation, bubbles, investor sentiment, South Sea company

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party in Weimar Germany, 1919-33

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2015
Shanker Satyanath, Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, 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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Abstract:

social capital, democracy, political economy, Weimar Germany, Nazi Party

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

NBER Working Paper No. w19201
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Shanker Satyanath, Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, 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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Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party in Weimar Germany: 1919-33

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9595
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Aug 2013
Shanker Satyanath, Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, 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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democracy, extremism, social capital

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Highway to Hitler

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 156
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 May 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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political economy, infrastructure spending, establishment of dictatorships, pork‐barrel politics, Nazi regime

Highway to Hitler

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Nov 2015
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
Downloads 267 (94,652)

Abstract:

political economy, entrenchment of dictatorships, infrastructure spending

Betting on Hitler - The Value of Political Connections in Nazi Germany

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Hans-Joachim Voth and Thomas Ferguson
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Political Science
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Citation 31

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Political connections, stock market, asset pricing, Nazi rise to power, interwar Germany

Betting on Hitler - The Value of Political Connections in Nazi Germany

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5021
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Hans-Joachim Voth and Thomas Ferguson
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Political Science
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Political connections, stock market returns, market efficiency, Nazi party

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Stock Price Volatility and Political Uncertainty: Evidence from the Interwar Period

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-09, AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Mar 2002
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Stock price volatility, political uncertainty, worker militancy, Great Depression

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State Capacity and Military Conflict

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Nicola Gennaioli and Hans-Joachim Voth
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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state capacity, war, military revolution, taxation, political economy

State Capacity and Military Conflict

EPSA 2013 Annual General Conference Paper 209A
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 May 2017
Nicola Gennaioli and Hans-Joachim Voth
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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State Capacity and Military Conflict

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8699
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Nicola Gennaioli and Hans-Joachim Voth
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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ethnicity, fragmentation, military conflict, state capacity, taxation, war

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
Jonathan Hersh and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Economics of New Goods, Age of Discovery, Consumption, Early Modern Europe, Living Standards, Unified Growth, “Malthus to Solow”

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

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Jonathan Hersh and Hans-Joachim Voth
Boston University - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Economics of New Goods, Age of Discovery, Consumption, Early Modern Europe, Living Standards

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

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7386
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Jonathan Hersh and Hans-Joachim Voth
Boston University - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Age of Discoveries, First divergence, new goods, standard of living indicators, unified growth

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
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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Citation 4

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Malthus to Solow, Long-run Growth, Great Divergence, Epidemics, Demographic Regime

The Three Horsemen of Growth: Plague, War and Urbanization in Early Modern Europe

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7275
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 May 2009
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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Demographic Regime, Epidemics, Great Divergence, Long-run Growth, Malthus to Solow

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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
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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Industrial Revolution, Unified Growth Theory, Endogenous Growth, Transition, Calibration

With a Bang, not a Whimper: Pricking Germany's 'Stock Market Bubble' in 1927 and the Slide into Depression

U. Pompeu Fabra Economics Working Paper No. 516
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2001
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Stock market, foreign lending, fixed exchange rates, asset prices, bubbles, Germany, monetary policy

With a Bang, Not a Whimper: Pricking Germany's 'Stock Market Bubble' in 1927 and the Slide into Depression

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3257
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Apr 2002
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Stock market, foreign lending, fixed exchange rates, asset prices, bubbles, Germany, monetary policy

Credit Rationing and Crowding Out During the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 04-05
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 7

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credit rationing, Napoleonic wars, Industrial Revolution, technological change, crowding out

Credit Rationing and Crowding-Out During the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4453
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jul 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Crowding-out, british industrial revolution, growth, finance, credit rationing

Recreating the South Sea Bubble: Lessons from an Experiment in Financial History

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Giovanni Giusti, Charles N. Noussair and Hans-Joachim Voth
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, Tilburg University and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Financial bubbles, experiments, South Sea bubble, risk-shifting, government debt, equity issuance

Recreating the South Sea Bubble: Lessons from an Experiment in Financial History

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2013-042
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Giovanni Giusti, Charles N. Noussair and Hans-Joachim Voth
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, Tilburg University and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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financial bubbles, experiments, South Sea bubble, risk-shifting

Recreating the South Sea Bubble: Lessons from an Experiment in Financial History

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9652
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Sep 2013
Giovanni Giusti, Charles N. Noussair and Hans-Joachim Voth
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, Tilburg University and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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equity issuance, experiments, financial bubbles, government debt, risk-shifting, South Sea bubble

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Banking as an Emerging Technology: Hoare's Bank 1702-1742

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 04-01
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Banking and credit, English Industrial Revolution, interest rate determination, credit rationing, technological change and learning

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Productivity Growth During the English Industrial Revolution: A Dual Approach

UPF Economics & Business Working Paper No. 495
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Nov 2000
Hans-Joachim Voth and Pol Antras
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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British Industrial Revolution, Productivity Growth, Dual Measurement Of Productivity, General Purpose Technology

Debt into Growth: How Sovereign Debt Accelerated the First Industrial Revolution

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 194
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 May 2015
Jaume Ventura and Hans-Joachim Voth
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Crowding out, debt crises, Industrial Revolution, Ricardian equivalence, misallocation, financial repression, structural change, productivity

Debt into Growth: How Sovereign Debt Accelerated the First Industrial Revolution

NBER Working Paper No. w21280
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
Jaume Ventura and Hans-Joachim Voth
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Debt into Growth: How Sovereign Debt Accelerated the First Industrial Revolution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10652
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jun 2015
Jaume Ventura and Hans-Joachim Voth
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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crowding out, debt crises, financial repression, Industrial Revolution, misallocation, productivity, Ricardian equivalence, structural change

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Convertibility, Currency Controls and the Cost of Capital in Western Europe, 1950-1999

UPF Department of Economics Working Paper No. 551
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 May 2001
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Cost of capital, liberalization, current account, Capital account, convertibility

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
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Early modern state finances, incentive compatability, Philip II, serial default, sovereign debt, state capacity

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

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-12
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Financial Revolution, growth, finance, rationing, usury laws, institutional evelopment, eighteenth-century England

Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk Taking in Margin Lending

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
Peter Koudijs and Hans-Joachim Voth
Stanford GSB and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Leverage, collateralized lending, haircuts, personal experience

Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk Taking in Margin Lending

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Peter Koudijs and Hans-Joachim Voth
Stanford GSB and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Leverage, collateralized lending, haircuts, personal experience

Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk Taking in Margin Lending

NBER Working Paper No. w19957
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
Peter Koudijs and Hans-Joachim Voth
Stanford GSB and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk Taking in Margin Lending

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9920
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Peter Koudijs and Hans-Joachim Voth
Stanford GSB and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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collateralized lending, haircuts, leverage, personal experience

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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
Hans-Joachim Voth, Sara Horell and Jane Humphries
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
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Poor Law, Poverty Traps, 18 and 19C Britain, Income Redistribution, Health, Height, Human Capital, Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty, Welfare State, Economic History, GB

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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
Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Credit rationing, financial repression, usury laws, natural experiment, lending decisions

Reprisals Remembered: German-Greek Conflict and Car Sales During the Euro Crisis

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
Vasiliki Fouka and Hans-Joachim Voth
Stanford University and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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consumer boycott, memory, political conflict, car sales, Euro crisis, German–Greek relations

Reprisals Remembered: German-Greek Conflict and Car Sales During the Euro Crisis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9704
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
Vasiliki Fouka and Hans-Joachim Voth
Stanford University and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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boycott, Car sales, German-Greek relations, political conflict, sovereign debt crisis

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How the West 'Invented' Fertility Restriction

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2013
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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European fertility pattern, fertility decline, Malthus, demography

Free Flows, Limited Diversification: Explaining the Fall and Rise of Stock Market Correlations, 1890-2001

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Nov 2007
Hans-Joachim Voth and Dennis P. Quinn
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy
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diversification, capital controls, capital flows, home bias

Free Flows, Limited Diversification: Explaining the Fall and Rise of Stock Market Correlations, 1890-2001

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7013
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Dennis P. Quinn and Hans-Joachim Voth
Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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diversification, equity return correlations, home bias

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Poor, Hungry and Stupid: Numeracy and the Impact of High Food Prices in Industrializing Britain, 1780-1850

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Apr 2009
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Nutrition, cognitive development, labor market outcomes, Napoleonic wars, IQ

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Tightening Tensions: Fiscal Policy and Civil Unrest in Eleven South American Countries, 1937-1995

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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austerity, fiscal consolidation, unrest, Latin America, social instability, unrest

The Sustainable Debts of Philip II: A Reconstruction of Spain's Fiscal Position, 1560-1598

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Apr 2009
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Debt sustainability, Early modern economic history, Philip II, State borrowing, Debt overhang, tax reform

The Sustainable Debts of Philip II: A Reconstruction of Spain's Fiscal Position, 1560-1598

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6611
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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early modern history, fiscal stability, natural resources, sovereign debt, Spain, sustainability

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Funding Empire: Risk, Diversification, and the Underwriting of Early Modern Sovereign Loans

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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sovereign debt, syndication, diversification, Spain, Genoa

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Spinning Welfare: The Gains from Process Innovation in Cotton and Car Production

CEP Discussion Paper No. 1050
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Timothy Leunig and Hans-Joachim Voth
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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process innovations, new goods, welfare, consumer surplus, mechanisation, mass production, automobiles, cotton, industrial revolution, second industrial revolution

Risk Sharing with the Monarch: Contingent Debt and Excusable Defaults in the Age of Philip II, 1556-1598

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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contingent debt, excusable default, risk sharing, Spain

Risk Sharing with the Monarch: Contingent Debt and Excusable Defaults in the Age of Philip II, 1556–1598

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 145
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Sovereign debt, contingent debt, fiscal policy, debt crisis

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

University of Zurich, UBS International Center of Economics in Society, Working Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Jul 2014
Shanker Satyanath, Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, 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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Social capital, democracy, institutions, associations, networks

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Shanker Satyanath, Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, 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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Social capital, democracy, institutions, associations, networks

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Married to Intolerance: Attitudes Towards Intermarriage in Germany, 1900-2006

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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Serial Defaults, Serial Profits: Returns to Sovereign Lending in Habsburg Spain, 1566-1600

Explorations in Economic History, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Sep 2010
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Sovereign Debt, Serial Default, Rate of Return, Profitability, Spain

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Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany

NBER Working Paper No. w17113
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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The Sustainable Debts of Philip II: A Reconstruction of Castile’s Fiscal Position, 1566-1596

Journal of Economic History 70(4), 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe Robert C. Allen, Tommy Bengtsson, and Martin Dribe

The Economic History Review, Vol. 59, Issue 2, pp. 429-430, May 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Why was Stock Market Volatility so High During the Great Depression? Evidence from 10 Countries During the Interwar Period

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3254
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Apr 2002
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Stock price volatility, political uncertainty, worker militancy, Great Depression

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Living standards in the past: new perspectives on well-being in Asia and Europe  Robert C. Allen, Tommy Bengtsson, and Martin Dribe

The Economic History Review, Vol. 59, pp. 429-430, May 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 May 2006
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance during World War II

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2017
Philipp Ager, Leonardo Bursztyn and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, 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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Status Competition, Nonfinancial Incentives, Employee Motivation, Behavioral Economics, World War II

Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance During World War Ii

NBER Working Paper No. w22992
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Philipp Ager, Leonardo Bursztyn and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance During World War II

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11751
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Philipp Ager, Leonardo Bursztyn and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, 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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Behavioral economics, Employee motivation, Nonfinancial incentives, Status competition, World War II

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Comment on Seat of Death and Terror

Economic History Review, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 607-616, August 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Hans-Joachim Voth and Timothy Leunig
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History
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Financial Repression in a Natural Experiment: Loan Allocation and the Change in the Usury Laws in 1714

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4452
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jul 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Economic development, banking, financial repression, usury laws, credit rationing, natural experiments, lending decisions

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How the West 'Invented' Fertility Restriction

NBER Working Paper No. w17314
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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Highway to Hitler

NBER Working Paper No. w20150
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 May 2014
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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Interest Rate Restrictions in a Natural Experiment: Loan Allocation and the Change in the Usury Laws in 1714*

The Economic Journal, Vol. 118, Issue 528, pp. 743-758, April 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Mar 2008
Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt and Default in the Age of Philip II, 1556-1598

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7276
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 May 2009
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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early modern state finances, incentive compatability, Philip II, serial default, sovereign debt, state capacity

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Risk Sharing with the Monarch: Contigent Debt and Excusable Defaults in the Age of Philip II, 1556-1598

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8492
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jul 2011
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Contingent debt, emerging debt markets, excusable default, Philip II, Sovereign debt

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Private Borrowing during the Financial Revolution: Hoare's Bank and its Customers, 1702-24

The Economic History Review, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 541-564, August 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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(Re-) Shaping Hatred: Anti-Semitic Attitudes in Germany, 1890-2006

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8935
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 May 2012
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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anti-Semitism, attitudes, cultural transmission

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Rage Against the Machines: Labor-Saving Technology and Unrest in England, 1830-32

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Bruno Caprettini and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Labor-saving technology, social instability, riots, welfare support, agricultural technology, factor prices and technological change

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Rage Against the Machines: Labour-Saving Technology and Unrest in England, 1830-32

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11800
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Bruno Caprettini and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Labor-saving technology; social instability; riots; welfare support; agricultural technology; factor prices and technological change.

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Married to Intolerance: Attitudes Towards Intermarriage in Germany, 1900-2006

NBER Working Paper No. w18813
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
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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Living Standards During the Industrial Revolution: An Economist's Guide

American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 93, May 2003
Posted: 18 Feb 2003
Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Industrial Revolution, living standards, growth, discontinuity models, demographic transition, human capital, technological change

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Human capital, equipment investment, and industrialization

Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Hans-Joachim Voth and Jonathan R.W. Temple
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and University of Bristol - Department of Economics

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