Timothy W. Guinnane

Yale University - Department of Economics

Professor

28 Hillhouse Ave

New Haven, CT 06520-8268

United States

http://sites.google.com/site/timothywguinnane/

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

34

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Financial Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung: The 1953 London Debt Agreement

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 880
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,060 (4,498)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Germany, London Debt Agreement, sovereign debt, debt overhang, HIPC initiative

2.

Trust: A Concept Too Many

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 907
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 867 (19,860)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Trust, Social Capital, Credit Cooperatives, Uniform Laws

3.

Ownership and Control in the Entrepreneurial Firm: An International History of Private Limited Companies

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 959
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Dec 2007
Yale University - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 776 (22,377)
Citation 1

Abstract:

limited company, partnership, corporation, legal regime, common law, civil law

4.

The Historical Fertility Transition: A Guide for Economists

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 84, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 990
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 400 (53,737)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Fertility Transition, Long-Run Growth, Malthusian Models, Quantity-Quality Trade-Off

5.

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

Yale Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 824
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jun 2001
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 313 (74,875)

Abstract:

Credit cooperative; External audit

6.

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
John C. Brown and Timothy W. Guinnane
Clark University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 312 (75,927)

Abstract:

fertility transition

7.

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
Timothy W. Guinnane and Sheilagh Ogilvie
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 244 (96,234)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Malthusian models, mortality, fertility, nuptiality, guilds

8.

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
Timothy W. Guinnane and Jochen Streb
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim
Downloads 185 (125,362)
Citation 3

Abstract:

sickness insurance, moral hazard, Knappschaft, social insurance

9.

Problems of Sample-Selection Bias in the Historical Heights Literature: A Theoretical and Econometric Analysis

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 114, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1023
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 09 May 2013
Howard Bodenhorn, Timothy W. Guinnane and Thomas A. Mroz
Clemson University - College of Business and Behavioral Science, Yale University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Downloads 155 (129,522)

Abstract:

self-selection, selection bias, heights, anthropometrics, standards of living, industrialization puzzle, long-run economic growth

10.

Collective Reputation, Professional Regulation and Franchising

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1627
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Robert Andrew Evans and Timothy W. Guinnane
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 153 (144,831)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Quality regulation, Licensing, Collective reputation, Reputational externality, Franchising

11.

The Fertility of the Irish in America in 1910

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 848
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Nov 2002
Timothy W. Guinnane, Cormac O'Grada and Carolyn M. Moehling
Yale University - Department of Economics, University College Dublin (UCD) and Rutgers University, Department of Economics
Downloads 147 (151,053)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Ireland, United States, Fertility, Demography, Immigration

12.

The Fertility Transition in Bavaria

Yale Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 821
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jun 2001
John C. Brown and Timothy W. Guinnane
Clark University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 138 (164,209)
Citation 1

Abstract:

fertility transition, migration, Germany

13.

Bringing 'Honest Capital' to Poor Borrowers: The Passage of the Uniform Small Loan Law, 1907-1930

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 63, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 971
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Jun 2009
Bruce G. Carruthers, Timothy W. Guinnane and Yoonseok Lee
Northwestern University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
Downloads 131 (162,379)

Abstract:

Uniform law, small loans, consumer credit, usury laws

Mortality in the North Dublin Union During the Great Famine

Yale Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 829
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jul 2001
Timothy W. Guinnane and Cormac O'Grada
Yale University - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
Downloads 121 (192,421)

Abstract:

Ireland, famine, mortality, workhouses

Mortality in the North Dublin Union During the Great Famine

The Economic History Review, Vol. 55, pp. 487-506, 2002
Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Timothy W. Guinnane and Cormac O'Grada
Yale University - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)

Abstract:

15.

Fertility in South Dublin a Century Ago: A First Look

Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 838
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Nov 2001
Timothy W. Guinnane, Carolyn M. Moehling and Cormac O'Grada
Yale University - Department of Economics, Rutgers University, Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
Downloads 114 (192,920)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Ireland, Fertility, Demography

Incentives that Saved Lives: Government Regulation of Accident Insurance Associations in Germany, 1884-1914

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1013, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
Timothy W. Guinnane and Jochen Streb
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim
Downloads 80 (256,371)

Abstract:

Social insurance, accident insurance, workman's compensation, regulation

Incentives that Saved Lives: Government Regulation of Accident Insurance Associations in Germany, 1884-1914

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 364
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Timothy W. Guinnane and Jochen Streb
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim
Downloads 28 (412,473)

Abstract:

Social insurance, accident insurance, workman‘s compensation, regulation

17.

Social Class and the Fertility Transition: A Critical Comment on the Statistical Results Reported in Simon Szreter’s 'Fertility, Class and Gender in Britain, 1860-1940'

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 993, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 87
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Nov 2010
Timothy W. Guinnane and Geoffrey Barnes
Yale University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 107 (197,885)

Abstract:

Fertility Transition, 1911 Census of England and Wales

18.

Did the Cooperative Start Life as Joint-Stock Company? Business Law and Cooperatives in Spain, 1869-1931

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 81, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 987
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2010
Timothy W. Guinnane and Susana Martínez-Rodríguez
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Murcia-Spain
Downloads 94 (208,506)

Abstract:

cooperative, general incorporation, business enterprise, freedom of association, freedom of contract

19.

Turning Points in the Civil War: Views from the Greenback Market

NBER Working Paper No. w5381
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
Kristen Willard, Timothy W. Guinnane and Harvey S. Rosen
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Yale University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics
Downloads 85 (208,506)

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20.

Making Do with Imperfect Law: Small Firms in France and Germany 1890-1935

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Aug 2009
Timothy W. Guinnane and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
Yale University - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Downloads 80 (234,412)

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21.
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Citation 7

Putting the Corporation in its Place

NBER Working Paper No. W13109
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Yale University - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 74 (268,737)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Putting the Corporation in its Place

Enterprise and Society, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 687-729, 2007
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Yale University - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics

Abstract:

22.

Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886-1936

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1049
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2015
Timothy W. Guinnane and Susana Martínez-Rodríguez
Yale University - Department of Economics and Universidad de Murcia
Downloads 60 (259,837)

Abstract:

Law and finance, law and economics, legal form of enterprise, Spanish economic history, limited partnership, limited-liability company

23.

For Every Law, a Loophole: Flexibility in the Menu of Spanish Business Forms, 1886-1936

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 103, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1012
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 May 2012
Timothy W. Guinnane and Susana Martinez-Rodriguez
Yale University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 53 (288,069)

Abstract:

Spanish economic history, legal form of enterprise, law and finance

24.

A Two-Tiered Demographic System: 'Insiders' and 'Outsiders' in Three Swabian Communities, 1558-1914

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1021, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Timothy W. Guinnane and Sheilagh Ogilvie
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 40 (327,668)

Abstract:

Fertility, Mortality, Nuptiality, European marriage pattern, institutions, community, politische Ehekonsens, Germany, Württemberg, proto-industry

25.

Regions and Time in the European Fertility Transition: Problems in the Princeton Projects Statistical Methodology

Economic History Review, Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 513-544, August 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
John C. Brown and Timothy W. Guinnane
Clark University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (492,631)
Citation 8

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26.

Caveat Lector: Sample Selection in Historical Heights and the Interpretation of Early Industrializing Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w19955
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
Howard Bodenhorn, Timothy W. Guinnane and Thomas A. Mroz
Clemson University - College of Business and Behavioral Science, Yale University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Downloads 7 (497,558)

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27.

Contractual Freedom and the Evolution of Corporate Control in Britain, 1862 to 1929

NBER Working Paper No. w20481
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Timothy W. Guinnane, Ron Harris and Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Yale University - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Yale University
Downloads 4 (506,999)

Abstract:

28.

Sample-Selection Biases and the “Industrialization Puzzle”

NBER Working Paper No. w21249
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Howard Bodenhorn, Timothy W. Guinnane and Thomas A. Mroz
Clemson University - College of Business and Behavioral Science, Yale University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Downloads 3 (520,156)

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29.

Partnership as Experimentation: Business Organization and Survival in Egypt, 1910–1949

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1057
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
Cihan Artunç and Timothy W. Guinnane
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (430,861)

Abstract:

firm longevity, multi-armed bandits, business enterprise forms

30.

Contractual Freedom and Corporate Governance in Britain in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Timothy W. Guinnane, Ron Harris and Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Yale University - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Yale University
Downloads 0 (205,741)

Abstract:

limited company, corporation, common law, default rules, contracts, corporate governance

31.

'Business Organization in the Long Run: Private Limited Companies Rule!'

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
Yale University - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, Yale University and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Downloads 0 (472,274)

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32.

Social Class and the Fertility Transition: A Critical Comment on the Statistical Results Reported in Simon Szreter's Fertility, Class and Gender in Britain, 1860-1940

The Economic History Review, Vol. 65, Issue 4, pp. 1267-1279, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Geoffrey Barnes and Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (553,449)

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33.

Delegated Monitors, Large and Small: Germany's Banking System, 1800-1914

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. XL, March 2002
Posted: 30 Oct 2002
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Banks, financial intermediation, German economic history

34.

Interest Rate Futures and Bank Hedging

OR Spektrum, Vol. 21, Issue 1-2, 1999
Posted: 15 Mar 1999
Udo Broll and Timothy W. Guinnane
Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management and Yale University - Department of Economics

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