Timothy W. Guinnane

Yale University - Department of Economics

Professor

28 Hillhouse Ave

New Haven, CT 06520-8268

United States

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

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

40

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Scholarly Papers (40)

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

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Trust: A Concept Too Many

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics
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Trust, Social Capital, Credit Cooperatives, Uniform Laws

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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, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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limited company, partnership, corporation, legal regime, common law, civil law

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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 490 (83,394)
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Fertility Transition, Long-Run Growth, Malthusian Models, Quantity-Quality Trade-Off

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

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
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fertility transition

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

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jun 2001
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 344 (125,224)
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Credit cooperative; External audit

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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 All Souls College, Oxford
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Malthusian models, mortality, fertility, nuptiality, guilds

8.

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
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Yale University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Downloads 255 (170,639)
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self-selection, selection bias, heights, anthropometrics, standards of living, industrialization puzzle, long-run economic growth

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Capital Structure and the Choice of Enterprise Form: Theory and History

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1061
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Timothy W. Guinnane and Jakob Schneebacher
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
Downloads 253 (172,615)
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enterprise form, capital structure, partnership, limited-liability company

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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 217 (199,128)
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sickness insurance, moral hazard, Knappschaft, social insurance

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

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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
Yale University - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale University
Downloads 193 (221,574)
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limited company, corporation, common law, default rules, contracts, corporate governance

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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
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Ireland, United States, Fertility, Demography, Immigration

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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
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Uniform law, small loans, consumer credit, usury laws

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

NBER Working Paper No. w5381
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2022
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
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The Fertility Transition in Bavaria

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
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fertility transition, migration, Germany

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Fertility in South Dublin a Century Ago: A First Look

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)
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Ireland, Fertility, Demography

Mortality in the North Dublin Union During the Great Famine

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)
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Ireland, famine, mortality, workhouses

Mortality in the North Dublin Union During the Great Famine

Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Timothy W. Guinnane and Cormac O'Grada
Yale University - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)

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

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We Do Not Know the Population of Every Country in the World for the Past Two Thousand Years

CESifo Working Paper No. 9242
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Aug 2021
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics
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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
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Fertility Transition, 1911 Census of England and Wales

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

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

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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
Yale University - Department of Economics and CaltechCalifornia Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Putting the Corporation in its Place

NBER Working Paper No. w13109
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2022
Yale University - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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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, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics

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Creating a New Legal Form: The GmbH

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1070
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics
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entrepreneurship, limited-liability, private limited company, corporation, partnership, financial crisis, Anglo-German rivalry, colonial policy

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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 80 (421,625)
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Spanish economic history, legal form of enterprise, law and finance

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'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, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale University and CaltechCalifornia Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Bismarck to No Effect: Fertility Decline and the Introduction of Social Insurance in Prussia

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1069, 2019
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Timothy W. Guinnane and Jochen Streb
Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim
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Fertility transition, Marriage patterns, Old age pension, Health insurance, Accident insurance

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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
Middlebury College and Yale University - Department of Economics
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firm longevity, multi-armed bandits, business enterprise forms

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

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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 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2022
Yale University - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale University
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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 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2022
Howard Bodenhorn, Timothy W. Guinnane and Thomas A. Mroz
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Yale University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
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Sample-Selection Biases and the “Industrialization Puzzle”

NBER Working Paper No. w21249
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2022
Howard Bodenhorn, Timothy W. Guinnane and Thomas A. Mroz
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Yale University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
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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
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Infant Mortality Decline in Rural and Urban Bavaria: Fertility, Economic Transformation, Infant Care, and Inequality in Bavaria and Munich, 1825–1910

The Economic History Review, Vol. 71, Issue 3, pp. 853-886, 2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jul 2018
John C. Brown and Timothy W. Guinnane
Clark University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Rejoinder to Szreter

The Economic History Review, Vol. 70, Issue 3, pp. 1004-1009, 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Jul 2017
Geoffrey Barnes and Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University - Department of Economics
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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
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Delegated Monitors, Large and Small: Germany's Banking System, 1800-1914

Posted: 30 Oct 2002
Timothy W. Guinnane
Yale University - Department of Economics

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Banks, financial intermediation, German economic history

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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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