Kenneth L. Sokoloff

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics

Box 951477

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1477

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Inequality and Taxation: Evidence from the Americas on how Inequality may Influence Tax Institutions

Tax Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 2, 2006, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 14 May 2007 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2008
Kenneth L. Sokoloff and Eric M. Zolt
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Institutions and Technological Innovation During Early Economic Growth: Evidence from the Great Inventors of the United States, 1790-1930

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1299
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Kenneth L. Sokoloff and B. Zorina Khan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Bowdoin College - Department of Economics
Downloads 257 (91,216)
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Colonialism, Inequality, and Long-Run Paths of Development

NBER Working Paper No. w11057
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2010
Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of Rochester - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 255 (94,521)
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Factor Endowments, Inequality, and Paths of Development Among New World Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w9259
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Oct 2002
Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of Rochester - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 160 (152,091)
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Factor Endowments: Institutions, and Differential Paths of Growth Among New World Economies: A View from Economic Historians of the United States

NBER Working Paper No. h0066
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2010
Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of Rochester - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 109 (197,063)
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Institutional and Non-Institutional Explanations of Economic Differences

NBER Working Paper No. w9989
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2009
Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of Rochester - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 96 (220,139)
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Financing Invention During the Second Industrial Revolution: Cleveland, Ohio, 1870-1920

NBER Working Paper No. w10923
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Margaret C. Levenstein and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Yale University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Exports and Manufacturing Productivity in East Asia: A Comparative Analysis with Firm-Level Data

NBER Working Paper No. w8894
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Apr 2002
Mary Hallward-Driemeier, Giuseppe Iarossi and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
World Bank - Research Department, World Bank - Research Department and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (303,087)
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Mobilizing Venture Capital During the Second Industrial Revolution: Cleveland, Ohio, 1870 - 1920

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 1, Issue 3, Article 5, 2006
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Margaret C. Levenstein and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Yale University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 55 (221,665)
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Institutions and Technological Innovation During the Early Economic Growth: Evidence from the Great Inventors of the United States, 1790-1930

NBER Working Paper No. w10966
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
B. Zorina Khan and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Bowdoin College - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 53 (318,915)
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Intermediaries in the U.S. Market for Technology, 1870-1920

NBER Working Paper No. w9017
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2015
Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (348,536)
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'Schemes of Practical Utility': Entrepreneurship and Innovation Among 'Great Inventors' in the United States, 1790-1865

NBER Working Paper No. h0042
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
B. Zorina Khan and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Bowdoin College - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (358,295)
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Inventive Activity and the Market for Technology in the United States, 1840-1920

NBER Working Paper No. w7107
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Sep 1999
Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (348,536)
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Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Governance in the Building of the Erie Canal and Other Public Works

NBER Working Paper No. w10965
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Dec 2004
Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of Rochester - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (336,385)
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Investment in Fixed and Working Capital During Early Industrialization: Evidence from U.S. Manufacturing Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w1385
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (345,395)
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The Evolution of Suffrage Institutions in the New World

NBER Working Paper No. w8512
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2003
Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of Rochester - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (351,733)
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The Decline of the Independent Inventor: A Schumpterian Story?

NBER Working Paper No. w11654
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Dec 2005
Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (361,551)
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Inventors, Firms, and the Market for Technology in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

NBER Working Paper No. h0098
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Sep 2000
Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (354,975)
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Inventive Activity in Early Industrial America: Evidence from Patent Records, 1790 - 1846

NBER Working Paper No. w2707
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (375,598)
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Changes in American and British Stature Since the Mid-Eighteenth Century: A Prelimanary Report on the Usefulness of Data on Height..

NBER Working Paper No. w0890
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Dec 2006
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Rochester - Department of Economics, London Metropolitan University, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Independent, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Boston University - Department of Economics and University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics
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The Relative Productivity Hypothesis of Industrialization: The American Case, 1820-1850

NBER Working Paper No. w0722
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Aug 2004
Claudia Goldin and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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The Democratization of Invention During Early Industrialization: Evidence from the United States, 1790-1846

NBER Working Paper No. h0010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Nov 2007
Kenneth L. Sokoloff and Beethika Khan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and National Science Foundation
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Location and Technological Change in the American Glass Industry During the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

NBER Working Paper No. w5938
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2010
Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (426,256)
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Agricultural Seasonality and the Organization of Manufacturing During Early Industrialization: The Contrast between Britain and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. h0030
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Kenneth L. Sokoloff and David Dollar
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Was the Transition from the Artisanal Shop to the Non-Mechanized Fctry Assoc. W/Gains in Effcny?: Evdnc. From the U.S. Mnfctr. Censuses of 1820 & 1850

NBER Working Paper No. w1386
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 20 (436,401)
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Productivity Growth in Manufacturing During Early Industrialization: Evidence from the American Northeast, 1820 to 1860

NBER Working Paper No. w1685
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 27 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2010
Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 20 (436,401)
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The Reorganization of Inventive Activity in the United States During the Early Twentieth Century

NBER Working Paper No. w15440
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Kenneth L. Sokoloff and Dhanoos Sutthiphisal
Yale University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Assumption University
Downloads 17 (446,732)

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The Heights of Americans in Three Centuries: Some Economic and Demographic Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w1384
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2010
Kenneth L. Sokoloff
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (467,690)
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Women, Children, and Industrialization in the Early Republic: Evidence from the Manufacturing Censuses

NBER Working Paper No. w0795
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Claudia Goldin and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 16 (457,289)
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The Market for Manufacturing Workers During Early Industrialization: The American Northeast, 1820 to 1860

NBER Working Paper No. h0028
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2010
Kenneth L. Sokoloff and Georgia C. Villaflor
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 15 (462,482)
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Manufacturing Where Agriculture Predominates: Evidence from the South and Midwest in 1860

NBER Working Paper No. h0100
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2011
Kenneth L. Sokoloff and Viken Tchakerian
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and California State University, Northridge - Department of Economics
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Colonial and Revolutionary Muster Rolls: Some New Evidence on Nutrition and Migration in Early America

NBER Working Paper No. w0374
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Feb 2001
Kenneth L. Sokoloff and Georgia C. Villaflor
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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