Hugh Rockoff

Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics

360 ML King Jr. Blvd.

Newark, NJ 07102

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Cambridge, MA 02138

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Why Didn't Canada Have a Banking Crisis in 2008 (or in 1930, or 1907, or ...)?

NBER Working Paper No. w17312
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2011
Michael D. Bordo, Angela Redish and Hugh Rockoff
Rutgers University, New Brunswick - Department of Economics, University of British Columbia (UBC) and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Until it's Over, Over There: The U.S. Economy in World War I

NBER Working Paper No. w10580
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2009
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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How Long Did it Take the United States to Become an Optimal Currency Area?

NBER Working Paper No. h0124
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 May 2000
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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A Comparison of the United States and Canadian Banking Systems in the Twentieth Century: Stability vs. Efficiency?

NBER Working Paper No. w4546
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2002
Michael D. Bordo, Hugh Rockoff and Angela Redish
Rutgers University, New Brunswick - Department of Economics, Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Prodigals and Projecture: An Economic History of Usury Laws in the United States from Colonial Times to 1900

NBER Working Paper No. w9742
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Lessons from the American Experience with Free Banking

NBER Working Paper No. h0009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Was Adherence to the Gold Standard a "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval" During the Interwar Period?

NBER Working Paper No. w7186
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Dec 1999 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Rutgers University, New Brunswick - Department of Economics, City University of New York, CUNY Queens College - Department of Economics and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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A Comparison of the Stability and Efficiency of the Canadian and American Banking Systems 1870-1925

NBER Working Paper No. h0067
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2010
Michael D. Bordo, Angela Redish and Hugh Rockoff
Rutgers University, New Brunswick - Department of Economics, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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The Gold Standard as a `Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval'

NBER Working Paper No. w5340
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2010
Michael D. Bordo and Hugh Rockoff
Rutgers University, New Brunswick - Department of Economics and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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10.

Great Fortunes of the Gilded Age

NBER Working Paper No. w14555
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2009
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Money and Interest Rates in the United States During the Great Depression

NBER Working Paper No. w16204
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2010
Peter Basile, John S. Landon-Lane and Hugh Rockoff
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Economics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway - Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick/Piscataway - Department of Economics and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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From Plowshares to Swords: The American Economy in World War Ii

NBER Working Paper No. h0077
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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The Influence of Irving Fisher on Milton Friedman's Monetary Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w17267
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2011
Michael D. Bordo and Hugh Rockoff
Rutgers University, New Brunswick - Department of Economics and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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A Wolfram in Sheep's Clothing: U.S. Economic Warfare in Spain, 1940-1944

NBER Working Paper No. h0132
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2002
Leonard Caruana and Hugh Rockoff
Universidad San Pablo CEU - Economics Department and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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15.

Capitalizing Patriotism: The Liberty Loans of World War I

NBER Working Paper No. w11919
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Sungwon Kang, Hugh Rockoff and Sung Won Kang
Samsung Economic Research Institute, Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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Monetary Policy and Regional Interest Rates in the United States, 1880-2002

NBER Working Paper No. w10924
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
John S. Landon-Lane and Hugh Rockoff
Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway - Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick/Piscataway - Department of Economics and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Upon Daedalian Wings of Paper Money: Adam Smith and the Crisis of 1772

NBER Working Paper No. w15594
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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On the Origins of "a Monetary History"

NBER Working Paper No. w12666
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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The Paradox of Planning: the Controlled Materials Plan of World War Ii

NBER Working Paper No. h0083
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Keep on Scrapping: The Salvage Drives of World War Ii

NBER Working Paper No. w13418
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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The Meaning of Money in the Great Depression

NBER Working Paper No. h0052
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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The Changing Role of America's Veterans

NBER Working Paper No. w8595
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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After Johnny Came Marching Home: The Political Economy of Veterans' Benefits in the Nineteenth Century

NBER Working Paper No. w13223
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Sungwon Kang and Hugh Rockoff
Samsung Economic Research Institute and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Fighting the Last War: Economists on the Lender of Last Resort

NBER Working Paper No. w20832
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
Richard S. Grossman and Hugh Rockoff
Wesleyan University - Economics Department and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Fighting the Last War: Economists on the Lender of Last Resort

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10361
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Richard S. Grossman and Hugh Rockoff
Wesleyan University - Economics Department and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Bagehot, Bank of England, central banks, lender of last resort, subprime crisis

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An Elephant in the Garden: The Allies, Spain, and Oil in World War Ii

NBER Working Paper No. w12228
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2006
Leonard Caruana and Hugh Rockoff
Universidad San Pablo CEU - Economics Department and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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26.

Gresham's Law Regained

NBER Working Paper No. h0035
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
Robert L. Greenfield and Hugh Rockoff
Fairleigh-Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Deflation, Silent Runs, and Bank Holidays, in the Great Contraction

NBER Working Paper No. w9522
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Not Just the Great Contraction: Friedman and Schwartz's a Monetary History of the United States 1867 to 1960

NBER Working Paper No. w18828
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Michael D. Bordo and Hugh Rockoff
Rutgers University, New Brunswick - Department of Economics and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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29.

The U.S. Economy in Wwii as a Model for Coping with Climate Change

NBER Working Paper No. w22590
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w15596
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway - Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick/Piscataway - Department of Economics, Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
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O.M.W. Sprague (the Man Who "Wrote the Book" on Financial Crises) and the Founding of the Federal Reserve

NBER Working Paper No. w19758
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2014
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Towards a History of the Junk Bond Market, 1910-1955

NBER Working Paper No. w21559
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Sep 2015
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Economics, Korean Economic Research Institute, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway - Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick/Piscataway - Department of Economics and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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The Capital Market in the 1850s

NBER Working Paper No. h0011
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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War and Inflation in the United States from the Revolution to the First Iraq War

NBER Working Paper No. w21221
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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On the Controversies Behind the Origins of the Federal Economic Statistics

NBER Working Paper No. w25431
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Jan 2019
Hugh Rockoff
Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Beating the Odds: Black Jockeys in the Kentucky Derby, 1870-1911

NBER Working Paper No. w25461
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jan 2019
Michael Leeds and Hugh Rockoff
Temple University and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Why Didn't Canada Have a Banking Crisis in 2008 (or in 1930, or 1907, or …)?

The Economic History Review, Vol. 68, Issue 1, pp. 218-243, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jan 2015
Michael D. Bordo, Hugh Rockoff and Angela Redish
Rutgers University, New Brunswick - Department of Economics, Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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