Remi Jedwab

George Washington University - Department of Economics

Washington, D.C., DC

United States

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The Economic Impact of the Black Death

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-45
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2020
Remi Jedwab, Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Pandemics; Black Death; Institutions; Cities; Urbanization; Malthusian Theory; Demography; Long-Run Growth; Middle Ages; Europe; Asia

The Economic Impact of the Black Death

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15132
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2020
Remi Jedwab, Noel Johnson and Mark Koyama
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Black Death, Cities, Demography, institutions, Long-run Growth, Malthusian Theory, Pandemics, Urbanization

Pandemics, Places, and Populations: Evidence from the Black Death

CESifo Working Paper No. 7524
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Feb 2019
Remi Jedwab, Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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pandemics, Black Death, mortality, path dependence, cities, urbanization, Malthusian theory, migration, growth, Europe

Pandemics, Places, and Populations: Evidence from the Black Death

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-04
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Remi Jedwab, Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Pandemics; Black Death; Mortality; Path Dependence; Cities; Urbanization; Malthusian Theory; Migration; Growth; Europe

Pandemics, Places, and Populations: Evidence from the Black Death

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13523
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Feb 2019
Remi Jedwab, Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Black Death, cities, growth, Malthusian Theory. Migration, path dependence, Urbanization

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Bones, Bacteria and Break Points: The Heterogeneous Spatial Effects of the Black Death and Long-Run Growth

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-30
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2016
Remi Jedwab, Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Urban Reset; Path Dependence; Multiple Equilibria; Urbanization, Cities, Black Death, Epidemics, Mortality, Little Divergence, Long-Run Growth

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Negative Shocks and Mass Persecutions: Evidence from the Black Death

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-12
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017
Remi Jedwab, Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Ethnic Conflict; Religious Conflict; Minorities; Persecutions, Massacres, Libels, Black Death, Jewish Economic History, Middle Ages, Epidemics, Cities, Trade

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Demography, Urbanization and Development: Rural Push, Urban Pull and... Urban Push?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7333
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
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Labor Markets, Rural Labor Markets

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Cities Without Skylines: Worldwide Building-Height Gaps and Their Implications

CESifo Working Paper No. 8511
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Remi Jedwab, Jason Barr and Jan K. Brueckner
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers University, Newark and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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international buildings heights, tall buildings, skyscrapers, land use regulations, housing supply, housing prices, sprawl, congestion, pollution

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How Should We Measure City Size? Theory and Evidence within and Across Rich and Poor Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 19/203
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
George Washington University - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Cost of living, Migrations, Economic growth, National income, Low income countries, Urbanization, Cities, Urban Giants, Population, Standard Urban Model, Measurement, Urban Technology, Building Heights, Sprawl, Housing, Transportation, WP, city size, night lights, country city

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The Average and Heterogeneous Effects of Transportation Investments: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa 1960-2010

NBER Working Paper No. w27670
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Aug 2020
Remi Jedwab and Adam Storeygard
George Washington University - Department of Economics and Tufts University
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History, Path Dependence and Development: Evidence from Colonial Railways, Settlers and Cities in Kenya

The Economic Journal, Vol. 127, Issue 603, pp. 1467-1494, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Aug 2017
Remi Jedwab, Edward Kerby and Alexander Moradi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Sussex - Department of Economics
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Medieval Cities Through the Lens of Urban Economic Theories

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14828
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Remi Jedwab, Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Agglomeration effects, Asia, City Growth, Europe, Food Surplus Hypothesis, institutions, LaborMobility, Medieval Era, Pandemics, Urbanization