Cormac O'Grada

University College Dublin (UCD)

Belfield

Dublin 4, 4

Ireland

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

Eating People is Wrong: Famine's Darkest Secret?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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Famine, cannibalism, hunger, Ireland

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Did Science Cause the Industrial Revolution?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Nov 2014
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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economic history, science, human capital

Precocious Albion: A New Interpretation of the British Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Morgan Kelly, Joel Mokyr and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Roots of the Industrial Revolution

UCD CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH WORKING PAPER SERIES 2015, WP15/24
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Morgan Kelly, Joel Mokyr and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Famine in Ireland, 1300-1900

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 May 2015
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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famine, Ireland, economic history

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'Sufficiency and Sufficiency and Sufficiency’: Revisiting the Bengal Famine of 1943-44

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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famine, markets, entitlements

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Adam Smith, Watch Prices, and the Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2015
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Adam Smith, Industrial Revolution, productivity change

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The Economic Impact of the Little Ice Age

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Little Ice Age, Slutsky effect

The Economic Impact of the Little Ice Age

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7816
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 May 2010
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Little Ice Age, Slutsky effect

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The Mechanics of the Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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Industrial Revolution, economic history

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Speed Under Sail, During the Early Industrial Revolution (c.1750-1850)

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Cormac O'Grada and Morgan Kelly
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics
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economic history, technology, transport

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The Waning of the Little Ice Age

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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global warming, Little Ice Age

12.

Irish Attitudes to Immigration During and after the Boom

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
Kevin Denny and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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public opinion, immigration, xenophobia

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Living Standards and Plague in London, 1560-1665

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Neil Cummins, Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History, University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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population, health, economic growth, urban economics

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Debating the Little Ice Age

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Little Ice Age, Climate Change, Economic History

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Outward and Inward Migrations in Italy: A Historical Perspective

Bank of Italy Economic History Working Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Mar 2013
Matteo Gomellini and Cormac O'Grada
Bank of Italy and University College Dublin (UCD)
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migration determinants, migration effects, self-selection, public perception

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Making Famine History

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Apr 2016
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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famine, malnutrition, economic development

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Fetal Origins, Childhood Development, and Famine: A Bibliography and Literature Review

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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fetal origins, famine, childhood development

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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
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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Population and Poverty in Ireland on the Eve of the Great Famine

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Alan Fernihough and Cormac O'Grada
Queen's University Management School and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Famine, Malthus, Population, Ireland

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Famines Past, Famine's Future

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Aug 2010
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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famine, development

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Great Leap, Great Famine

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Mar 2013
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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famine, maoism, development

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Living Standards and Mortality Since the Middle Ages

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Sep 2010
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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economic growth, Malthus, demography, economic history

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Numerare est Errare: Agricultural Output and Food Supply in England Before and During the Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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agriculture, nutrition, economic growth

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Fertility in South Dublin a Century Ago: A First Look

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Nov 2001
Yale University - Department of Economics, Rutgers University, Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Ireland, Fertility, Demography

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What's in an Irish Surname? Connollys and Others a Century Ago

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Feb 2016
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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Ireland; Social and Economic History

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Mixed Marriages in Ireland a Century Ago

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Alan Fernihough, Cormac O'Grada and Brendan Walsh
Queen's University Management School, University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics
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mixed marriage, historical demography

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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

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Why Ireland Starved after Three Decades: The Great Famine in Cross-Section Reconsidered

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Famine, Malthus, population, Ireland

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The Next World and the New World: Relief, Migration, and the Great Irish Famine

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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Malthus, famine, population

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On Plague in a Time of Ebola

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Apr 2016
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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plague, mortality, health, economic history

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The Poor Law of Old England: Resource Constraints and Demographic Regimes

University College Dublin Centre for Economic Research Working Paper No. 09/08
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Poor Law, Economic History

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Change Points and Temporal Dependence in Reconstructions of Annual Temperature: Did Europe Experience a Little Ice Age?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2019
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Europe, Little Ice Age, economic history

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School Attendance and Literacy Before the Famine: A Simple Baronial Analysis

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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education, schooling, literacy

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Across the Sea to Ireland: Return Atlantic Migration before the First World War

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Alan Fernihough and Cormac O'Grada
Queen's University Management School and University College Dublin (UCD)
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migration, brain gain, economic history, Ireland

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Because She Never Let Them in: Irish Immigration a Century Ago and Today

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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immigration, racism, Ireland, public opinion

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Who Panics During Panics? Evidence from a Nineteenth Century Savings Bank

NBER Working Paper No. w8856
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2022
Cormac O'Grada and Eugene N. White
University College Dublin (UCD) and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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Immigration, Asylum, and Gender: Ireland and Beyond

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Cormac O'Grada and Kevin Denny
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics
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immigration, racism, asylum, gender

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Dublin Jewish Demography a Century Ago

Economic and Social Review, 37 (2): 123-147, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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demography, culture, Jewish studies, economic history

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Economic History: ‘An Isthmus Joining Two Great Continents’?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Feb 2020
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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Economic History, Cliometrics

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‘The Last, the Most Dreadful Resource of Nature’: Economic-Historical Reflections on Famine

UCD Centre for Economic Research, Working paper series, 2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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famine, malnutrition, fetal origins hypothesis

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Immigrants and Savers: A Rich New Database on the Irish in 1850s New York

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Simone Wegge, Tyler Anbinder and Cormac O'Grada
CUNY College of Staten Island, George Washington University and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Savings Behavior, Irish Immigration, Social Mobility, New York

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Did (and Does) the Irish Border Matter?

Working Papers in British-Irish Studies No. 60, 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
Cormac O'Grada and Brendan Walsh
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics
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Borders, Ireland, Trade

Gravity and Migration Before Railways: Evidence From Parisian Prostitutes and Revolutionaries

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2018
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Migration, Gravity, Prostitution

Gravity and Migration Before Railways: Evidence from Parisian Prostitutes and Revolutionaries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13046
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jul 2018
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Anthropometric History: What is in it for Ireland?

Histoire & Mesure, 1996 volume 11 - n°1-2. pp. 139-166.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Dec 2015
Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD)
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Economic History, Anthrometric History, Ireland

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The Mechanics of the Industrial Revolution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14884
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Morgan Kelly, Joel Mokyr and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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The Irish Economy During the Century after Partition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15991
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 May 2021
Cormac O'Grada and Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke
University College Dublin (UCD) and New York University (NYU) - New York University, Abu Dhabi
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On the Structure of Wealth-Holding in Pre-Famine Ireland

Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Neil Cummins and Cormac O'Grada
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History and University College Dublin (UCD)

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inequality, wealth, Ireland

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Connecting the Scientific and Industrial Revolutions: The Role of Practical Mathematics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14885
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Speed Under Sail During the Early Industrial Revolution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12576
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2018
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Market Contagion: Evidence from the Panics of 1854 and 1857

The American Economic Review, Vol. 90 No. 5
Posted: 15 Apr 2016
Morgan Kelly and Cormac O'Grada
University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)

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contagion, banking, economic history