Howard Bodenhorn

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Clemson University - College of Business and Behavioral Science

Professor of Economics

Clemson, SC 29631

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

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
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self-selection, selection bias, heights, anthropometrics, standards of living, industrialization puzzle, long-run economic growth

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Free Banking and Bank Entry in Nineteenth-Century New York

NBER Working Paper No. w10654
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2010
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Economics of Identity and the Endogeneity of Race

NBER Working Paper No. w9962
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2010
Howard Bodenhorn and Christopher S. Ruebeck
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Lafayette College
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Partnership and Hold-Up in Early America

NBER Working Paper No. w8814
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2010
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Short-Term Loans and Long-Term Relationships: Relationship Lending in Early America

NBER Working Paper No. h0137
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Dec 2001
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Bank Chartering and Political Corruption in Antebellum New York: Free Banking as Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w10479
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2004 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2010
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Complexion Gap: The Economic Consequences of Color Among Free African Americans in the Rural Antebellum South

NBER Working Paper No. w8957
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 May 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Financial Development and City Growth: Evidence from Northeastern American Cities, 1790-1870

NBER Working Paper No. w15997
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2010
Howard Bodenhorn and David Cuberes
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Sheffield
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9.

Unemployment Risk and Compensating Differential in Late-Nineteenth Century New Jersey Manufacturing

NBER Working Paper No. w9977
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Sep 2003
Susan L. Averett, Howard Bodenhorn and Justas Staisiunas
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business
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10.

Acting White or Acting Black: Mixed-Race Adolescents' Identity and Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w13793
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
Lafayette College, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Usury Ceilings, Relationships and Bank Lending Behavior: Evidence from Nineteenth Century

NBER Working Paper No. w11734
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Urban Poverty, School Attendance, and Adolescent Labor Force Attachment: Some Historical Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w12043
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 May 2006
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Colorism and African American Wealth: Evidence from the Nineteenth-Century South

NBER Working Paper No. w11732
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2010
Howard Bodenhorn and Christopher S. Ruebeck
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Lafayette College
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14.

Two Centuries of Finance and Growth in the United States, 1790-1980

NBER Working Paper No. w22652
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Single Parenthood and Childhood Outcomes in the Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban South

NBER Working Paper No. w12056
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 May 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Just and Reasonable Treatment: Racial Treatment in the Terms of Pauper Apprenticeship in Antebellum Maryland

NBER Working Paper No. w9752
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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17.

Short Criminals: Stature and Crime in Early America

NBER Working Paper No. w15945
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 May 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Howard Bodenhorn, Carolyn M. Moehling and Gregory Price
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Rutgers University, Department of Economics and Morehouse College - Department of Economics
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Crime and Body Weight in the Nineteenth Century: Was There a Relationship between Brawn, Employment Opportunities and Crime?

NBER Working Paper No. w15099
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
Howard Bodenhorn and Gregory Price
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Morehouse College - Department of Economics
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19.

Partnership Fragility and Credit Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w16689
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Immigration: America's Nineteenth Century "Law and Order Problem"?

NBER Working Paper No. w16266
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Rutgers University, Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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21.

Double Liability at Early American Banks

NBER Working Paper No. w21494
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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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
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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23.

Criminal Sentencing in Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania

NBER Working Paper No. w14283
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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24.

Voting Rights, Share Concentration, and Leverage at Nineteenth-Century Us Banks

NBER Working Paper No. w17808
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2012
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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25.

Private Seeking of Private Monopoly in Early American Banking

Forthcoming, Public Choice Analyses of American Economic History, Vol. 3. Edited by Joshua Hall and Marcus Witcher. New York: Springer (2019).
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Jan 2019
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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rent seeking, banking, monopoly

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The Evolution of Bank Boards of Directors in New York, 1840-1950

NBER Working Paper No. w20078
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Apr 2014
Howard Bodenhorn and Eugene N. White
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
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27.

Manumission in Nineteenth Century Virginia

NBER Working Paper No. w15704
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Splendid Associations of Favored Individuals: Federal and State Commercial Banking Policy in the Federalist Era

NBER Working Paper No. w15135
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2009
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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29.

Prison Crowding, Recidivism, and Early Release in Early Rhode Island

NBER Working Paper No. w20837
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Jan 2015
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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30.

Fertility and Financial Development: Evidence from U.S. Counties in the 19th Century

NBER Working Paper No. w20491
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
Alberto Basso, Howard Bodenhorn and David Cuberes
University of Plymouth - Plymouth Business School, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Sheffield
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Large Block Shareholders, Institutional Investors, Boards of Directors and Bank Value in the Nineteenth Century

NBER Working Paper No. w18955
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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32.

Sample-Selection Biases and the “Industrialization Puzzle”

NBER Working Paper No. w21249
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2015
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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33.

Were Nineteenth-Century Industrial Workers Permanent Income Savers?

NBER Working Paper No. w23948
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Oct 2017
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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34.

Opening Access: Banks and Politics in New York from the Revolution to the Civil War

NBER Working Paper No. w23560
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jul 2017
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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35.

Finance and Growth: Household Savings, Public Investment, and Public Health in Late Nineteenth-Century New Jersey

NBER Working Paper No. w23430
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2017
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Blind Tigers and Red-Tape Cocktails: Liquor Control and Homicide in Late-Nineteenth-Century South Carolina

NBER Working Paper No. w22980
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Howard Bodenhorn
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Unemployment Risk and Compensating Differentials in New Jersey Manufacturing

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, Issue 4, pp. 734-749, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Susan L. Averett, Howard Bodenhorn and Justas Staisiunas
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business

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