Brian A'Hearn

Pembroke College, Oxford

Department of Economics

Manor Road

Oxford , OX1 3UQ

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Height and the Normal Distribution: Evidence from Italian Military Data

CEIS Working Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 May 2008
Brian A'Hearn, Franco Peracchi and Giovanni Vecchi
Pembroke College, Oxford, University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS) and University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics
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Abstract:

Human height, normal distribution, semi-parametric modelling, Italy

Internal Geography and External Trade: Regional Disparities in Italy, 1861-2011

Bank of Italy Economic History Working Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
Brian A'Hearn and Anthony J. Venables
Pembroke College, Oxford and University of Oxford
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Abstract:

industrialisation, market integration, new economic geography, geographic concentration, Italian regions

Internal Geography and External Trade: Regional Disparities in Italy, 1861-2011

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8655
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Brian A'Hearn and Anthony J. Venables
Pembroke College, Oxford and University of Oxford
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geographic concentration, industrialisation, Italian regions, market integration, new economic geography

The Decline in the Nutritional Status of the U.S. Antebellum Population at the Onset of Modern Economic Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5691
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
Brian A'Hearn and John Komlos
Pembroke College, Oxford and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Antebellum Puzzle, physical stature, heights, modern economic growth, anthropometric history, nutrition

The Decline in the Nutritional Status of the U.S. Antebellum Population at the Onset of Modern Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w21845
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
John Komlos and Brian A'Hearn
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Pembroke College, Oxford
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Quantifying Quantitative Literacy: Age Heaping and the History of Human Capital

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7277
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 May 2009
Brian A'Hearn, Jörg Baten and Dorothee Crayen
Pembroke College, Oxford, University of Tuebingen - Department of Economics and University of Tuebingen
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Age Heaping, Europe, Human Capital, Literacy, Long-term Growth

Quantifying Quantitative Literacy: Age Heaping and the History of Human Capital

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Economics Working Paper No. 996
Posted: 23 Jan 2007
Brian A'Hearn, Jörg Baten and Dorothee Crayen
Pembroke College, Oxford, University of Tuebingen - Department of Economics and University of Tuebingen

Abstract:

Human Capital, Age Heaping, Growth, Industrial Revolution, Numeracy

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On Historical Household Budgets

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 45
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Jun 2016
Brian A'Hearn, Nicola Amendola and Giovanni Vecchi
Pembroke College, Oxford, University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Law and University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics
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Abstract:

Household budgets; household budget surveys; living standards; inequality; poverty; survey; globalization; purchasing power parities; grouped data; poststratification

6.

A Restricted Maximum Likelihood Estimator for Truncated Height Samples

Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 5-19, March 2004
Posted: 01 Apr 2004
Brian A'Hearn
Pembroke College, Oxford

Abstract:

Truncated-normal distributions, Maximum likelihood estimation, Mean squared error, Anthropometrics, Height estimation