Werner Troesken

University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

4901 Wesley Posvar Hall

230 South Bouquet Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Death and the City: Chicago's Mortality Transition, 1850-1925

NBER Working Paper No. w11427
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2010
Joseph P. Ferrie and Werner Troesken
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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When Bioterrorism Was No Big Deal

NBER Working Paper No. w12636
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Patricia E. Beeson and Werner Troesken
University of Pittsburgh - Office of the Provost and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Further Tests of Static Oligopoly Models: Whiskey, 1882-1898

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 51, pp. 151-166, June 2003
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Sep 2003
Karen Clay and Werner Troesken
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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4.

Lead Pipes and Child Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w12603
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2007
Karen Clay, Werner Troesken and Michael R. Haines
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Colgate University - Economics Department
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Lead Water Pipes and Infant Mortality in Turn-of-The-Century Massachusetts

NBER Working Paper No. w9549
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 08 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Werner Troesken
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Deprivation and Disease in Early Twentieth-Century America

NBER Working Paper No. w12111
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 May 2006 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Karen Clay and Werner Troesken
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Lead and Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w16480
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Karen Clay, Werner Troesken and Michael R. Haines
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Colgate University - Economics Department
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The Elasticity of Demand with Respect to Product Failures; or Why the Market for Quack Medicines Flourished for More than 150 Years

NBER Working Paper No. w15699
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 01 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2010
Werner Troesken
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Cognitive Disparities, Lead Plumbing, and Water Chemistry: Intelligence Test Scores and Exposure to Water-Borne Lead Among World War Two U.S. Army Enlistees

NBER Working Paper No. w17161
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2011
Joseph P. Ferrie, Karen Rolf and Werner Troesken
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Nebraska at Omaha - The Grace Abbott School of Social Work and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Did Frederick Brodie Discover the World's First Environmental Kuznets Curve? Coal Smoke and the Rise and Fall of the London Fog

NBER Working Paper No. w15669
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2013
Karen Clay and Werner Troesken
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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A Poll Tax by Any Other Name: the Political Economy of Disenfranchisement

NBER Working Paper No. w18612
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2013
Daniel Jones, Werner Troesken and Randall Walsh
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Collective Action, White Flight, and the Origins of Formal Segregation Laws

NBER Working Paper No. w23691
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Aug 2017
Werner Troesken and Randall Walsh
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Who Should Own and Control Urban Water Systems? Historical Evidence from England and Wales

NBER Working Paper No. w22553
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Brian Beach, Werner Troesken and Nicola Tynan
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Dickinson College
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Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w20279
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Oberlin College - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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The Rise and Fall of Pellagra in the American South

NBER Working Paper No. w23730
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2017
Karen Clay, Ethan Schmick and Werner Troesken
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Muhlenberg College and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Municipalizing American Waterworks, 1897-1915

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 343-372, 2003
Posted: 14 Jul 2003
Rick Geddes and Werner Troesken
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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The Sources of Public Ownership: Historical Evidence from the Gas Industry

THE JOURNAL OF LAW, ECONOMICS, & ORGANIZATION, Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring 1997
Posted: 11 Jun 1997
Werner Troesken
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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