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2017
w23430 Howard Bodenhorn
Finance and Growth: Household Savings, Public Investment, and Public Health in Late Nineteenth-Century New Jersey
w23395 William J. Collins
Marianne H. Wanamaker

Up from Slavery? African American Intergenerational Economic Mobility Since 1880
w23397 William J. Collins
Michael Q. Moody

Racial Differences in American Women's Labor Market Outcomes: A Long-Run View
w23399 Jeremy Atack
Robert A. Margo

Gallman Revisited: Blacksmithing and American Manufacturing, 1850-1870
w23410 Leah Platt Boustan
Matthew E. Kahn
Paul W. Rhode
Maria Lucia Yanguas

The Effect of Natural Disasters on Economic Activity in US Counties: A Century of Data
w23404 Andrew Seltzer
Daniel S. Hamermesh

Co-authorship in Economic History and Economics: Are We Any Different?
w23382 Andrew B. Ayres
Eric C. Edwards
Gary D. Libecap

How Transaction Costs Obstruct Collective Action: Evidence from California's Groundwater
w23348 Matthew S. Jaremski
Price V. Fishback

Did Inequality in Farm Sizes Lead to Suppression of Banking and Credit in the Late Nineteenth Century?
w23369 David Byrne
Stephen Oliner
Daniel Sichel

Prices of High-Tech Products, Mismeasurement, and Pace of Innovation
w23371 Fatih Guvenen
Greg Kaplan
Jae Song
Justin Weidner

Lifetime Incomes in the United States over Six Decades
w23372 David S. Jacks
Krishna Pendakur
Hitoshi Shigeoka

Infant Mortality and the Repeal of Federal Prohibition
w23343 Stephen Broadberry
John Joseph Wallis

Growing, Shrinking, and Long Run Economic Performance: Historical Perspectives on Economic Development
w23289 Sandra Sequeira
Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Migrants and the Making of America: The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Immigration during the Age of Mass Migration
w23292 Bruce Sacerdote
Fifty Years Of Growth In American Consumption, Income, And Wages
w23306 Martin S. Feldstein
Underestimating the Real Growth of GDP, Personal Income and Productivity
w23287 Òscar Jordà
Björn Richter
Moritz Schularick
Alan M. Taylor

Bank Capital Redux: Solvency, Liquidity, and Crisis
w23263 Katherine Eriksson
Gregory T. Niemesh
Melissa Thomasson

Revising Infant Mortality Rates for the Early 20th Century United States
w23220 Michael D. Bordo
Harold James

Partial Fiscalization: Some Lessons on Europe's Unfinished Business
w23207 Nathan Nunn
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra

Why Being Wrong can be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs
w23208 Melissa Dell
Nathaniel Lane
Pablo Querubin

The Historical State, Local Collective Action, and Economic Development in Vietnam
w23216 Efraim Benmelech
Carola Frydman
Dimitris Papanikolaou

Financial Frictions and Employment during the Great Depression
w23183 Martin Fiszbein
Agricultural Diversity, Structural Change and Long-run Development: Evidence from the U.S.
w23189 Michael D. Bordo
The Operation and Demise of the Bretton Woods System; 1958 to 1971
w23196 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa
w23204 Sebastian Edwards
The London Monetary and Economic Conference of 1933 and the End of The Great Depression: A "Change of Regime" Analysis
w23172 Joshua K. Hausman
Paul W. Rhode
Johannes F. Wieland

Recovery from the Great Depression: The Farm Channel in Spring 1933
w23141 Sebastian Edwards
Keynes and the Dollar in 1933
w23164 Alan de Bromhead
Alan Fernihough
Markus Lampe
Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

When Britain turned inward: Protection and the shift towards Empire in Interwar Britain
w23125 Michael A. Clemens
Ethan G. Lewis
Hannah M. Postel

Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion
w23113 Matthew S. Jaremski
The (Dis)Advantages of Clearinghouses Before the Fed
w23070 David A. Keiser
Joseph S. Shapiro

Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality
w23074 Òscar Jordà
Moritz Schularick
Alan M. Taylor

Large and State-Dependent Effects of Quasi-Random Monetary Experiments
w23086 B. Zorina Khan
Designing Women: Consumer Goods Innovations in Britain, France and the United States, 1750-1900
w23037 Douglas A. Irwin
The Missing Bretton Woods Debate over Flexible Exchange Rates
w23042 B. Zorina Khan
Prestige and Profit: The Royal Society of Arts and Incentives for Innovation, 1750-1850
w23047 Ufuk Akcigit
John Grigsby
Tom Nicholas

The Rise of American Ingenuity: Innovation and Inventors of the Golden Age
w23051 Claudia Olivetti
Barbara Petrongolo

The Economic Consequences of Family Policies: Lessons from a Century of Legislation in High-Income Countries
w23052 B. Zorina Khan
Related Investing: Corporate Ownership and Capital Mobilization during Early Industrialization
2016
w22980 Howard Bodenhorn
Blind Tigers and Red-Tape Cocktails: Liquor Control and Homicide in Late-Nineteenth-Century South Carolina
w22910 Raj Chetty
David Grusky
Maximilian Hell
Nathaniel Hendren
Robert Manduca
Jimmy Narang

The Fading American Dream: Trends in Absolute Income Mobility Since 1940
w22913 Claudia Goldin
Joshua Mitchell

The New Lifecycle of Women's Employment: Disappearing Humps, Sagging Middles, Expanding Tops
w22921 W. Walker Hanlon
Coal Smoke and the Costs of the Industrial Revolution
w22891 Jon Cohen
Kinda Cheryl Hachem
Gary Richardson

Relationship Lending and the Great Depression: Measurement and New Implications
w22896 Peter H. Lindert
Purchasing Power Disparity before 1914
w22899 Andrew Goodman-Bacon
The Long-Run Effects of Childhood Insurance Coverage: Medicaid Implementation, Adult Health, and Labor Market Outcomes
w22855 Karen Clay
Jeff Lingwall
Melvin Stephens
Jr.

Laws, Educational Outcomes, and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from the Full Count 1940 Census
w22844 Kris James Mitchener
Gonçalo Pina

Pegxit Pressure: Evidence from the Classical Gold Standard
w22797 Patrick Bayer
Kerwin Kofi Charles

Divergent Paths: Structural Change, Economic Rank, and the Evolution of Black-White Earnings Differences, 1940-2014
w22777 Jean-Paul Carvalho
Christian Dippel

Elite Identity and Political Accountability: A Tale of Ten Islands
w22779 Mara P. Squicciarini
Nico Voigtländer

Knowledge Elites and Modernization: Evidence from Revolutionary France
w22760 Daniel K. Fetter
Local Government and Old-Age Support in the New Deal
w22747 David S. Jacks
Se Yan
Liuyan Zhao

Silver Points, Silver Flows, and the Measure of Chinese Financial Integration
w22736 David S. Jacks
Dennis Novy

Market Potential and Global Growth over the Long Twentieth Century
w22743 Òscar Jordà
Moritz Schularick
Alan M. Taylor

Macrofinancial History and the New Business Cycle Facts
w22692 Charles W. Calomiris
Matthew S. Jaremski

Stealing Deposits: Deposit Insurance, Risk-Taking and the Removal of Market Discipline in Early 20th Century Banks
w22659 Ran Abramitzky
Leah Platt Boustan
Katherine Eriksson

To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration
w22680 Joanna Lahey
Understanding why black women are not working longer
w22635 Joseph Ferrie
Catherine Massey
Jonathan Rothbaum

Do Grandparents and Great-Grandparents Matter? Multigenerational Mobility in the US, 1910-2013
w22652 Howard Bodenhorn
Two Centuries of Finance and Growth in the United States, 1790-1980
w22619 Gary Gorton
Tyler Muir

Mobile Collateral versus Immobile Collateral
w22590 Hugh Rockoff
The U.S. Economy in WWII as a Model for Coping with Climate Change
w22591 Shari Eli
Laura Salisbury
Allison Shertzer

Migration Responses to Conflict: Evidence from the Border of the American Civil War
w22607 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

Women Working Longer: Facts and Some Explanations
w22553 Brian Beach
Werner Troesken
Nicola Tynan

Who Should Own and Control Urban Water Systems? Historical Evidence from England and Wales
w22557 Gregori Galofré-Vilà
Martin McKee
Christopher M. Meissner
David Stuckler

The Economic Consequences of the 1953 London Debt Agreement
w22581 Michael Bordo
Arunima Sinha

A Lesson from the Great Depression that the Fed Might have Learned: A Comparison of the 1932 Open Market Purchases with Quantitative Easing
w22536 Kyle C. Meng
Estimating Path Dependence in Energy Transitions
w22483 Felipe González
Guillermo Marshall
Suresh Naidu

Start-up Nation? Slave Wealth and Entrepreneurship in Civil War Maryland
w22497 Dora L. Costa
Heather DeSomer
Eric Hanss
Christopher Roudiez
Sven E. Wilson
Noelle Yetter

Union Army Veterans, All Grown Up
w22445 Claudia Goldin
How Japan and the US Can Reduce the Stress of Aging
w22397 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn
Christopher Roudiez
Sven Wilson

Persistent Social Networks: Civil War Veterans who Fought Together Co-Locate in Later Life
w22426 Brandon Dupont
Drew Keeling
Thomas Weiss

First Cabin Fares from New York to the British Isles, 1826-1914
w22381 Ran Abramitzky
Leah Platt Boustan
Katherine Eriksson

Cultural Assimilation during the Age of Mass Migration
w22395 Melissa Dell
Pablo Querubin

Nation Building Through Foreign Intervention: Evidence from Discontinuities in Military Strategies
w22380 David Aikman
Oliver Bush
Alan M. Taylor

Monetary Versus Macroprudential Policies: Causal Impacts of Interest Rates and Credit Controls in the Era of the UK Radcliffe Report
w22323 Marcella Alsan
Marianne Wanamaker

Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men
w22254 Carl T. Kitchens
Taylor Jaworski

Ownership and the Price of Residential Electricity: Evidence from the United States, 1935-1940
w22223 Charles W. Calomiris
Matthew Jaremski

Deposit Insurance: Theories and Facts
w22192 Farley Grubb
Colonial American Paper Money and the Quantity Theory of Money: An Extension
w22210 Gary B. Gorton
The History and Economics of Safe Assets
w22184 Brandon Dupont
Joshua Rosenbloom

The Impact of the Civil War on Southern Wealth Holders
w22185 Bryan Leonard
Gary D. Libecap

Collective Action by Contract: Prior Appropriation and the Development of Irrigation in the Western United States
w22175 Mario J. Crucini
Gregor W. Smith

Distance and Time Effects in Swedish Commodity Prices, 1732-1914
w22144 Lee J. Alston
Marcus André Melo
Bernardo Mueller
Carlos Pereira

A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Critical Transitions
w22155 Karen Clay
Joshua Lewis
Edson Severnini

Canary in a Coal Mine: Infant Mortality, Property Values, and Tradeoffs Associated with Mid-20th Century Air Pollution
w22132 Daniel K. Fetter
Lee M. Lockwood

Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program
w22140 Jérémie Cohen-Setton
Joshua K. Hausman
Johannes F. Wieland

Supply-Side Policies in the Depression: Evidence from France
w22108 Jason Long
Henry E. Siu

Refugees From Dust and Shrinking Land: Tracking the Dust Bowl Migrants
w22117 Suresh Naidu
Noam Yuchtman

Labor Market Institutions in the Gilded Age of American Economic History
w22094 Claudia Olivetti
M. Daniele Paserman
Laura Salisbury

Three-generation Mobility in the United States, 1850-1940: The Role of Maternal and Paternal Grandparents
w22100 Richard G. Anderson
Michael Bordo
John V. Duca

Money and Velocity During Financial Crises: From the Great Depression to the Great Recession
w22073 Taylor Jaworski
Carl T. Kitchens

National Policy for Regional Development: Evidence from Appalachian Highways
w22074 Kris James Mitchener
Gary Richardson

Network Contagion and Interbank Amplification during the Great Depression
w22077 Allison Shertzer
Randall P. Walsh

Racial Sorting and the Emergence of Segregation in American Cities
w22085 Grant Miller
Christine Valente

Population Policy: Abortion and Modern Contraception are Substitutes
w22059 Michael D. Bordo
Christopher M. Meissner

Fiscal and Financial Crises
w22064 Gary Gorton
Ellis W. Tallman

Too-Big-To-Fail Before the Fed
w22021 Michael D. Bordo
John V. Duca
Christoffer Koch

Economic Policy Uncertainty and the Credit Channel: Aggregate and Bank Level U.S. Evidence over Several Decades
w22036 Gary Gorton
Ellis W. Tallman

How Did Pre-Fed Banking Panics End?
w22005 Diego Anzoategui
Diego Comin
Mark Gertler
Joseba Martinez

Endogenous Technology Adoption and R&D as Sources of Business Cycle Persistence
w21988 Lee Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Economic Backwardness and Catching Up: Brazilian Agriculture, 1964-2014
w21952 Peter Koudijs
Laura Salisbury

Bankruptcy and Investment: Evidence from Changes in Marital Property Laws in the U.S. South, 1840-1850
w21964 Petra Moser
Patents and Innovation in Economic History
w21932 Daron Acemoglu
Jacob Moscona
James A. Robinson

State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the 19th Century
w21933 Robert A. Margo
Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality
w21947 Celeste K. Carruthers
Marianne H. Wanamaker

Separate and Unequal in the Labor Market: Human Capital and the Jim Crow Wage Gap
w21903 Gary D. Libecap
Coasean Bargaining to Address Environmental Externalities
w21910 Nava Ashraf
Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto

Infrastructure, Incentives and Institutions
w21925 Price V. Fishback
How Successful Was the New Deal? The Microeconomic Impact of New Deal Spending and Lending Policies in the 1930s
w21869 Eric C. Edwards
Oscar Cristi
Gonzalo Edwards
Gary D. Libecap

An Illiquid Market in the Desert: The Role of Interest Groups in Shaping Environmental Regulation
w21881 Farley Grubb
Colonial Virginia's Paper Money Regime, 1755-1774: Value Decomposition and Performance
w21882 Ran Abramitzky
Leah Platt Boustan

Immigration in American Economic History
w21845 John Komlos
Brian A'Hearn

The Decline in the Nutritional Status of the U.S. Antebellum Population at the Onset of Modern Economic Growth
w21847 Konrad B. Burchardi
Thomas Chaney
Tarek A. Hassan

Migrants, Ancestors, and Investments
w21856 Joseph Davis
Marc D. Weidenmier

America's First Great Moderation

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