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The agony of central power: Fiscal federalism in the German Reich

Carsten Hefeker.

in European Review of Economic History

April 2001; p ublished online April 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

This article revisits the German system of fiscal federalism between unification in 1871 and hyper-inflation in 1923. I argue that the ill designed fiscal system led to systematically...

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Agrarian transition and literacy: The case of nineteenth century Sweden

Anders Nilsson, Lars Pettersson and Patrick Svensson.

in European Review of Economic History

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

Did the relatively high level of literacy in Sweden prior to 1850 play any role in agrarian change and economic growth? According to influential scholars, such as Carlo Cipolla and Lars...

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Agricultural growth and institutions: Sweden, 1700–1860

Mats Olsson and Patrick Svensson.

in European Review of Economic History

August 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 10979 words.

The dating of, and explanation for, the agricultural revolution in Europe remains an elusive research task. When and why did a low-productive pre-industrial agricultural sector turn into a...

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Agricultural protection and support in the European Economic Community, 1962–92: rent-seeking or welfare policy?

Mark Spoerer.

in European Review of Economic History

May 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 9225 words.

The European Economic Community's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has found a lot of scholarly attention. While economists stress the irrationality of the CAP and explain its striking...

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All equal in the sight of God: economic inequality and religion in the early twentieth century

Livio Di Matteo.

in European Review of Economic History

February 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 11225 words.

A link between religion, estate division behavior, and economic inequality is demonstrated. Economic inequality varied across religious affiliations in early twentieth century Canada....

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All that glitters: Precious metals, rent seeking and the decline of Spain

Mauricio Drelichman.

in European Review of Economic History

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

I argue that Spain's long-term economic stagnation in the seventeenth century and beyond was the result of a process triggered by the windfall acquisition of precious metals from American...

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Anglo-German productivity differences 1870–1990: A sectoral analysis

S. N. Broadberry.

in European Review of Economic History

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

This paper sets out the evolution of Anglo-German comparative labour productivity levels since 1870, using a nine-sector disaggregation. Germany caught up with and overtook Britain in terms...

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An anthropometric history of early-modern France

John Komlos.

in European Review of Economic History

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

The height of the French male population of the Ancien Régime is estimated, on the basis of military records, to have been about 162 cm in the seventeenth century. This extremely short...

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Approaching Europe: The merchant networks between Finland and Europe during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Jari Ojala.

in European Review of Economic History

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

Finland offers a good opportunity to study how international trade contacts were established and how they developed. Having been denied trading rights, several Finnish ports were granted...

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Are composers different? Historical evidence on conflict-induced migration (1816–1997)

Karol Jan Borowiecki.

in European Review of Economic History

August 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 10055 words.

In this paper, we explore whether, and to what extent, the incidence of war affects the migration intensity of 164 prominent classical composers born after 1800. We model the aggregate...

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