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2019

The Great Convergence. Skill Accumulation and Mass Education in Africa and Asia, 1870-2010

Frankema, E. H. P. & van Waijenburg, M., 2019, Centre for Economic Policy Research, 105 p. (CEPR Discussion Paper Series; no. 14150).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Education
Asia
Africa
Skill premium
Economics
2016

Commodities, Prices and Risk: the changing market for non-slave products in pre-abolition in West Africa

Dalrymple-Smith, A. E. & Woltjer, P. J., 2016, African Economic History Network, 30 p. (AEHN working papers; no. 31).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
Commodity prices
West Africa
Africa
18th century
Commodity trade

"Hunger makes a thief of any man": poverty and crime in British colonial Asia

Papaioannou, K. I., 2016, Berkeley, CA., USA: Berkeley Electronic Press, (BEHL working paper series; vol. WP2016-03).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
hunger
offense
poverty
homicide
violent crime

Patterns of Manufacturing Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Colonization to the Present

Austin, G., Frankema, E. H. P. & Jerven, M., 1 Nov 2016, Centre for Economic Policy Research, (CEPR Discussion Papers; no. 11609).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Manufacturing
Colonization
Industrialization
Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa
Open Access
missionary
Uganda
church
educational inequality
capital formation
2015

An Economic Rationale for the African Scramble. The Commercial Transition and the Commodity Price Boom of 1845-1885. NBER Working Paper 21213

Frankema, E. H. P., Williamson, J. G. & Woltjer, P. J., 2015, Cambridge MA: National Bureau for Economic Research, (NBER Working Paper; no. 21213).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Economics
Commodity prices
Rationale
Africa
Terms of trade

A Vision of the Growth Process in a Technologically Progressive Economy: the United States, 1899-1941

Bakker, G., Crafts, N. F. R. & Woltjer, P. J., 2015, London: London School of Economics and Political Science, 73 p. (LSE Economic History Working Papers; no. 226).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
Total factor productivity growth
Labor quality
Sources of innovation
20th century
Electricity

A Vision of the Growth Process in a Technologically Progressive Economy: the United States, 1899-1941

Bakker, G., Crafts, N. F. R. & Woltjer, P. J., Dec 2015, Coventry: Warwick University, 73 p. (Warwick Economics Research Paper Series; no. 1099).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access

A Vision of the Growth Process in a Technologically Progressive Economy: the United States, 1899-1941

Woltjer, P. J., Bakker, G. & Crafts, N. F. R., 2015, London: London School of Economics and Political Science, 67 p.

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
Total factor productivity growth
Labor quality
Sources of innovation
20th century
Electricity

A Vision of the Growth Process in a Technologically Progressive Economy: the United States, 1899-1941

Bakker, G., Crafts, N. F. R. & Woltjer, P. J., 2015, Coventry: Warwick University, 73 p. (CAGE Online Working Paper Series; no. 257).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access

A Vision of the Growth Process in a Technologically Progressive Economy: the United States, 1899-1941

Bakker, G., Crafts, N. F. R. & Woltjer, P. J., 2015, Groningen: University of Groningen, 70 p. (GGDC Research Memorandum; no. 156).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
Total factor productivity growth
Labor quality
Sources of innovation
20th century
Electricity

Climate Shocks, Cash crops and Resilience: Evidence from colonial tropical Africa

Papaioannou, K. I. & de Haas, M. A., Oct 2015, Centre for Global Economic History, 53 p. (CGEH Working Paper Series; no. 76).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
Resilience
Crops
Climate
Rainfall
Cash

Colonial origins of the threefold reality of Mozambique: fiscal capacity and labour systems

Alexopoulou-Giannakitsa, K. & Juif, D. T., 2015, 42 p. (African economic history working paper series; no. 21).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
Labor
Mozambique
Africa
Colonies
Tax

Patterns of Manufacturing Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Colonization to the Present

Austin, G., Frankema, E. H. P. & Jerven, M., 2015, Utrecht, ( CGEH Working Paper; no. 71).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
colonization
manufacturing
present
industrialization
government policy
2014
Open Access
labor force participation
industrialization
marriage
occupation
tertiary sector

Climate Shocks and Conflict: Evidence from colonial Nigeria

Papaioannou, K. I., 2014, Sweden: African Economic History Network.

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
rainfall
climate
agricultural diversification
political conflict
cocoa

Grammar of difference? Labour policies and social norms on work and gender in the Netherlands and the Netherlands Indies, ca. 1800-1940.

van Nederveen Meerkerk, E. J. V., 2014, Utrecht University.

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Households, work and consumer changes. The case of Tea and coffee sellers in 18th-century Leiden

van den Heuvel, D. & van Nederveen Meerkerk, E. J. V., 2014, Kent, U.K.: University of Kent.

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
Open Access
Smallholders
Wages
Uganda
Farmers
Subsistence

Success and Failure of European Settler Farming in Colonial Africa

Frankema, E. H. P., Green, E. & Hillbom, E., 2014, Lund, Sweden: LUND University.

Research output: Working paperAcademic

2013
Open Access
Economics
Fiscal
Capacity building
Tax system
Africa

Taking Over: A new US/UK productivity benchmark and the nature of American economic leadership ca. 1910

Woltjer, P. J., 2013, Groningen: University of Groningen, 47 p. (GGDC Research Memorandum; no. 1490).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

Open Access
Economics
Benchmark
Productivity
Industry
GDP per capita

The Great Escape: Technological Lock-in vs Appropriate Technology in Early Twentieth Century British Manufacturing

Woltjer, P. J., 2013, Groningen: University of Groningen, 59 p. (GGDC Research Memorandum; no. 141).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

Open Access
Appropriate technology
Manufacturing
20th century
Lock-in
Labor
present
census
history
Ghana
population growth

‘Low Income Inequality, High Wealth Inequality'

Frankema, E. H. P. & van Bavel, B., 2013, Utrecht: Centre for Global Economic History.

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
Income inequality
Income
Wealth inequality
Low income
Welfare state