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51.

Fragmented Networks and Entrepreneurship in Late Imperial Russia

Donald H Jones Center for Entrepreneurship Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim and Carnegie Mellon University
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52.

The Stolypin Reform and Agricultural Productivity in Late Imperial Russia

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin-Madison and New Economic School
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53.

On the Evolution of Collective Enforcement Institutions: Communities and Courts

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2011-017, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 11-013
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
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University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Tilburg University - CentER

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54.

The Value of Judicial Independence: Evidence from 18th Century England

7 American Law & Economics Review 1-27 (2005), USC Law and Public Policy Research Paper No. 04-27, USC CLASS Research Paper No. 04-27
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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55.

Testing Legal Origins Theory within France: Customary Laws versus Roman Code

Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Toulouse Business School
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56.

Geography and International Law: Towards a Postcolonial Mapping

Santa Clara Journal of International Law, Vol. 5, 2007
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Seattle University School of Law - Center for Global Justice
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57.

The Story of the Corporate Reorganization Provisions: From 'Purely Paper' to Corporate Welfare

BUSINESS TAX STORIES, Foundation Press, 2005, IU Law-Bloomington Research Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
American Bar Foundation
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59.

The Impact of Government on Economic Development and Growth in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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60.

Lessons from the Ottoman Harem (on Ethnicity, Religion and War)

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3556
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jun 2008
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University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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61.

Strange New Music: The Monetary Composition Made by the Enlightenment Quartet

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-49
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
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Harvard Law School
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62.

'Money is a Sterile Thing': Martin Luther on the Immorality of Usury Reconsidered

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
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University of Rochester - Department of Economics
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63.

Trade and information shocks, and market development: Evidence from early modern Europe

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2020
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Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore
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64.

Ethnic Conflicts and Monetary Integration in Austria-Hungary, 1867-1914

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
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University of Vienna
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65.

Ownership Dispersion and the London Stock Exchange’s 'Two-Thirds Rule': An Empirical Test

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 17/2012
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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66.

Delegation of Governmental Authority in Historical Perspective: Lordships, State Capacity and Development

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
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Universidad Pablo de Olavide
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67.

The Medieval Expansion of Long-Distance Trade: Adam Smith on the Town's Escape from the Violent and Low-Growth Feudal Equilibrium

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 492
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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68.

The Nasara in the Koran

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent
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69.

Legal Centralization and the Birth of the Secular State

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-48
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2013
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George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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70.

Moral Hazard in a Mutual Health-Insurance System: German Knappschaften, 1867-1914

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 70, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 978
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
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Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim
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71.

The Scottish and English Religious Roots of the American Right to Arms: Buchanan, Rutherford, Locke, Sidney, and the Duty to Overthrow Tyranny

Bridges, Vol. 12, p. 291, Nos. 3/4, Fall/Winter 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Independence Institute
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72.

Market for Agency Costs: Loosing the Competition by Protecting the Ignorant - Good Rules by Good Governance

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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73.

Ottoman Conquests and European Ecclesiastical Pluralism

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1973
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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74.

The Coevolution of Culture and Institutions in Seventeenth Century England

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
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University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Maryland, College Park
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75.

From Caesar to Tacitus: Changes in Early Germanic Governance Circa 50 BC-50 AD

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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76.

The Historical Law and Economics of the First Copyright Act

Erasmus Law and Economics Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, 35-69, March 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 May 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Multimedia University - Faculty of Law
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77.

Adam Smith's Industrial Organization of Religion: Explaining the Medieval Church's Monopoly and Its Breakdown in the Reformation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
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Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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78.

The Organization of Government in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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79.

Innovation and Upheaval: Early Growth in the Greek Capital Market Listings and IPOs from 1880 to World War II in the Athens Stock Exchange

Economic History Review, 70, 3, 2017, pp 859-892
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Faculty of Economics, University of Bath, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Faculty of Economics and University of Athens - School of Economics
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80.

A Review Essay on the European Guilds

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-27
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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81.

Group Thinking: Antique Models of Community for Modern Religious Rights Regimes

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Indiana University - Maurer School of Law
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82.

Economic Development and the Evolution of Government in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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83.

Under What Conditions May Social Contracts Arise? Evidence from the Hanseatic League

Constitutional Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Leipzig
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84.

A Singular and Awkward War: The Transatlantic Context of the Hartford Convention

American Nineteenth Century History, Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
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85.

Establishing a New Order: The Growth of the State and the Decline of Witch Trials in France

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-43
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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86.

Adam Smith's Theory of Violence and the Political-Economics of Development

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
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Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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87.

Monotheism (from a Sociopolitical and Economic Perspective)

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3116
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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88.

The State, Toleration, and Religious Freedom

Advances in the Economics of Religion, Edited by Iyer, Rubin and Carvalho. Palgrave, 2018, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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89.

Malthus Meets Luther: The Economics Behind the German Reformation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6010
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
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90.

Government Economic Policy in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
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Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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91.

What Does It Take for a Roving Bandit to Settle Down? Theory and an Illustrative History of the Visigoths

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 May 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
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Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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92.

Toward an Architecture of Administrative Adaptation

Number of pages: 146 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
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The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
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93.

Fiscal Decentralisation in the Netherlands: History, Current Practice and Economic Theory

CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis Working Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2012
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CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis
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94.

Magna Carta, the Rule of Law, and the Limits on Government

PIER Working Paper No. 15-035
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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95.

Law and Technology

International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication & Society, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Sussex Law School
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96.

Participative Political Institutions in Pre-Modern Europe. Introducing a New Database

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 12 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Hohenheim - Department of Economics
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97.

Is Development Uniquely Modern? Athens on the Doorstep

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2015
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Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Classics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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98.

The Paradox of Power: Principal-Agent Problems and Fiscal Capacity in Absolutist Regimes

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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99.

Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890-2000

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2010
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University of Lugano and Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research

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100.

Government Finance in Pre-Industrial Europe

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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