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Working Papers

Title: Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: the origins of Iranian primacy in the Persian Gulf
Authors: Roham Alvandi
Date: March 2012

Title: Social Insurance Regimes: crises and 'reform' in the Argentine and Brazil, since c. 1900
Authors: Colin Lewis, Peter Lloyd-Sherlock
Date: January 2002

Title: Precocious British Industrialization: A General Equilibrium Perspective
Authors: N.F.R. Crafts, C. Knick Harley
Date: January 2002

Title: The 'Labour Question' in Nineteenth Century Brazil: Railways, Export Agriculture and Labour Scarcity
Authors: Lucia Lamounier
Date: October 2000

Title: New Answers To Old Questions: Explaining The Slow Adoption Of Ring Spinning In Lancashire, 1880-1913
Authors: Timothy Leunig
Date: October 2000

Title: Market Integration in the North and Baltic Seas, 1500-1800
Authors: David Jacks
Date: October 2000

Title: From Economic Convergence to Convergence in Affluence? Income Growth, Household Expenditure and the Rise of Mass Consumption in Britain and West Germany, 1950-1974
Authors: Peter Kramper
Date: October 2000

Title: Explaining Victorian Entrepreneurship: A Cultural Problem? A Market Problem? No Problem?
Authors: Robert Delargy, William Kennedy
Date: October 2000

Title: Distribution Dynamics: Stratification, Polarization and Convergence Among OECD Economies, 1870-1992
Authors: Philip Epstein
Date: October 2000

Title: Development History
Authors: N.F.R. Crafts
Date: October 2000

Title: Competition and Innovation in 1950's Britain
Authors: Stephen Broadberry, Nick Crafts
Date: October 2000

Title: The Myth of Meritocracy? An Inquiry into the Social Origins of Britain's Business Leaders Since 1850
Authors: Tom Nicholas
Date: January 1999

Title: Nutrition and Economic Destitution in Northern Ghana, 1930-1957. A Historical Perspective on Nutritional Economics
Authors: Jérùme Destombes
Date: January 1999

Title: Industrial Growth Revisited: Manufacturing Output in Greece during the Interwar Period
Authors: Christodoulakim Olga
Date: January 1999

Title: Income Distribution and Convergence: the European Experience, 1870-1992
Authors: Philip Epstein
Date: January 1999