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Essays in Economic & Business History, Vol 37, No 1 (2019)

Posted on: September 6th, 2019 by EBHS No Comments

Essays in Economic and Business History

Essays in Economic & Business History, Vol 37, No 1 (2019), is now published online and can be found here.


Avoiding “Musty Mutton Chops”: The Network Narrative of an American Merchant in London, 1771-1774
John Haggerty, Sheryllynne Haggerty
Was the African American Great Migration Delayed by Outlawing Emigrant Agents?
Khayen Prentice, László Kónya, David Prentice
Microprocesses of Deregulation: The Swedish Experience of The Decentralisation of Education
Erik Lakomaa, Richard Wahlund
The Long-Run Effect of Geographically-Staggered Legalizations: Was There a First-Adopter Advantage for States That Legalized Beer More Quickly in 1933?
Eline Poelmans, Samuel Raisanen, Jason E. Taylor
Dynamics of Innovation in the Electronic Watch Industry: A Comparative Business History of Longines (Switzerland) and Seiko (Japan), 1960-1980
Pierre-Yves Donzé
Statistics: Spur to Productivity or Publicity Stunt? London Underground Railways 1913-32
James Fowler
George Scrope, Free Bankers, and The Bank Charter Act of 1833
Paul E. Orzechowski
The Language of the Emerging Financial Market and Early Eighteenth-Century English Plays
Laura Favero Carraro

Book Reviews

Gordon, Robert J. The Rise and Fall of American Growth: the US Standard of Living since the Civil War. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2016. PDF
Leslie Hannah, David Mitch
Taylor, Jason E. Deconstructing the Monolith: The Microeconomics of the National Industrial Recovery Act. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. PDF
Louis Galambos
Bátiz-Lazo, Bernardo. Cash and Dash: How ATMs and Computers Changed Banking. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. PDF
Mark Crowley
Goodman, Lizzy. Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City, 2001-2011. New York: Harper Collins, 2017. PDF
Clayton Trutor
Giffard, Hermione. Making Jet Engines in World War II: Britain, Germany, and the United States. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016. PDF
Erik Benson