History matters : essays on economic growth, technology, and demographic change / edited by Timothy W. Guinnane, William A. Sundstrom, and Warren Whatley.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Guinnane, Timothy., Sundstrom, William Andrew., Whatley, Warren C.
Format: Book
Published: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2004.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Path dependence and competitive equilibrium / Kenneth J. Arrow
  • Path dependence and reswitching in a model of multi-technology adoption / Paul Stoneman
  • Path dependence, network form, and technological change / Douglas J. Puffert
  • The tension between strong history and strong economics / Melvin W. Reder
  • Financial history and the long reach of the second Thirty-years' war / Charles W. Calomiris
  • Path dependence in action : the adoption and persistence of the Korean model of economic development / Phillip Wonhyuk Lim
  • Continuing confusion : entry prices in telecommunications / Peter Temin
  • After the war boom : reconversion on the Pacific coast, 1943-1949 / Paul W. Rhode
  • Standardization, diversity, and learning in China's nuclear power program / Geoffrey Rothwell
  • Incentives, information, and welfare : England's new poor law and the workhouse test / Timothy Besley, Stephen Coate, and Timothy W. Guinnane
  • Family matters : the life-cycle transition and the antebellum American fertility decline / Susan B. Carter, Roger L. Ransom, and Richard Sutch
  • Building "universal service" in the early Bell system : the coevolution of regional urban systems and long-distance telephone networks / David F. Weiman
  • International competition for technology investments : does national ownership matter? / Trond E. Olsen
  • Conjectural estimates of economic growth in the lower south, 1720 to 1800 / Peter C. Mancall, Joshua L. Rosenbloom, and Thomas Weiss
  • The value-added approach to the measurement of economic growth / Mark Thomas and Charles Feinstein
  • A user's guide to the joys and pitfalls of cohort parity analysis / Warren C. Sanderson
  • Stochastic dynamic optimization models with random effects in parameters : an application to age at marriage and life-cycle fertility control in France under the old regime / Thomas A. Mroz and David R. Weir.