Kevin H. O'Rourke

University of Dublin, Trinity College

Professor of Economics; Director, Centre for the Economics of Globalization

Department of Economics

Dublin 2

Ireland

http://econserv2.bess.tcd.ie/korourke/homepage.htm

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Power and Plenty: Trade, War and the World Economy in the Second Millennium (Preface)

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Robert Findlay and Kevin H. O'Rourke
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Dublin, Trinity College
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When Did Globalization Begin?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 May 2000 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Land, Labor and the Wage-Rental Ratio: Factor Price Convergence in the Late Nineteenth Century

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke, Alan M. Taylor and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Migration Flows: Political Economy of Migration and the Empirical Challenges

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Richard Sinnott
University of Dublin, Trinity College and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Politics
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immigration, political economy, nationalism, Heckscher-Ohlin theory, self-selection

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Democracy and Protectionism

IIIS Discussion Paper Series No. 191
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jan 2007
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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factor endowments, Heckscher-Ohlin trade theory, Stolper- Samuelson theorem and tariffs

Democracy and Protectionism

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Alan M. Taylor
University of Dublin, Trinity College and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Democracy and Protectionism

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Alan M. Taylor
University of Dublin, Trinity College and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Factor endowments, Heckscher-Ohlin trade theory, Stolper-Samuelson theorem and tariffs

After Columbus: Explaining the Global Trade Boom 1500-1800

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 16 May 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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After Columbus: Explaining the Global Trade Boom 1500-1800

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 May 2001
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Demand and supply, history, trade growth

Trade, Knowledge, and the Industrial Revolution

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 219
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Kevin H. O'Rourke, Ahmed Rahman and Alan M. Taylor
University of Dublin, Trinity College, United States Naval Academy and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Endogenous growth, Demography, Trade

Trade, Knowledge and the Industrial Revolution

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jul 2007
Kevin H. O'Rourke, Ahmed Rahman and Alan M. Taylor
University of Dublin, Trinity College, United States Naval Academy and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Endogenous growth, demography, trade

Trade, Knowledge, and the Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke, Ahmed Rahman and Alan M. Taylor
University of Dublin, Trinity College, United States Naval Academy and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Trade, Knowledge, and the Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 May 2008
Kevin H. O'Rourke, Ahmed Rahman and Alan M. Taylor
University of Dublin, Trinity College, United States Naval Academy and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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demography, endogenous growth, trade

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Heckscher-Ohlin Theory and Individual Attitudes Towards Globalization

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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globalization, attitudes, survey data, Hecksher-Ohlin theory

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Globalization and Inequality: Historical Trends

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Globalization and Inequality: Historical Trends

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jul 2001
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Inequality, history

The Heckscher-Ohlin Model between 1400 and 2000: When it Explained Factor Price Convergence, When it Did Not, and Why

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Sep 1996 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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The Heckscher-Ohlin Model between 1400 and 2000: When it Explained Factor Price Convergence, When it Did Not, and Why

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Dec 1999 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2001
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Italy and the First Age of Globalization, 1861-1940

Bank of Italy Economic History Working Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Harold James and Kevin H. O'Rourke
Princeton University - Department of History and University of Dublin, Trinity College
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comparative economic history, industrial policy, monetary policy, monetary regime, trade policy

Risk, Government and Globalization: International Survey Evidence

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Anna Maria Mayda, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Richard Sinnott
Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Politics
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Trade attitudes, risk

Risk, Government and Globalization: International Survey Evidence

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2021
Anna Maria Mayda, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Richard Sinnott
Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Politics
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Risk, Government and Globalization: International Survey Evidence

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2008
Anna Maria Mayda, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Richard Sinnott
Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Politics
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risk, trade attitudes

Heckscher-Ohlin Theory and Individual Attitudes Towards Globalization

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Heckscher-Ohlin Theory and Individual Attitudes Towards Globalization

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Globalization, attitudes, survey data, Heckscher-Ohlin theory

Globalization, Growth and Distribution in Spain 1500-1913

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Joan R. Rosés, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Growth, distribution, globalization, Spain

Globalization, Growth and Distribution in Spain 1500-1913

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2021
Joan R. Roses, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Globalization, Growth and Distribution in Spain 1500-1913

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 May 2008
Kevin H. O'Rourke, Joan R. Roses and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Distribution, globalization, growth, Spain

Did Vasco Da Gama Matter for European Markets? Testing Frederick Lane's Hypotheses Fifty Years Later

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Did Vasco Da Gama Matter for European Markets? Testing Frederick Lane&Apos;S Hypotheses Fifty Years Later

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Did Vasco Da Gama Matter for European Markets? Testing Frederick Lane's Hypotheses Fifty Years Later

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Market integration, spice trade, Voyages of Discovery

Commodity Price Volatility and World Market Integration Since 1700

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2021
David S. Jacks, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Commodity Price Volatility and World Market Integration Since 1700

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
David S. Jacks, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Commodity prices, development, history, volatility

From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Trinity College (Dublin), University of California, Berkeley, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve SystemUniversity of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Trinity College (Dublin), University of California, Berkeley, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve SystemUniversity of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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credit crisis, Great Depression, multipliers

From Malthus to Ohlin: Trade, Growth and Distribution Since 1500

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 May 2002 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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From Malthus to Ohlin: Trade, Growth and Distribution Since 1500

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Jul 2002
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Malthus, growth, trade, distribution

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Mass Migration, Commodity Market Integration and Real Wage Convergence: The Late Nineteenth Century Atlantic Economy

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2021
Jeffrey G. Williamson, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Timothy J. Hatton
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus, University of Dublin, Trinity College and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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The Worldwide Economic Impact of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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The Worldwide Economic Impact of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Oct 2005
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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War, trade

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War and Welfare: Britain, France and the United States 1807-14

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 119
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Were Heckscher and Ohlin Right? Putting the Factor-Price-Equalization Theorem Back into History

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Commodity Market Integration 1500-2000

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 Jan 2002
Robert Findlay and Kevin H. O'Rourke
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Trade, history

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Were Trade and Factor Mobility Substitutes in History?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
William J. Collins, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Commodity Market Integration, 1500-2000

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 02 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2010
Robert Findlay and Kevin H. O'Rourke
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Open Economy Forces and Late 19th Century Scandinavian Catch-Up

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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"Around the European Periphery 1870-1913: Globalization, Schooling and Growth"

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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The Structure of Protection and Growth in the Late 19th Century

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2021
Sibylle Lehmann and Kevin H. O'Rourke
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and University of Dublin, Trinity College
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The Structure of Protection and Growth in the Late 19th Century

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Sibylle Lehmann and Kevin H. O'Rourke
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and University of Dublin, Trinity College
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growth, history, tariffs

Luddites and the Demographic Transition

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2021
Kevin H. O'Rourke, Ahmed Rahman and Alan M. Taylor
University of Dublin, Trinity College, United States Naval Academy and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Luddites and the Demographic Transition

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Kevin H. O'Rourke, Ahmed Rahman and Alan M. Taylor
University of Dublin, Trinity College, United States Naval Academy and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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demography, endogenous growth, unified growth theory

Made in America? The New World, the Old, and the Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Gregory Clark, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Alan M. Taylor
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Made in America? The New World, the Old, and the Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Gregory Clark, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Alan M. Taylor
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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British Industrial Revolution, colonies, Great Divergence, growth, specialisation, trade

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Commodity Market Disintegration in the Interwar Period

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 May 2021
William M. Hynes, David S. Jacks and Kevin H. O'Rourke
OECD, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics and University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Commodity Market Disintegration in the Interwar Period

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
William M. Hynes, David S. Jacks and Kevin H. O'Rourke
OECD, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics and University of Dublin, Trinity College
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commodity markets, deglobalization, disintegration, Great Depression, interwar economy, trade

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The Era of Migration: Lessons for Today

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Sep 2004
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Migration, history

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Culture, Politics and Innovation: Evidence from the Creameries

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Mar 2002
Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Dublin, Trinity College
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Innovation, agriculture, history

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Incentives, Technology and the Shift to Year-Round Dairying in Late Nineteenth-Century Denmark

Economic History Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 520-554, August 2005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jul 2005
Ingrid Henriksen and Kevin H. O'Rourke
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Dublin, Trinity College
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1did Vasco Da Gama Matter for European Markets?

The Economic History Review, Vol. 62, Issue 3, pp. 655-684, August 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Were Trade and Factor Mobility Substitutes in History?

Posted: 14 Jan 1998
William J. Collins, Kevin H. O'Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus

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