Department Head, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor , Graduate Faculty
Education: Ph.D., Indiana University, 1989
Office Location: 4102B Nelson
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Department / Affiliations
Department of Economics
Economic History and Population Studies
Selected Research Publications
- “Mechanical Refrigeration, Seasonality, and the Hog-Corn Cycle in the United States, 1870-1940,” with Matthew T. Holt, Explorations in Economic History, Forthcoming.
- “Malthus Redux,” Journal of Macroeconomics, Forthcoming.
- “Nonlinear Dynamics and Structural Change in the U.S. Hog-Corn Cycle: A Time-Varying STAR Approach,” with Matthew T. Holt, American Journal of Agricultural Economics 88 (February 2006): 215-233.
- “The Effect of Mechanical Refrigeration on Nutrition in the United States,” with Barry Goodwin and Thomas Grennes, Social Science History 28 (Summer 2004): 325-336.
- A History of Public Sector Pensions, with Robert L. Clark and Jack Wilson, (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003).
- “The Short and the Dead: Nutrition, Mortality, and the ‘Antebellum Puzzle’ in the United States,” with Michael Haines and Thomas Weiss, Journal of Economic History, 63 (June 2003): 385-416.
- “Mechanical Refrigeration and the Integration of Perishable Commodity Markets,” with Barry Goodwin and Tom Grennes, Explorations in Economic History, 39 (April 2002): 154-182.
- The Growth and Integration of the European Economy, 1500-1910, with Douglas Fisher, (London: Edward Elgar, 2000).
- “Transportation Improvements and Land Values in the Antebellum United States: A Hedonic Approach,” with Thomas Weiss and Raymond B. Palmquist, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 16 (March 1998): 173-189.