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Handbook of Cliometrics

  • Living reference work
  • © 2020

Overview

  • Comprehensive reference work in the field of historical economics and econometric history
  • Provides an overview of the contributions of cliometrics to a variety of topics
  • Offers a world-wide forum of discussion to economists, historians and social scientists in general

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Table of contents (98 entries)

About this book

The Handbook of Cliometrics is a milestone in the field of historical economics and econometric history through its emphasis on the concrete contribution of cliometrics to our knowledge in economics and history. The articles in the handbook, authored by the leading scholars in the fields, stress the usefulness of cliometrics for economists, historians and social scientists in general. The Handbook offers a comprehensive coverage of topics, with each article providing an overview of the contributions of cliometrics to a particular topic. The Handbook sets a new standard of quality in the field by offering a world-wide forum of discussion in cliometrics.

Editors and Affiliations

  • BETA/CNRS (UMR 7522), University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study, Strasbourg Cedex, France

    Claude Diebolt

  • University of Wisconsin Department of Economics, La Crosse, USA

    Michael Haupert

About the editors

Claude Diebolt is CNRS Research Professor of Economics (esp. cliometrics) at the University of Strasbourg. He is Founding President of the Association Française de Cliométrie, Founding Managing Editor of the journal Cliometrica (Springer), member of the Board of Trustees of the Cliometric Society and of the Governing Board of the Association Française de Science Economique. Since January 2013, Claude Diebolt is Fellow of the University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study (USIAS).

Mike Haupert is Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. He is the Executive Director of the Cliometric Society, having previously served as the editor of the society’s newsletter for eight years. He is also a member of the Association Française de Cliometrie. His interest in cliometrics began when he was a graduate student at Washington University in the 1980s, studying under Douglass North and John Nye.

 

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