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Handbook of Cliometrics

Editors: Diebolt, Claude, Haupert, Michael (Eds.)

  • Constitutes a comprehensive reference work in historical economics and econometric history
  • Outlines the contributions of cliometrics to a variety of Topics
  • Engages economists, historians and social scientists to participate in a world-wide forum of discussion
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About this Reference Work

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.

About the authors

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.

Reviews

“The editors are to be commended for taking on such a challenging yet important assignment and for recruiting such a strong set of contributors. The resultant volume contains worthwhile contributions that readers from a range of disciplines and varying degrees of commitment to cliometrics will want to consult.” (David Mitch, EH.net, July, 2016)


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Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • History of Cliometrics

    Haupert, Michael

    Pages 3-32

  • Economic History and Economic Development: New Economic History in Retrospect and Prospect

    Temin, Peter

    Pages 33-51

  • Human Capital

    Goldin, Claudia

    Pages 55-86

  • Labor Markets

    Margo, Robert A.

    Pages 87-111

  • Nutrition, the Biological Standard of Living, and Cliometrics

    Craig, Lee A.

    Pages 113-130

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eReference $339.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Cliometrics
Editors
  • Claude Diebolt
  • Michael Haupert
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eReference ISBN
978-3-642-40406-1
Print ISBN
978-3-642-40405-4
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-642-40407-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 590
Number of Illustrations and Tables
25 b/w illustrations, 34 illustrations in colour
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