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Professor Stephen Broadberry

Recent Publications
  • The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe (2 volumes), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming 2009), (edited with Kevin O'Rourke).
  • "Lancashire, India and Shifting Competitive Advantage in Cotton Textiles, 1700-1850: The Neglected Role of Factor Prices", Economic History Review, 62 (2009): 279-305 (with Bishnupriya Gupta).
  • “Selling English Cottons into the World Market: Implications for the Rationalisation Debate, 1900-1939”, in Wilson, J.F. (ed.), King Cotton: A Tribute to Douglas A. Farnie, Preston: Carnegie, (2009), 39-57 (with Andrew Marrison and Tim Leunig).
  • “European Industry, 1700-1870”, Jahrbuch fűr Wirtschaftsgeschichte, Heft 2008/2 (2008) (with Rainer Fremdling and Peter Solar), 141-171.
  • "Reply to Bryan Haig's Comment", Economic Record, 84(2008): 515-516 (with Douglas Irwin).
  • "Resolving the Anglo-German Industrial Productiviy Puzzle, 1895-1935: A Response to Professor Ritschl", Journal of Economic History, 68 (2008): 930-934 (with Carsten Burhop).
  • “Economics of the Two World Wars”, in Durlauf, S. and Blume, L. (eds.), New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, Basingstoke: Palgrave, (2008), (with Mark Harrison).
  • “Agriculture and Structural Change: Lessons from the UK Experience in an International Context”, in Lains, P. and Pinilla, V. (eds.), Agriculture and Economic Development in Europe since 1870, London: Routledge, (2008), 76-94.
  • “Lost Exceptionalism? Comparative Income and Productivity in Australia and the United Kingdom, 1861-1948”, Economic Record, 83 (2007): 262-274 (with Irwin, D.).
  • "Comparative Productivity in British and German Manufacturing Before World War II: Reconciling Direct Benchmark Estimates and Time Series Projections", Journal of Economic History, 67 (2007): 315-349 (with Burhop, C.).
  • “Britain’s Twentieth-Century Productivity Performance in International Perspective”, in Crafts, N.F.R, Gazeley, I. and Newell, A. (eds.), Work and Pay in Twentieth-Century Britain, Oxford: Oxford University Press, (2007), 301-329 (with Mary O’Mahony).
  • Market Services and the Productivity Race, 1850-2000: Britain in International Perspective, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2006): pp.409 + xix.
  • "Labor Productivity in the United States and the United Kingdom During the Nineteenth Century", Explorations in Economic History, 43 (2006): 257-279, (with Irwin, D.).
  • "The Early Modern Great Divergence: Wages, Prices and Economic Developmnent in Europe and Asia, 1500-1800", Economic History Review, 59 (2006): 2-31, (with Gupta, B.).
  • "Technology, Organisation and Productivity Performance in Services: Lessons from Britain and the United States Since 1870", Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 16 (2005): 437-466, (with Ghosal, S.).
  • The Economics of World War I, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2005), (edited with with Harrison, M.).
  • "Explaining Anglo-German Productivity Differences in Services Since 1870", European Review of Economic History, 8 (2004): 229-262.
  • "UK Productivity Performance from 1950 to 1979: A Restatement of the Broadberry-Crafts View", Economic History Review, 56 (2003): 718-735, (with Crafts, N.F.R.).
  • "Relative Per Capita Income Levels in the United Kingdom and the United States since 1870: Reconciling Time-Series Projections and Direct-Benchmark Estimates", Journal of Economic History, 63 (2003): 852-863.
  • "From the Counting House to the Modern Office: Explaining Anglo-American Productivity Differences in Services, 1870-1990", Journal of Economic History, 62 (2002): 967-998, (with Ghosal, S.).
  • "External Economies of Scale in the Lancashire Cotton Industry, 1900-1939", Economic History Review, 55 (2002): 51-77 (with Marrison, A.).
  • "Competition and Innovation in 1950's Britain", Business History, 43 (2001): 97-118, (with Crafts, N.F.R.)
  • "Technology and Productivity in Historical Perspective: Introduction," European Review of Economic History, 4 (2000): 115-120, (with de Jong, H.).
  • "How did the United States and Germany Overtake Britain? A Sectoral Analysis of Comparative Productivity Levels, 1870-1990", Journal of Economic History, 58 (1998): 375-407.
  • The Productivity Race: British Manufacturing in International Perspective, 1850-1990, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1997): pp.451 + xxv.
  • "Real Wages, Productivity and Unemployment in Britain and Germany During the 1920s", Explorationsin Economic History, 32 (1995): 327-349, (with Ritschl, A.).
  • "Comparative Productivity in British and American Manufacturing During the Nineteenth Century", Explorations in Economic History, 31 (1994): 521-548.
  • "Technological Leadership and Productivity Leadership in Manufacturing Since the Industrial Revolution: Implications for the Convergence Debate", Economic Journal, 104 (1994): 291-302.
  • "Manufacturing and the Convergence Hypothesis: What the Long Run Data Show", Journal of Economic History, 53 (1993): 772-795.
  • "Britain's Productivity Gap in the 1930s: Some Neglected Factors", Journal of Economic History, 52 (1992): 531-558, (with Crafts, N.F.R.).