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Publications

Forthcoming

 

2006

"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 Development," Broadberry, S., and Gupta, B., in Europe and Asia, 1500-1800", Economic History Review, 59, 2006: 2-31,

 

2005

'The Economics of World War I', Broadberry, S. and Harrison, M. (eds.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005

'Technology, Organisation and Productivity Performance' Broadberry, S., and Ghosal, S., in 'Services: Lessons from Britain and the United States Since 1870', Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 16, No. 4. pp. 437-466

“Economic Growth in Europe and the United States Since 1870: A Quantitative Economic Analysis Incorporating Institutional Factors”, in Coates, D. (ed.), Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches, London: Palgrave 2005, pp 1 - 40

"Technology, Organisation and Productivity Performance, Broadberry S., and Ghosal S., in Services: Lessons from Britain and the United States Since 1870", Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 16, 2005: 437-466,

"Blood, Sweat and Tears: British Mobilization for World War II", Broadberry S., and Howlett, P., in Chickering, R., Förster, S. and Greiner, B. (eds.), A World at Total War: Global Conflict and the Politics of Destruction, 1937-1945, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005, 157-176,

"Economic Growth in Europe and the United States since 1870: A Quantitative Economic Analysis Incorporating Institutional Factors", in Coates, D. (ed.), Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2005: 85-105.

'Cotton Textiles and the Great Divergence: Lancashire, India and Shifting Competitive Advantage' Broadberry, S., available as CEPR Discussion Paper 5183,

 

2004

“Explaining Anglo-German Productivity Differences in Services Since 1870”, European Review of Economic History, 8 (2004): .

“Britain’s Productivity Gap with the United States and Europe: A Historical Perspective”, National Institute Economic Review, 189 (2004): 72-85, (with O’Mahony, M.)

“Human Capital and Skills”, in Floud, R. and Johnson, P. (eds.), The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain, Volume 2: Economic Maturity, 1860-1939, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2004): 56-73.

“The Performance of Manufacturing”, in Floud, R. and Johnson, P. (eds.), The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain, Volume 3: Structural Change, 1939-1999, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2004): 57-83.

2003

“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.

“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.).

“Labor Productivity”, in Mokyr, J. (ed.), The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, Volume 3, New York: Oxford University Press, (2003): 250-253.

“Total Factor Productivity”, in Mokyr, J. (ed.), The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, Volume 5, New York: Oxford University Press, (2003): 128-132.

“Human Capital and Productivity Performance: Britain, the United States and Germany, 1870-1990”, in David, P.A. and Thomas, M. (eds.), The Economic Future in Historical Perspective, Oxford: The British Academy and Oxford University Press, (2003): 103-133.

 

2002

“External Economies of Scale in the Lancashire Cotton Industry, 1900-1939”, Economic History Review, 55 (2002): 51-77, (with Marrison, A.)

“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.)

“Economic Policy”, in Hollowell, J. (ed.), Britain Since 1945, Oxford: Blackwell, (2002): 383-403.

 

2001

“Competition and Innovation in 1950’s Britain”, Business History, 43 (2001): 97-118, (with Crafts, N.F.R.)

“British and International Economic History”, in Hudson, P. (ed.), Living Economic and Social History, Glasgow: Economic History Society, (2001): 27-29. Also reprinted in the Newsletter of the Cliometric Society, 16 (Fall 2001): 31-34.

 

2000

“Technology and Productivity in Historical Perspective: Introduction”, European Review of Economic History, 4 (2000): 115-120, (with de Jong, H.).

“Britain’s Productivity Performance in International Perspective, 1870-1990: A Sectoral Analysis”, in Barrell, R., Mason, G. and O’Mahony, M. (eds.), Productivity and Competitiveness, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2000): 38-57.

“UK Manufacturing: The Lessons of History”, Quality World, (August 2000): 10-13.

 

1998

“The Post-War Settlement: Not Such a Good Bargain After All”, Business History, 40 (1998): 73-79, (with Crafts, N.F.R.).

“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.

Reprint of “Explaining Anglo-American Productivity Differences in the Mid-Twentieth Century”, in Feinstein, C.H. (ed.), The Economic Development of the United Kingdom since 1870, Cheltenham: Elgar, (1998): 266-293.

“The United Kingdom: Victory at All Costs”, in Harrison, M. (ed.), The Economics of World War II: Six Great Powers in International Comparison, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1998): 43-80, (with Howlett, P.).

 

1997

The Productivity Race: British Manufacturing in International Perspective, 1850-1990, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (1997), pp.451 + xxv. Also available in Chinese translation, China Economics Publishing House (2001).

“The Long-Run Growth and Productivity Performance of the United Kingdom”, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 44 (1997): 403-424.

“Anglo-German Productivity Differences, 1870-1990: A Sectoral Analysis”, European Review of Economic History, 1 (1997): 247-267.

“Forging Ahead, Falling Behind and Catching-up: A Sectoral Analysis of Anglo-American Productivity Differences, 1870-1990”, Research in Economic History, 17 (1997): 1-37.

“Vive la Différence: Disaggregation of the Productivity Convergence Process”, Revista de Historia Económica, 15 (1997): 575-603.

Reprint of “Monetary Interdependence and Deflation in Britain and the United States Between the Wars”, in Thomas, M. (ed.), The Disintegration of the World Economy between the World Wars, Cheltenham: Elgar, (1997): 534-556.

“Convergence Globale et Diversités Historiques Nationales”, in Faugère, J.P., Caire, G., Bellon, B., Chavance, B. and Voisin, C. (eds.), Convergence et Diversité ? l’Heure de la Mondialisation, Paris: Economica, (1997): 33-42.