Richard Melson

November 2005

Jeffrey Williamson papers

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Professor Jeffrey G. Williamson's

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RECENT PAPERS:

India's Deindustrialization in the 18th and 19th Centuries
with David Clingingsmith
Draft Date: August 2005.

De-Industrialization and Underdevelopment:

A Comparative Assessment Around the Periphery 1750-1939
Draft Date: December 2004.

Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Policy in Europe
with Timothy J. Hatton
Draft Date: July 2004.

The Tariff Response to World Market Integration in the Periphery Before the Modern Era
Draft Date: June 2004.

What Explains Cross-Border Migration in Latin America?
with Ximena Clark and Timothy J. Hatton
Draft Date: June 2003.

The Political Economy of world Mass Migration: Comparing Two Global Centuries
Presented as The Wendt Distinguished Lecture,
in Washington, D.C., May 11, 2004.
Draft Date: March 2004.

Explaining U.S. Immigration 1971-1998
with Ximena Clark and Timothy J. Hatton
Draft Date: December 2002.

RECENT NBER WORKING PAPERS
(Not Yet Published)

NBER Paper #10600:

The Impact of the Terms of Trade and Economic Development in the Periphery, 1870-1939: Volatility and Secular Change
with Christopher Blattman and Jason Hwang
Draft Date: June 2004.

NBER Paper #10529:

International Migration in the Long-Run: Positive Selection, Negative Selection and Policy
with Timothy J. Hatton
Draft Date: May 2004.
Presented as the keynote address at the 36th Kiel Week Conference on Labor Mobility and the World Economy, June 21-22, 2004, Kiel Institute for World Economics, Kiel, Germany.

NBER Paper #9940:

The Terms of Trade and Economic Growth in the Periphery 1870-1938
with Christopher Blattman and Jason Hwang
Draft Date: August 2003.

NBER Paper #9687:
forthcoming in Cambridge Economic History of Latin America

Globalization in Latin America Before 1940
with Luis Bertola
Draft Date: May 2003.

Revised Version of NBER Paper #9656:
forthcoming in Eli F. Heckscher 1879-1952: A Celebratory Symposium

Was it Stolper-Samuelson, Infant Industry or Something Else? World Trade Tariffs 1789-1938
Draft Date: June 2003.

NBER Paper #9656:

Was it Stolper-Samuelson, Infant Industry or Something Else? World Trade Tariffs 1789-1938
Draft Date: April 2003.

NBER Paper #9401:

Closed Jaguar, Open Dragon:

Comparing Tariffs in Latin America and Asia before World War II
with Michael A. Clemens
Draft Date: December 2002.

NBER Paper #9161:

Winners and Losers Over Two Centuries of Globalization
Presented as the WIDER Annual Lecture,
Copenhagen, Sept. 5, 2002.
Also appeared as WIDER Annual Lecture 6, November, 2002.
Draft Date: September 2002.

NBER Paper #9159:

What Fundamentals Drive World Migration?
with Timothy J. Hatton
Presented as the WIDER Conference on Migration,
in Helsinki, September 27-28, 2002.
Draft Date: September 2002.

NBER Paper #8998:

Where Do U.S. Immigrants Come From, and Why?
with Ximena Clark and Timothy J. Hatton
Draft Date: June 2002.

NBER Paper #8955:

From Malthus to Ohlin: Trade, Growth and Distribution Since 1500
with Kevin H. O'Rourke
Draft Date: May 2002.

NBER Paper #7146:

The Impact of Globalization on Pre-Industrial, Technologically Quiescent Economies
Draft Date: May 1999.

OTHER RECENTLY PRESENTED PAPERS

Not Appearing Above

Who Protected and Why? Tariffs the World Around 1870-1938,
with Christopher Blattman and Michael A. Clemens
Presented at the Conference on the Political Economy of Globalization, Trinity College, Dublin, August 29-31, 2002.
Draft Date: August, 2002.

Is Protection Bad for Growth? Will Globalization Last? Looking for Answers in History,
Presented at the 13th IEHA Congress,
Buenos Aires, August 22-26, 2002
Draft Date: June 2002.

HIER WORKING PAPERS

HIER Paper #1842:

Real Wages and Relative Factor Prices in the Third World 1820-1940:

The Mediterranean Basin (Appendix separate, below).

This paper has been published as "Real Wages and Factor Prices Around the Mediterranean 1500-1940," Chp. 3 in S. Pamuk and J.G. Williamson (eds.) The Mediterranean Response to Globalization Before 1950 (London: Routledge 2000) : 45-75.
The tables and figures in this paper have been recently updated. References to them within the text of the paper have NOT been updated.

The Appendix (with data) for HIER 1842 is frequently revised and has been provided in three ways(click on your choice):

HIER Paper #1844:

Real Wages and Relative Factor Prices in the Third World 1820-1940: Asia.

(Appendix separate, below).
This paper has been published as "Globalization, Factor Prices and Living Standards in Asia Before 1940," in A.J.H. Latham and H. Kawakatsu (eds.), Asia Pacific Dynamism 1500-2000 (London: Routledge, 2000): 13-45.
The tables and figures in this paper have been recently updated. References to them within the text of the paper have NOT been updated.

The Appendix (with data) for HIER 1844 is frequently revised and has been provided in three ways(click on you choice):

HIER Paper #1853:

Real Wages and Relative Factor Prices in the Third World 1820-1940:

Latin America (Appendix separate, below).
This paper has been published as: "Real Wages, Inequality, and Globalization in Latin America Before 1940," Revista de Historia Economica, vol. 17, special number (1999) : 101-142.
The tables and figures in this paper have been recently updated. References to them within the text of the paper have NOT been updated.

The Appendix (with data) for HIER 1853 is frequently revised and has been provided in three ways(click on your choice):

HIER Paper #1855:

Real Wages and Relative Factor Prices in the Third World Before 1940:

What Do they Tell Us about the sources of Growth?

Professor Jeffrey Williamson

November 7, 2005