Harvard University - Economics Department

Davide Cantoni

Papers

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Job Market Paper

» The Economic Effects of the Protestant Reformation: Testing the Weber Hypothesis in the German Lands [pdf]
Media Coverage: [Marginal Revolution] [Il Sole 24 Ore] [Foreign Policy] [El País]
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Research papers

» The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution [NBER wp 14831] [SSRN]
Joint with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson
Media Coverage: [Handelsblatt]
[Abstract]


» Medieval Universities, Legal Institutions, and the Commercial Revolution [pdf]
Joint with Noam Yuchtman
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» Clueless? The Impact of Television on Consumption Behavior
Joint with Leonardo Bursztyn
Available upon request
[Abstract]




Papers in progress

» Television and Happiness: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Joint with Leonardo Bursztyn


» Urbanization in Europe: Regional Variations, 1700-1900


» Labor Market Rigidities, Skills Acquisition, and Trade Patterns




Published papers

» From Ancien Regime to Capitalism: The Spread of the French Revolution as a Natural Experiment [pdf]
Joint with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson
Forthcoming in: Jared Diamond and James A. Robinson (eds.), Natural Experiments of History, Harvard University Press 2010. [book]




Policy and other papers

» How imposed institutional reforms can work [voxEU column]
Joint with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson




Hokusai

Papers
Katsushika Hokusai, Ejiri in Suruga Province



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