Economic history

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Economic history is the study of economies or economic phenomena of the past.wikipedia
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Economic history is the study of economies or economic phenomena of the past.
Today the range of fields of study examining the economy revolves around the social science of economics, but may include sociology (economic sociology), history (economic history), anthropology (economic anthropology), and geography (economic geography).

Business history

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The topic includes financial and business history and overlaps with areas of social history such as demographic and labor history.
It is related to economic history.

William Ashley (economic historian)

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The approach was spread to Great Britain by William Ashley, 1860–1927, and dominated British economic history for much of the 20th century.
Sir William James Ashley (25 February 1860 – 23 July 1927) was an influential English economic historian.

Applied economics

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Analysis in economic history is undertaken using a combination of historical methods, statistical methods and the application of economic theory to historical situations and institutions.
As one of the two sets of fields of economics (the other set being the core), it is typically characterized by the application of the core, i.e. economic theory and econometrics, to address practical issues in a range of fields including demographic economics, labour economics, business economics, industrial organization, agricultural economics, development economics, education economics, engineering economics, financial economics, health economics, monetary economics, public economics, and economic history.

Charles P. Kindleberger

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US economic historian Charles P. Kindleberger explained this position in his 1990 book Historical Economics: Art or Science?.
Charles Poor "Charlie" Kindleberger (October 12, 1910 – July 7, 2003) was an economic historian and author of over 30 books.


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The quantitative—in this case, econometric—study of economic history is also known as cliometrics.
Cliometrics (, also ), sometimes called new economic history, or econometric history, is the systematic application of economic theory, econometric techniques, and other formal or mathematical methods to the study of history (especially social and economic history).

Douglass North

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In recent decades economic historians, following Douglass North, have tended to move away from narrowly quantitative studies toward institutional, social, and cultural history affecting the evolution of economies.
Douglass Cecil North (November 5, 1920 – November 23, 2015) was an American economist known for his work in economic history.

Economic History Society

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Indeed, the Economic History Society had its inauguration at LSE in 1926 and the University of Cambridge eventually established its own economic history programme.
The Economic History Society (EHS) is a learned society that was established at the London School of Economics in 1926 to support the research and teaching of economic history in the United Kingdom and internationally.

Robert Fogel

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Robert William Fogel (July 1, 1926 – June 11, 2013) was an American economic historian and scientist, and winner (with Douglass North) of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.


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The quantitative—in this case, econometric—study of economic history is also known as cliometrics.
Applied econometrics uses theoretical econometrics and real-world data for assessing economic theories, developing econometric models, analysing economic history, and forecasting.

Correlli Barnett

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Correlli Douglas Barnett CBE FRHistS FRSL FRSA (born 28 June 1927) is an English military historian, who has also written works of economic history, particularly on the United Kingdom's post-war "industrial decline".

T. S. Ashton

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Thomas Southcliffe Ashton (1889–1968) was an English economic historian.

Simon Kuznets

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In 1918, Kuznets entered the Kharkiv Institute of Commerce where he studied economic sciences, statistics, history and mathematics under the guidance of professors P. Fomin (political economy), A. Antsiferov (statistics), V. Levitsky (economic history and economic thought), S. Bernstein (probability theory), V. Davats (mathematics), and others.

Jörg Baten

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Jörg Baten (born 24 June 1965 in Hamburg) is a German economic historian.

Robert C. Allen

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His research interests are economic history, technological change and public policy and he has written extensively on English agricultural history.

Annales school

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In France, economic history was heavily influenced by the Annales School from the early 20th century to the present.
While authors such as Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Marc Ferro and Jacques Le Goff continue to carry the Annales banner, today the Annales approach has been less distinctive as more and more historians do work in cultural history, political history and economic history.

Rondo Cameron

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Rondo Emmett Cameron (February 20, 1925 – January 1, 2001) was an American professor of economic history.

Carlo M. Cipolla

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Carlo M. Cipolla (August 15, 1922 – September 5, 2000) was an Italian economic historian.

Milton Friedman

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During the latter half of the 1940s, Friedman began a collaboration with Anna Schwartz, an economic historian at the Bureau, that would ultimately result in the 1963 publication of a book co-authored by Friedman and Schwartz, A Monetary History of the United States, 1867–1960.

Thomas C. Cochran (historian)

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Thomas Childs Cochran (April 29, 1902 – May 2, 1999) was an American economic historian.

Gregory Clark (economist)

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Gregory Clark (born 19 September 1957 in Bellshill, Scotland) is an economic historian at the University of California, Davis.

Melissa Dell

Her research interests include development economics, political economy, and economic history.

Gustav von Schmoller

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In Germany in the late 19th century, scholars in a number of universities, led by Gustav von Schmoller, developed the historical school of economic history.
He has long had an influence within the subfield of economic history and the discipline of sociology.

Roderick Floud

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Sir Roderick Castle Floud FBA (born 1 April 1942) is an economic historian and a leader in the field of anthropometric history.

John Habakkuk

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Sir Hrothgar John Habakkuk (13 May 1915 – 3 November 2002) was a British economic historian.