Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke
All Souls College
University of Oxford
Oxford OX1 4AL, UK
Tel: + 44 (0)1865 279 348
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Oxford
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|April 2019||Trade, Technology, and the Great Divergence|
with Ahmed Rahman, Alan M. Taylor: w25741
|December 2018||Economic History and Contemporary Challenges to Globalization|
|January 2018||The Anatomy of a Trade Collapse: The UK, 1929-33|
with Alan de Bromhead, Alan Fernihough, Markus Lampe: w24252
|September 2017||Two Great Trade Collapses: The Interwar Period & Great Recession Compared|
Published: Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke, 2018. "Two Great Trade Collapses: The Interwar Period and Great Recession Compared," IMF Economic Review, vol 66(3), pages 418-439.
|February 2017||When Britain turned inward: Protection and the shift towards Empire in Interwar Britain|
with Alan de Bromhead, Alan Fernihough, Markus Lampe: w23164
|December 2015||Economic Impossibilities for our Grandchildren?|
|July 2014||Growth, Import Dependence and War|
with Roberto Bonfatti: w20326
Published: Roberto Bonfatti & Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke, 2018. "Growth, Import Dependence, and War," The Economic Journal, vol 128(614), pages 2222-2257. citation courtesy of
|February 2014||The Growing Dependence of Britain on Trade during the Industrial Revolution|
with Gregory Clark, Alan M. Taylor: w19926
Published: Gregory Clark & Kevin HjortshÃ¸j O'Rourke & Alan M. Taylor, 2014. "The growing dependence of Britain on trade during the Industrial Revolution," Scandinavian Economic History Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 62(2), pages 109-136, June. citation courtesy of
|January 2014||Coal and the European Industrial Revolution|
with Alan Fernihough: w19802
|December 2013||Coping with Shocks and Shifts: The Multilateral Trading System in Historical Perspective|
with Douglas A. Irwin
in Globalization in an Age of Crisis: Multilateral Economic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century, Robert C. Feenstra and Alan M. Taylor, editors
|July 2012||The Spread of Manufacturing to the Poor Periphery 1870---2007|
with Agustín S. Bénétrix, Jeffrey G. Williamson: w18221
Published: Agustín Bénétrix & Kevin O’Rourke & Jeffrey Williamson, 2015. "The Spread of Manufacturing to the Poor Periphery 1870–2007," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 26(1), pages 1-37, February. citation courtesy of
|February 2012||Right-Wing Political Extremism in the Great Depression|
with Alan de Bromhead, Barry Eichengreen: w17871
Published: "Political Extremism in the 1920s and 1930s: Do the German Lessons Generalize?" (with Alan de Bromhead and Keven O'Rourke), Journal of Economic History (July 2013).
|November 2011||Coping with Shocks and Shifts: The Multilateral Trading System in Historical Perspective|
with Douglas A. Irwin: w17598
|November 2009||From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons|
with Miguel Almunia, Agustín S. Bénétrix, Barry Eichengreen, Gisela Rua: w15524
Published: Miguel Almunia & Agustín Bénétrix & Barry Eichengreen & Kevin H. O'Rourke & Gisela Rua, 2010.
"From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: similarities, differences and lessons,"
CEPR, CES, MSH, vol. 25, pages 219-265, 04.
citation courtesy of
|March 2009||Commodity Market Disintegration in the Interwar Period|
with William Hynes, David S. Jacks: w14767
Published: William Hynes & David S. Jacks & Kevin H. O'rourke, 2012. "Commodity market disintegration in the interwar period," European Review of Economic History, Oxford University Press, vol. 16(2), pages 119-143, May. citation courtesy of
|February 2009||Commodity Price Volatility and World Market Integration since 1700|
with David S. Jacks, Jeffrey G. Williamson: w14748
Published: David S. Jacks & Kevin H. O'Rourke & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2011. "Commodity Price Volatility and World Market Integration since 1700," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 93(3), pages 800-813, 01. citation courtesy of
|November 2008||The Structure of Protection and Growth in the Late 19th Century|
with Sibylle H. Lehmann: w14493
Published: May 2011, Vol. 93, No. 2, Pages 606-616 Posted Online April 26, 2011. (doi:10.1162/REST_a_00104) © 2011 The President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Structure of Protection and Growth in the Late Nineteenth Century Sibylle H. Lehmann Universität Köln Kevin H. O'Rourke
|Luddites and the Demographic Transition|
with Ahmed S. Rahman, Alan M. Taylor: w14484
Published: Journal of Economic Growth December 2013, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 373-409 Luddites, the industrial revolution, and the demographic transition Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke, Ahmed S. Rahman, Alan M. Taylor
|June 2008||Made in America? The New World, the Old, and the Industrial Revolution|
with Gregory Clark, Alan M. Taylor: w14077
Published: Gregory Clark & Kevin H. O'Rourke & Alan M. Taylor, 2008. "Made in America? The New World, the Old, and the Industrial Revolution," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 523-28, May. citation courtesy of
|April 2007||Globalization, Growth and Distribution in Spain 1500-1913|
with Joan R. Rosés, Jeffrey G. Williamson: w13055
|Trade, Knowledge, and the Industrial Revolution|
with Ahmed S. Rahman, Alan M. Taylor: w13057
|Risk, Government and Globalization: International Survey Evidence|
with Anna Maria Mayda, Richard Sinnott: w13037
|May 2006||Democracy and Protectionism|
with Alan M. Taylor: w12250
Published: Hatton, Timothy J., Kevin H. O’Rourke and Alan M. Taylor (eds.) The New Comparative Economic History: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey G. Williamson. MIT Press, 2007.
|December 2005||Did Vasco da Gama Matter for European Markets? Testing Frederick Lane's Hypotheses Fifty Years Later|
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: w11884
Published: O’Rourke, Kevin H. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. ”Did Vasco da Gama Matter to European Markets?” Economic History Review 62, 3 (August 2009): 655-84.
|May 2005||The Worldwide Economic Impact of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars|
Published: O'Rourke, Kevin. “The worldwide economic impact of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1793-1815.” Journal of Global History 1 (2006): 123-149.
|July 2003||Heckscher-Ohlin Theory and Individual Attitudes Towards Globalization|
Published: Findlay, R., R. Henriksson, H. Lindgren and M. Lundahl (eds.) Eli Heckscher, International Trade, and Economic History. MIT Press, 2006.
|January 2003||Commodity Market Integration, 1500-2000|
with Ronald Findlay
in Globalization in Historical Perspective, Michael D. Bordo, Alan M. Taylor and Jeffrey G. Williamson, editors
|May 2002||From Malthus to Ohlin: Trade, Growth and Distribution Since 1500|
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: w8955
- O'Rourke, Kevin and Jeffrey G. Williamson “From Malthus to Ohlin: Trade, Growth and Distribution Since 1500." Journal of Economic Growth 10, 1 (January 2005): 5-34.
- Brown, D. K. and R. M. Stern (eds.) THE WTO AND LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (Elgar 2007).
|November 2001||Commodity Market Integration, 1500-2000|
with Ronald Findlay: w8579
|June 2001||Globalization and Inequality: Historical Trends|
|March 2001||After Columbus: Explaining the Global Trade Boom 1500-1800|
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: w8186
Published: O'Rourke, Kevin H. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. "After Columbus: Explaining Europe's Overseas Trade Boom, 1500-1800," Journal of Economic History, 2002, v62(2,Jun), 417-456.
|April 2000||When Did Globalization Begin?|
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: w7632
Published: O Rourke, Kevin H. & Williamson, Jeffrey G., 2002. "When did globalisation begin?," European Review of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 6(01), pages 23-50, April. citation courtesy of
|November 1999||The Heckscher-Ohlin Model Between 1400 and 2000: When It Explained Factor Price Convergence, When It Did Not, and Why|
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: w7411
Published: Findlay, R., L. Jonung and M. Lundahl (eds.) Bertil Ohlin: A Centennial Celebration 1899-1999. MIT Press, 2002.
|June 1997||Were Trade and Factor Mobility Substitutes in History?|
with William J. Collins, Jeffrey Williamson: w6059
Published: Migration: The Controversies and the Evidence, Faini, R., J. DeMelo and K. Zimmerman, eds., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
|December 1995||"Around the European Periphery 1870-1913: Globalization, Schooling and Growth"|
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: w5392
Published: European Review of Economic History, Vol. 1, no. 2 (August 1997): 153-190. citation courtesy of
|May 1995||Open Economy Forces and Late 19th Century Scandinavian Catch-Up|
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: w5112
Published: "Open Economy Forces and Late 19th Century Swedish Catch-Up: A Quantitative Accounting," Scandinavian Economic History Review, vol. XLIII no. 2 (1995):pp. 171-203.
|June 1992||Were Heckscher and Ohlin Right? Putting the Factor-Price-Equalization Theorem Back into History|
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: h0037
Published: "Late 19th Century Anglo-American Factor Price Convergence: Were Heckscherand Ohlin Right?" Journal of Economic History, vol. 54, no. 4 (December 1994): 892-916