Recent scholarship from QUCEH members
- A new QUCEH working paper by Christopher Coyle, Aldo Musacchio and John Turner uses new estimates of the size of the UK’s capital market to examine financial development and investor protection laws in Britain c.1900 and re-test the law and finance hypothesis.
- Matthias Blum and Eoin McLaughlin's new QUCEH working paper on living standards during the Industrial revolution makes use of anthropometric data on university students.
- Chris Colvin and Philip Fliers have a new QUCEH working paper which explores the (mis-)management of monetary policy in the Netherlands during the 1920s and 1930s.
- Liam Kennedy's new QUCEH working paper, entitled 'Afterlives: Testimonies of Irish Catholic Mothers on Infant Death and the Fate of the Unbaptised', looks to understand why the deep tradition of Limbo has disappeared so rapidly from Irish society.
- Gareth Campbell, Richard Grossman and John D. Turner's new QUCEH working paper presents new monthly capital gains, dividend yield, and total return indices for common equities quoted on British stock exchanges from 1829 to 1929.
- New research by Alan Fernihough and Cormac Ó Gráda re-examines the link between demographic pressure and economic conditions in pre-Famine Ireland using hand-collected highly-disaggregated parish-level data.
- QUCEH Research Student Stephen Billington's new working paper looks at patenting behaviour during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars to discern the impact of warfare in innovation.
- Recent QUCEH graduate Nikita Lychakov's new working paper on the role of the state in the last financial crisis of Imperial Russia exploits novel data on interlocking directorates between the Russian state and the banking sector.
- QUCEH Research Student Stephen Billington's new working paper on patents and the Industrial Revolution uses the entire population of patents granted in the UK prior to 1852 to look at inventors' incentives.
- Graeme G. Acheson,Gareth Campbell, Áine Gallagher and John D. Turner's new working paper exploits a new dataset of 500,000 shareholders in the largest nineteenth-century British railways, and makes a surprising finding: women were not heavily influenced by male associates.
- Alan de Bromhead, Alan Fernihough and Enda Hagaden examine the relationship between the franchise extension and the election results using the case of the 1918 elections in Ireland in a new QUCEH working paper.
- Using a new banking biography for Ireland, Seán Kenny and John D. Turner investigate the political roots of banking instability between 1797 and 1826 in a new QUCEH working paper.
- In a joint project with Alan Hanna, QUCEH PhD Researcher Stephen Billington has a new QUCEH working paper on the impact of the way patents are being classified in empirical research. They apply their new machine learning classification to historical patenting data for the Industrial Revolution.
- In a new QUCEH working paper, Graeme G. Acheson, Christopher Coyle and John D. Turner provide support for the classical microstructure theories of informed trading using a novel dataset of pre-1920s trading activity of a major LSE-listed corporation.
- Graeme G. Acheson, Christopher Coyle, David P. Jordan and John D. Turner investigate share trading activity over the period 1882 to 1920 for the North British and Mercantile Insurance Company in a new QUCEH working paper.
- A new QUCEH working paper by Chris Colvin, Stuart Henderson and John D. Turner takes an evolutionary economics approach to understanding the origins of financial cooperatives in the Netherlands and the turn of the twentieth century.
- Alan de Bromhead, Alan Fernihough, Markus Lampe and Kevin O'Rourke have a new QUCEH working paper that explores exactly how trade between Britain and the rest of the world collapsed during the Great Depression.
- A new working paper by QUCEH Research Affiliate Rowena Gray introduces her new historical housing dataset for New York City at the turn of the twentieth century.
- Seán Kenny, Jason Lennard and John D. Turner have a new QUCEH working paper which measures the macroeconomic effects of banking crises in UK history.
- Matthias Blum, Chris Colvin and Eoin McLaughlin have a new working paper in the QUCEH Working Paper Series, which attempts to measure the impact of the Great Irish Famine on the health of survivors.
- Matthias Blum and Alan de Bromhead have a new QUCEH working paper that looks at social mobility in Germany during the Nazi regime.
- Chris Colvin's new QUCEH working paper investigates the impact of socioreligious segregation of Dutch society on rural banking during the 1920s.
- Alan de Bromhead and Alan Fernihough's (with Markus Lampe and Kevin H. O'Rourke) new working paper on interwar British trade policy is available as a QUCEH working paper.
- John Turner's new working paper on the development of company law, which is forthcoming in and Edward Elgar Press handbook, is available as a QUCEH working paper.
- William Quinn, in his second QUCEH working paper on the British bicycle mania, explores the relationship between technological innovation and speculation.
- William Quinn has a new QUCEH working paper on the British Bicycle Mania of the 1890s, in which he asks the question: can limits to arbitrage explain asset price reversals?
- A new QUCEH working paper by Graeme Acheson, Gareth Campbell and John Turner examines the origins of investor protection under the common law.
- Gareth Campbell, Meeghan Rogers and John Turner have a new QUCEH working paper entitled 'The Rise and Decline of the UK’s Provincial Stock Markets, 1869-1929'.
- John Turner, Qing Ye and Clive B. Walker have a new QUCEH working paper which explores the impact of media coverage on stock returns in nineteenth century London.'
For the full record of publications authored by scholars based at QUCEH, see the centre's Queen's University Belfast Research Portal.