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Paul W. Rhode

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Professor, Department of Economics.

Ph.D., Stanford University

Dr. Rhode is an economic historian working on the 20th century United States. He has a range of interests from performance of election betting marketing to the economic development of the Pacific region.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Depew, Briggs, Price V. Fishback, and Paul W. Rhode. 2013. "New deal or no deal in the Cotton South: The effect of the AAA on the agricultural labor structure." Explorations in Economic History, 50(4): 466-486. DOI. Abstract.

Hanes, C., and Paul W. Rhode. 2013. "Harvests and Financial Crises in Gold Standard America." Journal of Economic History, 73(1): 201-246. DOI. Abstract.

Boustan, L., M. Kahn, and Paul W. Rhode. 2012. "Moving to Higher Ground: Migration Response to Natural Disasters in the Early Twentieth Century." American Economic Review, 102(3): 238-244. DOI. Abstract.

Olmstead, Alan L., and Paul W. Rhode. 2011. "Adapting North American wheat production to climatic challenges, 1839-2009." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(2): 480-485. DOI. Abstract.

Lange, Fabian, Alan L. Olmstead, and Paul W. Rhode. 2009. "The Impact of the Boll Weevil 1892-1932." The Journal of Economic History, 69(3): 685-718. DOI. Abstract.

Davis, Joseph H., Christopher Hanes, and Paul W. Rhode. 2009. "Harvests and Business Cycles in Nineteenth-Century America." The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 124(4): 1675-1727. DOI. Abstract.

Olmstead, Alan L., and Paul W. Rhode. 2008. "Biological Innovation and Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Cotton Economy." The Journal of Economic History, 68: 1123-1171. DOI. Abstract.

Olmstead, Alan L., and Paul W. Rhode. 2007. "Not on My Farm! Resistance to Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication in the United States." The Journal of Economic History, 67(3): 768-809. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Olmstead, A., and Paul W. Rhode. 2012. "The Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis in the United States in a Comparative Perspective." In Health and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries edited by Zilberman, D., Otte, J., RolandHolst, D., Pfeiffer, D.. :7-30. DOI.