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Paul W. Rhode's Select Publications


Olmstead, Alan L., and Paul W. Rhode. 2015. Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Moser, Petra, Joerg Ohmstedt, and Paul W. Rhode. Forthcoming. "Patent Citations-An Analysis of Quality Differences and Citing Practices in Hybrid Corn." Management Science. DOI. Abstract.

Sylvester, Kenneth M., and Paul W. Rhode. 2017. "Making Green Revolutions: Kansas Farms, Recovery, and the New Agriculture, 1918-1981." Agricultural History, 91(3): 342-368. DOI. Abstract.

Gutmann, Myron, Daniel G. Brown, Angela R. Cunningham, James Dykes, Susan Hautaniemi Leonard, Jani Little, Jeremy Mikecz, Paul W. Rhode, Seth Spielman, and Kenneth M. Sylvester. 2016. "Migration in the 1930s: Beyond the Dust Bowl." Social Science History, 40(4): 707-740. DOI. Abstract.

Hahn, Barbara, Tiago Saraiva, Paul W. Rhode, Peter Coclanis, and Claire Strom. 2014. "Does Crop Determine Culture?" Agricultural History, 88(3): 407-439. DOI. Abstract.

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." 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." 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." 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." Journal of Economic History, 67(3): 768-809. DOI. Abstract.

Olmstead, Alan L., and Paul W. Rhode. 2004. "The "Tuberculous Cattle Trust": Disease Contagion in an Era of Regulatory Uncertainty." Journal of Economic History, 64(4): 929-963. DOI. Abstract.


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. Springer. DOI.