John C.  Brown

Dept. of Economics

Clark University

Worcester, MA 01610-1477


Office JC226

Telephone:

508 793 7390

Fax:

508 793 8849

Home Page of John C. Brown

Professor of Economics

 

Here is the information on the Luxembourg May Term Course:

Econ 005: From the Euro to a New Economic Superpower?

 

I am an economic historian with interests in the economic history of international trade, urbanization and demographic responses, and the history of the cotton textile industry.

Cotton Spinning in Japan: Traditional Techniques qqqqqqqq

Recent Publications

"Estimating the Comparative Advantage Gains from Trade: Evidence from Japan" (with Daniel Bernhofen), American Economic Review 95(1) (March, 2005), pp. 208-225.

"A Direct Test of the Theory of Comparative Advantage: The Case of Japan" (with Daniel Bernhofen), Journal of Political Economy 12(1) (February, 2004), pp. 48-67.

"The History of the Modern Career: Introduction" (with David Mitch and Marco Van Leeuwen) in John C. Brown, David Mitch, and Marco Van Leeuwen, eds., Origins of the Modern Career: Career Paths and Job Stability in Europe and North America, 1850-1950, Ashgate Press, 2004.

"Working Class Careers: On-the-Job Experience and Career Formation in Munich, 1895-1910" (with Gerhard Neumeier), in John C. Brown, David Mitch, and Marco Van Leeuwen, eds., Origins of the Modern Career: Career Paths and Job Stability in Europe and North America, 1850-1950, Ashgate Press, 2004).  

Blackburn, Lancashire

“Public Health,” “Sanitation,” and “Water Supply.” Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, vol.4, Oxford University Press, 2003.

 

 


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