How Pronounced is the U-Curve? Revisiting Income Inequality in the United States, 1917-1945 (minor revise and resubmit to Economic Journal with Phillip W. Magness, John Moore and Philip Schlosser, revisions submitted).
A narrow escape? Malthusian pressures in the late Imperial Moscow (revise and resubmit to Explorations in Economic History with Vadim Kufenko and Ekaterina Khaustova).
Dynamics of Interventionism and Economic Development in Quebec before 1854 (revise and resubmit for a special volume, revisions submitted)
Did Separatism Hurt Quebec’s Economy? The Causal Effects of the Election of the Parti Québécois in 1976 (with Kevin B. Grier — title has changed since WP version, revise and resubmit to European Journal of Political Economy).
Economic Freedom, Pandemics and Robust Political Economy (with Rosolino Candela, revise and resubmit to Southern Economic Journal).
The Wild Card: Colonial Paper Money in French North America, 1685 to 1719 (with Bryan Cutsinger and Mathieu Bédard, submitted to European Review of Economic History).
Ethnogenesis and Statelessness (with Louis Rouanet, submitted to Journal of Law & Economics).
State Capacity and the Post Office: Evidence from 19th Century Quebec (with Michael Makovi, submitted to Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization).
The Lesser Shades of Labor Coercion: The Impact of Seigneurial Tenure in Nineteenth Century Quebec (with Vadim Kufenko and Alex Arsenault Morin – old version here, submitted to American Economic Journal: Applied Economics).
Can Governments Deal With Pandemics? (with Ilia Murtazashvili, submitted to Cosmos & Taxis)
Pandemics, Economic Freedom, and Institutional Trade-Offs (with Ilia Murtazashvili, submitted to European Journal of Law & Economics)
Globalization and Empire: Market Integration and International Trade Between Canada, the United States and Britain from 1750 to 1870 (with Maja Pedersen and Paul Sharp, submitted to Journal of Economic History).
The Linguistic Wage Gap in Quebec, 1901 to 1951 (with Jason Dean – old version linked – submitted to Cliometrica)
The Political Economy of Lighthouses in Antebellum America (with Justin T. Callais)
Economic Growth in Quebec during the Colonial Era and International Comparisons (previous version here Note: New version is different from working paper version as it includes additional corrections to answer certain criticisms).
Filthy Pigs: A Property Rights Approach to Food Taboos (with Peter Leeson and Nicholas Snow).
Infant Mortality and the Role of Seigneurial Tenure in Canada East, 1851 (with Alex Arsenault and Vadim Kufenko).
Crowding-Out at Sea: Shipping Productivity and the Burden of the British Navy, 1760 to 1860 (with Jari Eloranta and Vadim Kufenko).
The Incubated Revolution: Education, Cohort Effects, and the Linguistic Wage Gap in Quebec, 1970 to 2000 (with Julien Gagnon and Maripier Isabelle)
DRAFTS IN PROGRESS
Commons and Statelessness: The Case of the Gaspesian Fisheries in the 19th century (with Félix Foucher-Paquin).
Monetary Famine, Paper Money and International Constraints on Economic Growth: The Case of Colonial Quebec (with Gabriel Mathy).
Income Mobility and Economic Freedom: Estimates from Canadian Provinces, 1980-2015 (with James Dean)
Was There a Crisis? Multidimensional Estimates of Living Standards in Quebec, 1775-1850 (with Matt Curtis)
Canadian Output Volatility Revisited (with Casey Pender).