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Prof. Dr. Erik Hornung

Universität zu Köln
Seminar für Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensgeschichte

Raum 736
Universitätsstr. 24
50931 Köln
Tel: +49 (0)221 470-23 31
Fax: +49 (0)221 470-52 09

E-Mail:hornung(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de

Im Wintersemester 2017/18 findet die Sprechstunde mittwochs von 11:00 bis 12:00 Uhr nach Vereinbarung statt.

Publikationen

Monographien

Human Capital, Technology Diffusion, and Economic Growth - Evidence from Prussian Census Data (=ifo Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsforschung 46), 2012.

 

Aufsätze

Landownership Concentration and the Expansion of Education (with Francesco Cinnirella), Journal of Development Economics, 121, 2016, 135-152. [DOI]

Railroads and Growth in Prussia, Journal of the European Economic Association, 13(4), 2015, 699-736. [DOI]

iPEHD - The ifo Prussian Economic History Database (with Sascha O. Becker, Francesco Cinnirella, Ludger Woessmann), Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History, 47(2), 2014, 57-66. [DOI]

Immigration and the Diffusion of Technology: The Huguenot Diaspora in Prussia, American Economic Review, 104 (1), 2014, 84-122. [DOI]

Education and Catch-Up in the Industrial Revolution (with Sascha O. Becker, Ludger Woessmann), American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 3(3), 2011, 92-126. [DOI]

 

Work in Progress

Land Inequality, Education, and Marriage: Theory and Empirical Evidence (with Francesco Cinnirella), CESifo Working Paper No. 6072, CEPR Discussion Paper No. 11486

forthcoming in M. Cervellati and U. Sunde (Eds.), Demographic Change and Long Run Development, MIT Press, Cambridge.

Capital-Skill Complementarity and the Emergence of Labor Emancipation (with Quamrul Ashraf, Francesco Cinnirella, Oded Galor, and Boris Gershman), CESifo Working Paper 6423

Bismarck's Health Insurance and the Mortality Decline (with Stefan Bauernschuster and Anastasia Driva), CESifo Working Paper No. 6601, CEPR Discussion Paper No. 12200, CAGE Discussion Paper No. 336