By Mark Dincecco and Yuhua Wang Several recent Broadstreet posts have been about state capacity, including conceptualizations, historical roots, and effects. In light of this,
Broadstreet readers may know that Jeff and Jared are editing an Oxford Handbook of Historical Political Economy. Tracy and I have committed to writing a
Do institutions matter? Those who study them are sure they do. But others remain skeptical. When I was a graduate student, I remember having a
A new method from Ferrara, Yeob, and Walsh turns keyword frequencies in historical newspapers into new geographically-varied measures of treatment that can help us thwart attenuation bias.