W. Walker Hanlon
Published and Accepted Papers
Accepted: Economic JournalSubsumes "Pollution and Mortality in the 19th Century"
Agglomeration: A Long-Run Panel Data Approach (with Antonio Miscio)
Journal of Urban Economics , Vol. 99, May 2017, pp. 1-14.
Data Appendix: See Data Resources section below
Journal of Economic History Dec. 2016, v. 76 no. 4, pp. 1240-1242
Forthcoming, Review of Economics & Statistics , March 2016
Subsumes "Industry Connections and the Geographic Location of Economic Activity"
Econometrica , January 2015, 83(1), pp. 67-100.
Killer Cities: Past and Present (with Yuan Tian)
American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings , May 2015, 105(5), pp. 570-575
American Journal of Political Science , July 2014, v. 58, pp. 669-686.
Status: Updated May 9, 2018
Can migration make deadly recessions look healthy? Evidence from large-scale linked microdata (with V. Arthi and B. Beach)
Previously circulated as "Estimating the Recession-Mortality Relationship when Migration Matters"
Status: New draft posted June 25, 2018
Pollution and Maternal Mortality: Evidence from the London Fog (with Katherin Sudol)
Status: New draft completed July 9, 2018. Available upon request.
Status: Updated July 3, 2018
Previously circulated as "Evolving Comparative Advantage in International Shipbuilding During the Transition from Wood to Steel"
Status: New draft posted March 27, 2018
Note: This is a Business History paper that was a byproduct of the shipbuilding paper above
Status: Draft updated August 9, 2018
Older unpublished working papers
Endogenous City Disamenities: Lessons from Industrial Pollution in 19th Century Britain
Available from the Ziman Center Working Paper Series here
This paper was a precursor to "Coal Smoke and the Costs of the Industrial Revolution"
British Patent Classification Database, 1855-1882
Database of all British patents from 1855-1882 with technology classifications from the British Patent Office