Extreme divorce: the managerial revolution in UK companies before 1914


Extreme divorce: the managerial revolution in UK companies before 1914 James Foreman-Peck, Leslie Hannah The Economic History Review Volume 65, Issue 4, Article first published online: 25 NOV 2011 Abstract:We present the first broadly representative study for any early twentieth-century economy of the extent to which quoted company ownership was already divorced from managerial control….

The rise and fall of Spain 1270–1850


The rise and fall of Spain (1270–1850) Carlos Álvarez-Nogal, Leandro Prados De La Escosura The Economic History Review Volume 66, Issue 1, Article first published online: 1 JUN 2012 Abstract: Two distinctive regimes are distinguished in Spain over half a millennium. The first one (1270s–1590s) corresponds to a high land–labour ratio frontier economy, which is…