Taylor Jaworski

curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement

economic history

"Openness to Trade and the Spread of Industrialization: Evidence from Canada during the First Globalization," with Ian Keay.

"Highways and Globalization: The Role of Domestic Trade Costs in Regional Development," with Carl Kitchens and Sergey Nigai.

"Spillover Effects of IP Protection in the Interwar Aircraft Industry," with Walker Hanlon. [NBER WP, VoxEU]

"National Policy for Regional Development: Historical Evidence from Appalachian Highways," with Carl Kitchens, Review of Economics & Statistics, 2019. [pdf, replication files]

"Two World Wars in American Economic History," with Price V. Fishback, Oxford Handbook of American Economic History, 2018.

"Shakeout in the Early Airframe Industry," with Andrew Smyth. Economic History Review, 2018. [pdf]

"Revisiting the Great Compression," with Greg Niemesh, Historical Methods, 2018. [pdf]

"World War II and the Industrialization of the American South," Journal of Economic History, 2017. [pdf, VoxEU]

"Ownership and the Price of Residential Electricity: Evidence from the United States, 1935-1940," with Carl Kitchens, Explorations in Economic History, 2017. [pdf]

"'You’re in the Army Now': The Impact of World War II on Women’s Education, Work, and Family," Journal of Economic History, 2014. [pdf]

experimental economics

"Bubbles, Crashes and Endogenous Uncertainty in Linked Asset and Product Markets," with Erik O. Kimbrough, International Economic Review, 2016. [pdf]

"Go West Young Man: Self-Selection and Endogenous Property Rights," with Bart J. Wilson, Southern Economic Journal, 2013. [pdf]

"The Ecological and Civil Mainsprings of Property: An Experimental Economic History of Whalers' Rules of Capture," with Bart J. Wilson, Karl Schurter, and Andrew Smyth, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2012. [pdf]


"Entry and Pricing on Broadway,” with Maggie Jones and Mario Samano, Applied Economics Letters, 2018.

courses & resources

• Undergraduate: European Economic History, US Economic History

• PhD: US Economic History

• Research: Getting Started (Shapiro), Visualizing Data (Schwabish)

• Presenting: Giving an Applied Micro Talk (Shapiro), Public Speaking (Meager)

• Writing: Ten Rules (Goldin & Katz), Writing Tips (Cochrane)