Publikationen von Prof. Davide Cantoni, Ph.D.


  • Leonardo Bursztyn, Davide Cantoni
    A Tear in the Iron Curtain: The Impact of Western Television on Consumption Behavior
    Forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics
    Current draft (August 2012): [CEPR WP] or [Munich Econ WP]
  • Davide Cantoni
    The Economic Effects of the Protestant Reformation: Testing the Weber Hypothesis in the German Lands
    Forthcoming, Journal of the European Economic Association
    Final draft (May 2014): [pdf]
    Supplementary Appendix: [pdf]
  • Davide Cantoni, Noam Yuchtman
    Medieval Universities, Legal Institutions, and the Commercial Revolution
    Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 129, N. 2 (May 2014): pp. 823–887
    Original article: [QJE website]
    Supplementary Appendix: [pdf]
    Final draft (October 2013): [CESifo WP]
  • Davide Cantoni, Noam Yuchtman
    The Political Economy of Educational Content and Development: Lessons from History
    Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 104 (September 2013): pp. 233–244
    Original article: [JDE website]
    Final draft (April 2013): [CESifo WP] or [BEHL WP]
  • Davide Cantoni
    Adopting a New Religion: The Case of Protestantism in 16th Century Germany
    Economic Journal, Vol. 122, N. 560 (May 2012): pp. 502–531
    Original article: [EJ website]
    Final draft (August 2011): [pdf]
  • Daron Acemoglu, Davide Cantoni, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson
    The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution
    American Economic Review, Vol. 101, N. 7 (December 2011): pp. 3286–3307
    Original article: [pdf] or [AER website]

Working Papers

  • Davide Cantoni, Yuyu Chen, David Y. Yang, Noam Yuchtman, Y. Jane Zhang
    Curriculum and Ideology
    Current draft (December 2014): [pdf]

Work in progress

  • Urbanization in Europe: Regional Variations, 1700–1900
  • The Labor Demand Shock from Hell: The Protestant Reformation, Secular Human Capital Investments, and the Rise of State Bureaucracy in Early Modern Germany (with Jeremiah Dittmar and Noam Yuchtman)
  • Markets and Cities in the Holy Roman Empire, 1000–1500: Patterns and Trends (with Cathrin Mohr and Noam Yuchtman)
  • Construction Activity in the Holy Roman Empire, 1000–1800

Other published papers

Policy and other papers