This new mode of historiography offers the possibility to bridge the gap in which cliometric
history has fallen, by providing formal explanations that are easily understood and can be scrutinized by neophytes in mathematics and computing.
He expresses a widely accepted assessment when he cites the "pathhreaking study" by "Chicago-based Dutch-Israeli scholar, Joel Mokyr," which "lit up the subdued Famine historiography with cliometric
pyrotechnics, delivered with considerable skill" (2004, 202).
He had established himself as a leader in the Cliometric
Revolution, a development that began in the late 1950s in which economic historians trained as economists largely replaced those trained as historians, at least in departments of economics where economic history continued to be offered in courses and as a field of specialization for graduate students.
Two contributions are primarily qualitative (Llorca and Miller), three are quantitative (Beatty, Escobar and Reyes) and one is a cliometric
The pioneering cliometric
work undertaken along these lines in the 1970s by figures such as J.
India's railway past provides a fertile case for innovative, cliometric
explorations of railway history.
A Quantitative History of the JEH and the Cliometric
Revolution, JEHistory, 51, 1991, p.
In order to set up a test of whether or not the "Japan is different" hypothesis can explain the relatively less efficient returns obtained by Japanese non-financial capital, we adopt the standard cliometric
approach of giving the benefit of the doubt to all factors tending to confirm the hypothesis, so that if the hypothesis is then rejected under these assumptions, we can assume that it does not stand.
Lee Alston won the Cliometric
Society's Award for "Exceptional Service to the Field of Cliometrics
A first survey by Clarkson described the Irish economic and social history literature between 1968 and 1980, while the second by Kennedy considered specifically the cliometric
contributions produced between the early 1970s and 1982.
analysis of the Aldo Moro kidnapping and assassination", Cliometrica 3, 2009, pp.
Given Boldizzoni's skepticism toward earlier works of Cliometric
scholarship, this should be a welcome shift.