Published articles

North and South: Long-run Social Mobility in England and Attitudes towards Welfare  (with Nina Boberg-Fazlic)

Cliometrica (forthcoming)

Pre-Reformation Roots of the Protestant Ethic (with Thomas Barnebeck Andersen, Jeanet Sinding Bentzen and Carl-Johan Dalgaard)

Economic Journal (forthcoming)

A quest for useful knowledge: The early development of agricultural accounting in Denmark and Northern Germany  (with Markus Lampe)

Accounting History Review (2017), 27:1, pp. 73-99

Does Welfare Spending Crowd Out Charitable Activity? Evidence from Historical England under the Poor Laws  (with Nina Boberg-Fazlic)

Economic Journal (2017). 127:599, pp. 50-83

The Danish Agricultural Revolution in an Energy Perspective: A Case of Development with Few Domestic Energy Sources (with Sofia Henriques)

Economic History Review 69:3 (2016), pp. 844-869

A Note on Danish Living Standards through Historical Wage Series, 1731-1913 (with Ekaterina Khaustova)

Journal of European Economic History XLIV:3 (2015), pp. 143-172

How the Danes Discovered Britain: The International Integration of the Danish Dairy Industry Before 1880 (with Markus Lampe)

European Review of Economic History 19:4 (2015), pp. 432-453

Contracts and cooperation: The relative failure of the Irish dairy industry in the late nineteenth century reconsidered (with Ingrid Henriksen and Eoin McLaughlin)

European Review of Economic History 19:4 (2015), pp. 412-431

Just Add Milk: A Productivity Analysis of the Revolutionary Changes in Nineteenth Century Danish Dairying (with Markus Lampe)

Economic History Review 68:4 (2015), pp. 1132-1153

Tidsskrift for Landøkonomi og udvikling af mejeribruget i Danmark (with Markus Lampe)

Tidsskrift for Landøkonomi 200:1 (2014), pp. 91-100

Greasing the Wheels of Rural Transformation? Margarine and the Competition for the British Butter Market (with Markus Lampe)

Economic History Review 67:3 (2014), pp. 769-792

Malthus in Cointegration Space: Evidence of a Post-Malthusian Pre-industrial England (with Niels Framroze Møller)

Journal of Economic Growth 19:1 (2014), pp. 105-140

The Cost of Railroad Regulation: The Disintegration of American Agricultural Markets in the Interwar Period (with Giovanni Federico)

Economic History Review 66:4 (2013), pp. 1017-1038
Tariffs and Income: A Time Series Analysis for 24 Countries (with Markus Lampe)

Cliometrica 7:3 (2013), pp. 207-235
Globalization Revisited: Market integration and the wheat trade between North America and Britain from the Eighteenth Century (with Jacob Weisdorf)

Explorations in Economic History 50, (2013), pp. 88-98
The Strange Birth of Liberal Denmark: Danish trade protection and the growth of the dairy industry since the mid-nineteenth century (with Ingrid Henriksen and Markus Lampe)

Economic History Review 65:2, (2012), pp. 770-788


Law and Peace: Contracts and the Success of the Danish Dairy Cooperatives (with Ingrid Henriksen and Morten Hviid)

Journal of Economic History 72:1 (2012), pp. 197-224


French Revolution or Industrial Revolution? A Note on the Contrasting Experiences of England and France up to 1800 (with Jacob Weisdorf)

Cliometrica 6:1 (2012), pp. 79-88


The Determinants of Subsistence Income in a Malthusian World (with Holger Strulik and Jacob Weisdorf)

Journal of Development Economics 97:1 (2012), pp. 112-117


Something Rational in the State of Denmark? The Case of an Outsider in the Cobden-Chevalier Network 1860-1875 (with Markus Lampe)

Scandinavian Economic History Review 59:2 (2011), pp. 128-148


Survival of the Richest? Social Status, Fertility, and Social Mobility in England 1541-1824 (with Nina Boberg-Fazlic, and Jacob Weisdorf)

European Review of Economic History 15:3 (2011), pp. 365-392


The Role of Technology and Institutions for Growth: Danish Creameries in the late Nineteenth Century (with Ingrid Henriksen and Markus Lampe)

European Review of Economic History 15:3 (2011), pp. 475-493


1846 and All That: The rise and fall of British wheat protection in the nineteenth century

Agricultural History Review 58:1 (2010), pp. 76-94


Malta and the Nineteenth Century Grain Trade: British free trade in a microcosm of Empire?

Journal of Maltese History 1:2 (2009), pp. 20-33


A malthusian model for all seasons (with Jacob Weisdorf)

Economics Bulletin 29:2 (2009), pp. 776-781


From Preventive to Permissive Checks: The changing nature of the Malthusian relationship between nuptiality and the price of provisions in the nineteenth century (with Jacob Weisdorf)

Cliometrica 3:1 (2009), pp. 55-70


Karl Gunnar Persson 1943-2016 (with Ingrid Henriksen)

Scandinavian Economic History Review 64:3 (2016), pp. 214-216
Karl Gunnar Persson 1943-2016 (with Giovanni Federico)

European Review of Economic History 21:1 (2017), pp. 133-139

Book reviews
The agrarian history of Sweden: From 4000 BC to AD 2000

Scandinavian Economic History Review 60:2 (2012), pp. 299-301