Eric Chaney is Associate Professor of Economic History at Oxford University. Eric's research focuses on Economic History, Applied Econometrics, Development, European and Middle Eastern History.

Religion, Political Power and Human Capital Formation: Evidence from Islamic History. Advances in the Economics of Religion (Palgrave). Forthcoming.

Medieval Origins: A Review Essay on Campbell's The Great Transition
. Journal of Economic Literature. Forthcoming.

Pirates of the Mediterranean: An Empirical Investigation of Bargaining with Transaction Costs. Quantitative Economics. Forthcoming.

Economic Growth in the Malthusian Era: Evidence from the 1609 Spanish Expulsion of the Moriscos. Economic Journal. 2016; 126: 1404-1440. 

Measuring the Military Decline of the Western Islamic World: Evidence from Barbary Ransoms. Explorations in Economic History. 2015; 58: 107-124. 

The Feudal Revolution and Europe's Rise: Political Divergence of the Christian West and the Muslim World before 1500 CE. American Political Science Review. 2013; 107(1): 16-34.

Revolt on the Nile: Economic Shocks, Religion and Political Power. Econometrica. 2013; 81(5): 2033-2053.

Democratic Change in the Arab World, Past and Present. Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. 2012; 42(1): 363-414.

Separation of Powers and the Medieval Roots of Institutional Divergence between Europe and the Islamic Middle East. IEA Papers and Proceedings. 2011. 

Els efects a llarg termini de l'explotacio i la neteja etnica: el testimoniatge de l'expulsio dels moriscs. Afers. 2009; 62(63): 173-199. 
 
Assessing Pacification Policy in Iraq: Evidence from Iraqi Financial Markets. Journal of Comparative Economics. 2008; 36 (1): 1-16.