Dr. ir. Eltjo Buringh

Research Assistant
Economic and Social History
Researcher
Economic and Social History
e.buringh@uu.nl

Publications

2020

Scholarly publications

Buringh, E., Campbell, B. M. S., Rijpma, A., & van Zanden, J. L. (2020). Church building and the economy during Europe's ‘Age of the Cathedrals’, 700–1500 CE. Explorations in Economic History, 76, [101316]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eeh.2019.101316

2018

Scholarly publications

van Bavel, B. J. P., Buringh, E., & Dijkman, J. E. C. (2018). Mills, cranes, and the great divergence: The use of immovable capital goods in western Europe and the Middle East, ninth to sixteenth centuries. The Economic History Review, 71(1), 31-54. https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.12571

2017

Scholarly publications

Bosker, E. M., & Buringh, E. (2017). City seeds, Geography and the origins of the European city system. Journal of Urban Economics, 98, 139-157. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2015.09.003

2016

Scholarly publications

Buringh, E., Bosker, E. M., & van Zanden, J. L. (Accepted/In press). A new look at Roman sea freight rates: Diocletian’s price edict reconsidered. Onbekend GW.

2015

Scholarly publications

van Bavel, B. J. P., Buringh, E., & Dijkman, J. E. C. (2015). Immovable capital goods in medieval Muslim lands: Why water-mills and building cranes went missing. (Working paper series). Centre for Global Economic History.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/429557/Bavel.pdf?sequence=1

2014

Scholarly publications

Buringh, E. (2014). The role of medieval cities in book production: quantitative analyses. In Uses of the written word in Medieval Towns: Medieval Urban Literacy II (pp. 119-177). (Utrecht Studies in Medieval Literacy; Vol. 28). Brepols. https://doi.org/10.1484/M.USML-EB.1.101948
Buringh, E., & Bosker, M. (2014). Soldiers and booze, the rise and decline of a Roman market economy in north-western Europe. In R. J. Van der Spek, J. Luiten van Zanden, & B. van Leeuwen (Eds.), A History of Market Performance: from ancient Babylonia to the Modern World (pp. 235-264). (Routledge Explorations in Economic History). Routledge.
Buringh, E. (Accepted/In press). Books do nor die: the Black Death, the price of information and Human Capital formation in the long fourteenth century. Economic history review.

2013

Scholarly publications

van Bavel, B. J. P., Bosker, E. M., Buringh, E., & van Zanden, J. L. (2013). Economy. In P. Clark (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Cities in World History (pp. 385-402). Oxford University Press.
Bosker, E. M., Buringh, E., & van Zanden, J. L. (2013). From Baghdad to London: Unraveling Urban Development in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, 800–1800. Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(4), 1418-1437. http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1162/REST_a_00284

2012

Scholarly publications

Buringh, E., van Zanden, J. L., & bosker, M. (2012). The rise and decline of European parliaments, 1188-1789. The Economic History Review, 65(3), 835-861.
van Zanden, J. L., Buringh, E., & Bosker, E. M. (2012). The rise and decline of European parliaments, 1188–1789. Economic history review, 65(3), 835-861. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-0289.2011.00612.x/abstract
Buringh, E., van Zanden, J. L., & Bosker, E. M. (2012). Soldiers and booze, the rise and decline of a Roman market economy in north-western Europe. CGEH Working paper series, 32(June 2012). http://www.cgeh.nl/sites/default/files/WorkingPapers/CGEH%20WP%20No32%20Buringh%20vanZanden%20Bosker.pdf

2011

Scholarly publications

Buringh, E. (2011). Medieval manuscript production in the Latin West; explorations with a global database. (Global Economic History series ed.) Brill.

2009

Scholarly publications

Buringh, E., & van Zanden, J. L. (2009). Charting the “rise of the West”. Manuscript and printed books in Europe, a long-term perspective from the sixth through eighteenth centuries. The Journal of Economic History, 69(2), 409-445.
Buringh, E. (2009). On medieval manuscript production in the Latin West, explorations with a global database. [Doctoral thesis 2 (Research NOT UU / Graduation UU), Utrecht University]. Utrecht University.
van Zanden, J. L., & Buringh, E. (2009). 'Charting the "Rise of the West": Manuscripts and Printed Books in Europe, a long-term perspective from the sixth through the eighteenth centuries. Journal of Economic History, 69(2), 409-445. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-economic-history/article/charting-the-rise-of-the-west-manuscripts-and-printed-books-in-europe-a-long-term-perspective-from-the-sixth-through-eighteenth-centuries/0740F5F9030A706BB7E9FACCD5D975D4

Other output

Bosker, E. M., & Buringh, E. (2009). "City seeds, the origin of European cities". Paper presented at Paper presented at the World Economic History Congress in Utrecht, 2009 and to be presented in San Francisco in 2009..

2005

Scholarly publications

Buringh, E. (2005). Treating medieval manuscripts as fossils. Science, 309, 699-699.

2000

Scholarly publications

Buringh, E., Fischer, P., & Hoek, G. (2000). Is SO2 a causative factor for the PM-associated mortality risks in the Netherlands. Inhalation Toxicology, 12, 55-60.