-“Free Bank Failures: Risky Bonds vs. Undiversified Portfolios”, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking Vol. 42 (2010), pp. 1565-1587.
-“Bank-Specific Default Risk In The Pricing Of Bank Note Discounts” Journal of Economic History Vol. 71 (2011), pp. 950-975.
-“Estimating Antebellum Passenger Costs: A Hub-and-Spoke Approach” Historical Methods Vol. 45 (2012), pp. 93-101.
-“Land, Location, and Labor: Accounting for Racial Differences in Postbellum Cotton Production” (with Neil Canaday) Explorations in Economic History Vol. 49 (2012), pp. 291-302.
-“Banks, Free Banks, and Economic Growth” (with Peter Rousseau) Economic Inquiry Vol. 51 (2013), pp. 1603–1621.
-“State Banks and the National Banking Acts: Measuring the Response to Increased Financial Regulation, 1860–1870” Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking Vol. 45 (2013), pp. 379–399.
-"Buckling the Manufacturing Belt: Increased Financial Regulations and U.S. Industrialization, 1850-1900" Revised and Resubmitted Journal of Economic History
-"Sales and Firm Entry: The Case of Wal-Mart" (with PJ Glandon) Revised and Resubmitted Southern Economic Journal
-"Quantifying Wildcat Banking" (with Jeremy Atack)
-"Rural Land and Inequality and the Development of a New Credit System in the South After the Civil War, 1860-1900" (with Price Fishback)
-"The Rise of Commercial Bank Deposits in the United States" (With Peter Rousseau)
-"American Banking and the Transportation Revolution Before the Civil War" (with Jeremy Atack and Peter Rousseau)
-"The Evolution of Bank Supervision: Evidence from U.S. States" (With Kris Mitchener)
-Review of Kenneth D. Garbade’s “Birth of a Market: The U.S. Treasry Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression” forthcoming Economic History Review.
Archival and Data Collection Projects
- U.S. Passenger Costs – 1837, 1849, 1856, 1859, 1867
- National Bank Balance Sheets – Comptroller of the Currency – 1865-1915
- State Bank Balance Sheets – Various State Banking Department Records – 1863-1914