Teacher-directed scientific change: The case of the English Scientific Revolution
An empirical investigation of how knowledge transmission between teachers and students shaped the direction of research at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge during the Scientific Revolution
What shaped the mobility of British scientists during the time of the Industrial Revolution?
Flow of Ideas: Economic Societies and the Rise of Useful Knowledge
(with Erik Hornung and Francesco Cinnirella) Economic societies emerged during the late eighteenth-century. We argue that these institutions reduced the costs of accessing useful knowledge by adopting, producing, and diffusing new ideas.
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