Environmental economic history

New article by James Fenske and Namrata Kala: "Environmental economic history"
A global literature has developed that illuminates the reciprocal and dynamic relationship between humans and their environment in other regions across the world This column, which first appeared as a chapter in a recent Vox eBook, surveys on two topics in the literature: the impact of geographic endowments and the impact of environmental shocks on historical and long-run development. 

Full article available on voxeu.org