Readership: Scholars and students of classics, Roman history, economic history, archaeology.
Edited by Alan Bowman, Camden Professor of Ancient History, University of Oxford, and Andrew Wilson, Professor of the Archaeology of the Roman Empire, Universiy of Oxford
"well-edited and nicely-produced" - A. J. Parker, International Journal of Nautical Archaeology
1: Alan Bowman & Andrew Wilson: Introduction. Quantifying the Roman economy: integration, growth, decline?
2: Elio Lo Cascio: Urbanization as a proxy of demographic and economic growth
3: Roger Bagnall: Response to Elio Lo Cascio
II. Field survey and demography
4: Willem Jongman: Archaeology, demography, and Roman economic growth
5: Elizabeth Fentress: Peopling the countryside: Roman demography in the Albegna Valley and Jerba
6: David Mattingly: Peopling ancient landscapes: potential and problems
7: Alan Bowman: Quantifying Egyptian agriculture
8: Roger Bagnall: Response to Alan Bowman
9: Andrew Wilson: Approaches to quantifying Roman trade
10: Michael Fulford: Approaches to quantifying Roman trade: response
11: William Harris: A comment on Andrew Wilson: 'Approaches to quantifying Roman trade'
12: Bruce Hitchner: Coinage and metal supply
13: Matthew Ponting: Roman silver coinage: mints, metallurgy, and production
14: Chris Howgego: Some numismatic approaches to quantifying the Roman economy
VI. Prices, earnings and standards of living
15: Dominic Rathbone: Earnings and costs: living standards and the Roman economy
16: Bob Allen: How prosperous were the Romans?
17: Walter Scheidel: New ways of studying incomes in the Roman economy