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Revised version of, Historical Political Futures Markets: An International Perspective (NBER WP #14377).
Earlier draft with additional details: NBER Working Paper No. 12156
Data sources for this paper are contained in the following book chapter:
Local Liquor Control from 1934 to 1970 (with F. Oberholzer-Gee). In Public Choice Interpretations of American Economic History (ed. Heckelman, Moorhouse, Whaples), 1999.
Note: Link to MIT thesis site.