Title:Market integration and market efficiency. The case of 19th century Italy Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2007Citation:
- Explorations in economic history 2007, 44, 293-316
Type:ArticleAbstract:This paper examines market integration in Italy in the 19th century, focusing on wheat. Wheat prices converged well before political Unification (1859–1861) but the process halted during the 1860s only to resume in the ...
Title:Ma l’agricoltura meridionale era davvero arretrata? Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2007Citation:
- Rivista di Politica Economica, 2007, 97, 317-340
Title:How much do we know about market integration in Europe? Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2012Citation:
- Economic History Review, 2012, Vol. 65, No. 2, pp. 470-497
Type:ArticleAbstract:The literature on commodity market integration has boomed in the last 15 years, and a sort of consensus is slowly emerging, at least with regard to trends in the last two centuries. This article argues that this consensus ...
Title:The “real” puzzle of share-cropping: why is it disappearing? Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2006Citation:
- Continuity and change, 2006, 21, 2, 261-285
Type:ArticleAbstract:Most of the literature on sharecropping deals with the reasons for the adoption of an allegedly irrational contract. Empirical testing of theoretical hypotheses is comparatively under-developed and the data on the worldwide ...
Title:A proposito di Stefano Fenoaltea, 'L'economia italaina dall'Unità alla Grande Guerra', Bari-Roma 2006 Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2006Citation:
- Rivista di Storia Economica, 2006, 22, 3, 344-351
Title:The cost of railroad regulation : the disintegration of American agricultural markets in the interwar period Author(s):FEDERICO, Giovanni; SHARP, PaulDate:2013Citation:
- Economic History Review, 2013, Vol. 66, No. 4, pp. 1017-1038
Type:ArticleAbstract:This article investigates the costs of transport regulation using the example of agricultural markets in the US. Using a large database of prices by state of agricultural commodities, we find that dispersion fell for many ...
Title:The corn laws in continental perspective Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2012Citation:
- European Review of Economic History, 2012, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 166-187
Type:ArticleAbstract:Duties on wheat were the mainstay of trade policy in Europe in the first half of the nineteenth century. This paper documents the changes in policy of seven wheat-importing countries of Western Europe and interprets them ...
Title:Progress, Decline, Growth. Product and Productivity in Italian Agriculture 1000-2000 Author(s):FEDERICO, Giovanni; MALANIMA, PaoloDate:2004Citation:
- Economic history review , 2004, 57, 437-464
Title:The Growth of World Agricultural Production, 1800-1938 Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2004Citation:
- Research in economic history, 2004, 22, 125-181