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:Market integration and convergence in the world wheat market, 1800-2000 Author(s):FEDERICO, Giovanni; PERSSON, Karl GunnarDate:2007Citation:
- HATTON Tim, O’ROURKE Kevin, Alan M. TAYLOR (eds) The new comparative economic history : essays in honor of Jeffrey G. Williamson, Cambridge, Mass, MIT Press, c2007, 2007, 87-114
Type:Contribution to bookAbstract:This paper argues that the conventional view which sees international transport costs reductions as the major force in price convergence cannot be upheld when the period under scrutiny is extended to the last two centuries. ...
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:Market power on the colonial frontier? Evidence from São Paulo 1800-1840 Author(s):FEDERICO, Giovanni; PAIXAO, RicardoDate:2009Citation:
- Revista de Historia Económica, 2009; 27, 1, 17-36
Title:Ma l’agricoltura meridionale era davvero arretrata? Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2007Citation:
- Rivista di Politica Economica, 2007, 97, 317-340
Title:A Short-Lived Backlash: The political economy of wheat protection in Europe in the first half of the 19th century Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2009Type:Working PaperSeries/Number:EUI RSCAS; 2009/61Abstract:In the first half of the 19th century, the wheat trade policy in Western European countries followed a major political cycle, featuring a massive increase in protection in the late 1810s and early 1820s, and a slow process ...
Title:Il commercio estero italiano: 1862-1950 Author(s):FEDERICO, Giovanni; NATOLI, Sandra; TATTARA, Giuseppe; VASTA, MichelangeloDate:2011Citation:
- Bari, Laterza, 2011, Collana Storica della Banca d'Italia, Statistiche storiche, IV
Type:BookAbstract:Il volume ricostruisce i dati del commercio estero italiano dall’Unità d’Italia al 1950. Il commercio estero, anche per i suoi legami con la crescita, è stato sempre al centro del dibattito sulla politica economica.
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 ...