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:The 'real' puzzle of sharecropping: why is it disappearing? Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2006Citation:
- Continuity and change, 2006, 21, 2, 261-285
Type:ArticleAbstract:Ce qui s'écrit à propos du métayage traite pour une bonne partie des raisons pour lesquelles on se trouve adopter une forme de contrat apparemment aussi irrationnelle. Les hypothèses que formule la théorie à ce propos n'ont ...
Title:Market Power on the Colonial Frontier? Evidence From Sao Paulo 1800-1840 Author(s):FEDERICO, Giovanni; PAIXAO, RicardoDate:2009Citation:
- Revista de Historia Economica, 2009, 27, 1, 17-36
Type:ArticleAbstract:Economists often assume that agricultural markets in history were competitive, and all producers received the same price. in contrast, most agricultural historians deem prices to differ among agents, according to their ...
Title:Was Industrialization An Escape From the Commodity Lottery? Evidence From Italy, 1861-1939 Author(s):FEDERICO, Giovanni; VASTA, MichelangeloDate:2010Citation:
- Explorations In Economic History, 2010, 47, 2, 228-243
Type:ArticleAbstract:The specialization in exporting primary products is frequently deemed harmful for long-run development, because it increases volatility of terms of trade and thus the number and frequency of macroeconomic shocks. One would ...
Title:Agriculture and economic development in Italy 1861-1939 Author(s):FEDERICO, GiovanniDate:2009Citation:
- LAINS, Pedro; PINILLA, Vicente (eds) Agriculture and Economic Development in Europe since 1870, UK, Routledge, 2009, 234-254
Type:Contribution to book
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 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 ...