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Workplace:Dipartimento di Economia Politica e Statistica (Department of Economics and Statistics), Facoltà di Economia "Richard M. Goodwin" (Faculty of Economics), Università degli Studi di Siena (University of Siena), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2021

  1. Persistence studies: a new kind of economic history?
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads
  2. The State of the Art of Economic History: The Uneasy Relation with Economics
    Working Papers, New York University Abu Dhabi, Department of Social Science Downloads View citations (1)

2020

  1. British-French technology transfer from the Revolution to Louis Philippe (1791-1844): evidence from patent data
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  2. Inequality in Pre-Industrial Europe (1260-1850): New Evidence from the Labour Share
    Working Papers, New York University Abu Dhabi, Department of Social Science Downloads
    Also in Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena (2020) Downloads
  3. The two Revolutions in Economic History
    Working Papers, European Historical Economics Society (EHES) Downloads
  4. Three tribes: the uneasy relations between economics and economic history
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads

2019

  1. Can school centralisation foster human capital accumulation? A quasi-experiment from early XX century Italy
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Three different tribes: how the relationship between economics and economic history has evolved in the 21st century
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2018

  1. Ninety years of publications in Economic History: evidence from the top five field journals (1927-2017)
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads

2017

  1. The Origins of the Italian Regional Divide: Evidence from Real Wages, 1861-1913
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The curious case of the coexistence of two “access-orders”: Explaining the Italian regional divide
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads

2016

  1. Does centralisation foster human capital accumulation? Quasi-experimental evidence from Italy’s Liberal Age
    Working Papers, Economic History Society Downloads View citations (2)
  2. What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur? Historical Evidence from Italy (XIX-XX Centuries)
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. The enduring logic: the history of business groups in Italy
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The geography of innovation in Italy, 1861-1913: evidence from patent data
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic History Society (2014) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in European Review of Economic History (2017)
  3. What Do We Really Know About Protection Before The Great Depression: Evidence From Italy
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2015)

2014

  1. Discovering the dark heart of Italian capitalism: a perspective from Supreme Court legal cases and business consultants’ analyses (1950s-1970s)
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads

2013

  1. A counterfactual analysis of the bank-industry relationship in Italy, 1913-1936
    Department of Economics (DEMB), University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Economics "Marco Biagi" Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Independent invention in Italy during the Liberal Age, 1861-1913
    Working Papers, Economic History Society Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2015)

2012

  1. Happy 150th Birthday Italy? Institutions and Economic Performance Since 1861
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Passive Modernization? The New Human Development Index and Its Components in Italy’s Regions (1871-2007)
    UHE Working papers, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Departament d'Economia i Història Econòmica, Unitat d'Història Econòmica Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in European Review of Economic History (2015)
  3. The Ghost in the Attic? The Italian National Innovation System in Historical Perspective, 1861-2011
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (5)

2011

  1. Opening the black box of Entrepreneurship: the Italian case in a historical perspective
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Business History (2014)

2010

  1. Boundaries and governance of Italian state-owned enterprise: a quantitative approach
    Working Papers, University of Milano-Bicocca, Department of Economics Downloads

2009

  1. Italian Entrepreneurship: Conjectures and Evidence from a Historical Perspective
    Working Papers, University of Milano-Bicocca, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Italian export capacity in the long run perspective (1861-2009): a tortuous path to keep the position
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Was industrialization an escape from the commodity lottery? Evidence from Italy, 1861-1940
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. The Italian Corporate Network, 1952-1983: New Evidence Using the Interlocking Directorates Technique
    Center for Economic Research (RECent), University of Modena and Reggio E., Dept. of Economics "Marco Biagi" Downloads

2007

  1. Size, Structure, and Strategies: Insolvency and "The Nature of the Firm" in Italy, 1920S-1970S
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads
  2. The Human Development Index in Historical Perspective: Italy from Political Unification to the Present Day
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (15)

2003

  1. The structure of Italian capitalism, 1952-1972: New evidence using the interlocking directorates technique
    Department of Economics, University of Modena and Reggio E., Faculty of Economics "Marco Biagi" Downloads View citations (17)

Journal Articles

2021

  1. A “Silent Revolution”: school reforms and Italy’s educational gender gap in the Liberal Age (1861–1921)
    Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2021, 15, (1), 203-229 Downloads
    Also in Cliometrica, 2021, 15, (1), 203-229 (2021) Downloads
  2. Correction to: A “Silent Revolution”: school reforms and Italy’s educational gender gap in the Liberal Age (1861–1921)
    Cliometrica, 2021, 15, (3), 787-788 Downloads
  3. Financing firms: Beyond the dichotomy between banks and markets
    Business History, 2021, 63, (6), 877-891 Downloads
  4. The race between the snail and the tortoise: skill premium and early industrialization in Italy (1861–1913)
    Cliometrica, 2021, 15, (1), 1-42 Downloads
    Also in Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2021, 15, (1), 1-42 (2021) Downloads

2020

  1. A tale of two Italies: ‘access-orders’ and the Italian regional divide
    Scandinavian Economic History Review, 2020, 68, (1), 1-22 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Bankruptcy Laws Around Europe (1850–2015): Institutional Change and Institutional Features
    Enterprise & Society, 2020, 21, (4), 936-990 Downloads
  3. Can school centralization foster human capital accumulation? A quasi‐experiment from early twentieth‐century Italy
    Economic History Review, 2020, 73, (1), 159-184 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Notes on the Research Project. L’istruzione in Italia tra Sette e Ottocento Coordi- nated by Angelo Bianchi
    Rivista di storia economica, 2020, (2), 231-237 Downloads
  5. The long-term evolution of economic history: evidence from the top five field journals (1927–2017)
    Cliometrica, 2020, 14, (1), 1-39 Downloads
    Also in Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2020, 14, (1), 1-39 (2020) Downloads

2019

  1. Directors and syndics in corporate networks: Argentina and Italy compared (1913–1990)
    Business History, 2019, 61, (4), 603-628 Downloads
  2. Patenting the Risorgimento: Economic Integration and the Formation of the Italian Patent System (1855–1872)
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 2019, 60, (1), 93-122 Downloads
  3. Searching for the origins of Italy's economic decline
    L'industria, 2019, (2), 197-222 Downloads
  4. The Origins of the Italian Regional Divide: Evidence from Real Wages, 1861–1913
    The Journal of Economic History, 2019, 79, (1), 63-98 Downloads View citations (16)

2018

  1. Reassessing the Italian “Economic Miracleâ€: Law, Firms’ Governance, and Management, 1950–1973
    Business History Review, 2018, 92, (2), 281-306 Downloads
  2. What makes a successful (and famous) entrepreneur? Historical evidence from Italy (XIX-XX centuries)
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2018, 27, (3), 425-447 Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Reassessing the bank–industry relationship in Italy, 1913–1936: a counterfactual analysis
    Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2017, 11, (2), 183-216 Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Cliometrica, 2017, 11, (2), 183-216 (2017) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The geography of innovation in Italy, 1861–1913: evidence from patent data
    European Review of Economic History, 2017, 21, (3), 326-356 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. The only way to grow? Italian Business groups in historical perspective
    Business History, 2016, 58, (1), 30-48 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Happy 150th Anniversary, Italy? Institutions and Economic Performance Since 1861
    Enterprise & Society, 2015, 16, (2), 291-312 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Independent invention in Italy during the Liberal Age, 1861–1913
    Economic History Review, 2015, 68, (3), 858-886 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Large and entangled: Italian business groups in the long run
    Business History, 2015, 57, (1), 64-96 Downloads
  4. Passive modernization? The new human development index and its components in Italy's regions (1871–2007)
    European Review of Economic History, 2015, 19, (1), 44-66 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  5. The Ghost in the Attic? The Italian National Innovation System in Historical Perspective, 1861–2011
    Enterprise & Society, 2015, 16, (2), 270-290 Downloads View citations (11)
  6. Wealthy by Accident? Firm Structure, Institutions, and Economic Performance in 150 (+4) Years of Italian History: Introduction to the Special Forum
    Enterprise & Society, 2015, 16, (2), 215-224 Downloads View citations (2)
  7. What Do We Really Know about Protection before the Great Depression: Evidence from Italy
    The Journal of Economic History, 2015, 75, (4), 993-1029 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Opening the black box of entrepreneurship: The Italian case in a historical perspective
    Business History, 2014, 56, (2), 161-186 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. The Italian Corporate Network After the “Golden Age†(1972–1983): From Centrality to Marginalization of State-Owned Enterprises
    Enterprise & Society, 2012, 13, (2), 378-413 Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Companies' insolvency and ‘the nature of the firm’ in Italy, 1920s–70s1
    Economic History Review, 2010, 63, (1), 137-164 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Was industrialization an escape from the commodity lottery? Evidence from Italy, 1861-1939
    Explorations in Economic History, 2010, 47, (2), 228-243 Downloads

2007

  1. A caccia di informazioni accurate sui «fantasmi». Una proposta per l’analisi del fabbisogno professionale e formativo
    ECONOMIA PUBBLICA, 2007, 2007/5-6, (5-6), 115-141 Downloads

2001

  1. Tecnologia, salari e capitale umano: i risultati di una indagine sul campo
    ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE, 2001, 2001/112, (112) Downloads

2000

  1. Caratteristiche industriali e occupazionali del terzo settore: il caso della Toscana
    ECONOMIA PUBBLICA, 2000, 2000/6, (6) Downloads

1997

  1. Banks and industry in Italy, 1911–36: new evidence using the interlocking directorates technique1
    Financial History Review, 1997, 4, (2), 139-159 Downloads View citations (5)

Edited books

2010

  1. Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Evolution of Italian Enterprises in the 20th Century
    Contributions to Economics, Springer View citations (1)

Chapters

2013

  1. Explaining Entrepreneurial Success: Evidence from the Italian Case (Nineteenth–Twentieth Centuries)
    Palgrave Macmillan

2010

  1. Big Business (1913–2001)
    Chapter 2 in Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy, 2010 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Introduction: Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy
    Chapter 1 in Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy, 2010 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. State-owned Enterprises (1936–83)
    Chapter 3 in Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy, 2010 Downloads View citations (13)

2006

  1. Firm performance (1900–1971)
    Springer
  2. Ownership and control in Italian capitalism (1911–1972)
    Springer
  3. The concentration of the industrial structure (1913–1971)
    Springer
  4. The historiography
    Springer
  5. The largest 200 manufacturing firms (1913–2001)
    Springer
 
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