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Markets and Famines: Some Evidence from India and Ireland

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Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Cormac Ó Gráda ()

Working Papers from College Dublin, Department of Political Economy-

Abstract: The paper offers a simple test of spatial integration in food markets during famines. It applies the test to two data sets; one for India between the 1860s and the 1910s, the other for Ireland during the Great Famine of the 1840s.

Keywords: MARKETS; ECONOMIC HISTORY; PENURIE ALIMENTAIRE (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: N O (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1997
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