Ritratto di jacob.weisdorf@uniroma1.it

For students wishing to write a master thesis in economic (or business) history:

Please read the document available for download in the grey box to the right carefully prior to contacting me.

 

For students of Economic History in English in the autumn of 2021:

Course information, teaching materials, and exam dates will be posted on the course's google classroom's website:

https://classroom.google.com/c/MzkxNjk1MTcwMDg2?cjc=l4okew7

Please note that you need to have an @uniroma1.it email address in order to access the classroom website. Lectures are:

Mondays 11-13 in Aula Vittorio Marrama

Tuesdays 9-11 in Aula 1D

Wednesdays 11-13 in Auletta di lingue-A

The first lecture is Monday 27 February at 11-13 2021. Online links to the lectures are found here: 

https://web.uniroma1.it/fac_economia/archivionotizie/collegamenti-online-alle-aule 

 

For students of Business History in English in the spring of 2022:

Course information and exam dates will be posted via the course's google classroom's website (Moodle link to the right) in due time. Lectures start in late February or early March 2022. 

Office hours (October to December): Tuesdays 11-13

Permanent link to CV: https://sites.google.com/view/jacobweisdorf/cv

CURRICULUM VITAE
(April 2021)

Surname: Weisdorf
First names: Jacob Louis
Citizenship: Danish
Current post: Full Professor of Economic History

Faculty of Economics, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Website: https://sites.google.com/view/jacobweisdorf

EDUCATION
2012 Doctoral degree in Economic History, University of Lund
2004 Doctoral degree in Economics, University of Copenhagen
2000 MSc in Economics, University of Copenhagen
1998 BSc in Economics, University of Copenhagen

MAIN ACADEMIC POSTS
2019 - present Full Professor of Economic History, Faculty of Economics, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
2012 - 2019 Full Professor of Economics, Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark
2008 - 2012 Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen
2005 - 2008 Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen

OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSTS
2017 - 2019 Visiting Fellow, Sant Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa
2017 - 2019 Visiting Professor, University of Rome La Sapienza
2015 Visiting Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata
2014 - present Research Associate, Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), Warwick
2013 - 2019 Trustee, European Historical Economics Society (EHES)
2012 - present Research Fellow, Centre of Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London
2011 - 2014 Visiting Fellow, Utrecht University
2010 - 2016 Expert commentator, Posthumus Institute, the Netherlands, 2010-2016
2010 - 2011 Jean Monnet Fellow, European University Institute, Florence
2009 Junior Visiting Professor, LUISS University, Rome
2007 Marie Curie Fellow, Paris School of Economics, Paris

RESEARCH GRANTS AWARDED (PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR)
2019 Project: The wealth and poverty of nations reconsidered, Carlsberg Foundation ( 125,000)
2014 - 2017 Project: The Economic History of Christian Africans, Danish Research Council ( 570,497)
2012 - 2014 Project: Human Capital Formation from Occupations, EU FP7 PEOPLE Grant ( 255,060)
2009 Project: The Working Year of English Day Labourers, Danish Research Council ( 47,018)
2004 Project: Early Economic Developments, Danish Research Council ( 9,403)

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIEES
2021 - present Member of the editorial board: Journal of Economic History
2020 - present Member of the advisory board: Rivista di Storia Economica
2015 - present Member of the advisory board: Scandinavian Economic History Review
2011 - 2015 Co-Editor-in-Chief: Scandinavian Economic History Review
2011 - 2015 Member of the editorial board: Review of Economics and Institutions
2009 - present Member of the editorial board: Cliometrica
2008 - present Member of the advisory board: Journal of Maltese History

PRIZES
The Royal Economic Society Prize for best paper published in the Economic Journal in 2019
The Figuerola Prize for the best paper published in the European Review of Economic History, 2011-12
The Zeuthen Prize for best Master Thesis in Economics at the University of Copenhagen, 2000

REFEREEING ACTIVITIES

American Economic Review, Canadian Journal of Economics, Cliometrica, Current Anthropology, Economica, Economic History Review, Economic History of Developing Region, Economic Inquiry, Economic Journal, Economic Theory, Economics and Human Biology, European Review of Economic History, Explorations in Economic History, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Review of Social History, Journal of Demographic Economics, Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Economic History, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, Journal of International Development, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Population Economics, Low Countries Journal, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Metronomica, Oxford Economic Papers, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Economic Studies, Scandinavian Economic History Review, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, World Archeology.

PEDAGOGICAL TRANING

2006 MSc Thesis Supervision Methods, Copenhagen Business School
2005 Methods of Examination, Copenhagen Business School
2004 Methods of Applied Teaching, Copenhagen Business School
1997 Higher Education Teaching, University of Copenhagen

COURSES TAUGHT

2020 - present Economic History (graduate level), Sapienza University of Rome
2020 - present Business History (graduate level), Sapienza University of Rome
2018 - 2019 Macroeconomics and History (graduate level), University of Southern Denmark
2017 - 2019 The Political Economy of Development (graduate level), University of Southern Denmark
2015 - present How to publish research (post graduate level), various universities
2015 - present How to prepare for an academic career (post graduate level), various universities
2016 - 2019 Demography and Economics (graduate level), University of Southern Denmark
2016 - 2017 The Economic History of Christian Africans (post graduate level), University of Evora
2015 The Colonial Legacy of African Poverty (graduate level), Tor Vergata University of Rome
2015 - 2019 Macroeconomics (undergraduate level), University of Southern Denmark
2008 - 2012 Unified Growth Theory (graduate level), University of Copenhagen
2006 - 2007 Economic Pre-History (graduate level), University of Copenhagen
1997 - 2012 Micro- and Macroeconomics (undergraduate level), University of Copenhagen

CONTACT DETAILS OF PERMANENT REFEREES

Professor of Economic History Robert C. Allen
Nuffield College, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1NF, United Kingdom
Phone: (+44)-01865-278589. Fax: (+44)-01865-281175. E-Mail: bob.allen@nuffield.ox.ac.uk.

Professor of Economics Oded Galor
Department of Economics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Phone: (+401)-863-2117. Fax: (+401)-863-1970. E-Mail: oded_galor@brown.edu.

Professor of Economic History Jane Humphries
All Souls College, Faculty of History, George Street, Oxford OX1 2RL, United Kingdom
Phone: (+44)-1865-615000. Fax: (+44)-1865-250704. E-Mail: jane.humphries@history.ox.ac.uk.

PUBLICATIONS

REFEREED INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ARTICLES

38. Italy and the Little Divergence in Wages and Prices: Evidence from Stable Employment in Rural Areas ,
with M. Rota, Economic History Review 74, pp. 449-470, 2021.

37. A Case of Its Own? A Review of Italy's Colonisation of Eritrea, 1890-1941, with M. Jerven and D. Strangio,
Journal of European Economic History 2, pp. 99-132, 2021.

36. Family standards of living over the long run, England 1280-1850 , with S. Horrell and J. Humphries,
Past & Present 250, pp. 87-134, 2021.

35. Italy and the Little Divergence in Wages and Prices: New Data, New Results , with M. Rota,
Journal of Economic History 80, pp. 931-960, 2020 (lead article).

34. The Blessing of Medicine? Patient Characteristics and Health Outcomes in a Ugandan Mission Hospital, 1908-1970 ,
with S. Doyle and F. Meier zu Selhausen, Social History of Medicine 33, pp. 946-980, 2020.

33. Malthus Missing Women and Children: Demography and Wages in Historical Perspective, England 1280-1850,
with S. Horrell and J. Humphries, European Economic Review 129, pp. 103534, 2020.

32. Human Capital Formation during the First Industrial Revolution: Evidence from the Use of Steam Engines , with
A. Nuvolari and S. de Pleijt, Journal of the European Economic Association 18, pp. 829 889, 2020.

31. Pioneering into the Past: Regional Literacy Developments in Italy Before Italy with C. Ciccarelli,
European Review of Economic History 23, pp. 329 364, 2019.

30. Unreal wages? Real Wages and Economic Growth in England, 1260-1850 , with J. Humphries,
Economic Journal 129, pp. 2867 2887, 2019 (Royal Economics Society Prize winner).

29. Further Evidence of Within-Marriage Fertility Control in Pre-Transitional England , with F. Cinnirella and M. Klemp,
Demography 56, pp. 1557 1572, 2019.

28. Childlessness, Celibacy, and Net Fertility in Pre-Industrial England: the Middle Class Evolutionary Advantage , with
D. de la Croix and E. Schneider, Journal of Economic Growth 24, pp. 223 256, 2019 (lead article).

27. Fecundity, Fertility, and the Formation of Human capital with M. Klemp, Economic Journal 129, pp. 925 960, 2019.

26. Social Mobility among Christian Africans with F. Meier zu Selhausen and M. van Leeuwen,
Economic History Review 71, pp. 1291-1321, 2018.

25. Malthus in the Bedroom: Birth Spacing as Birth Control in Pre-Transitional England ,
with F. Cinnirella and M. Klemp, Demography 54, pp. 413-436, 2017 (lead article).

24. Human Capital Formation from Occupations: The Deskilling Hypothesis Revisited , with S. de Pleijt,
Cliometrica 11, pp. 1-30, 2017 (lead article).

23. A Colonial Legacy of African Gender Inequality? Evidence from Christian Kampala, 1895-2011 with F. Meier zu
Selhausen, Economic History Review 69, pp. 229-57, 2016.

22. The Wages of Women in England, 1260-1850 , with J. Humphries, Journal of Economic History 75, pp. 405-447, 2015.

21. How child costs and survival shaped the industrial revolution and the demographic transition
with H. Strulik, Macroeconomic Dynamics 18, pp. 114-144, 2014.

20. Globalization Revisited: Market integration and the wheat trade from the 18th Century with P. Sharp,
Explorations in Economic History 50:1, pp. 88 98, 2013.

19. Picking Winners? The effect of birth order and migration on parental human capital investments in pre-modern
England , with M. Klemp, C. Minns, and P. Wallis, European Review of Economic History 17:2, pp. 210-232, 2013.

18. The determinants of subsistence income with P. Sharp and H. Strulik,
Journal of Development Economics 97, pp. 112-117, 2012.

17. Citation Success: Evidence from Economic History Journal Publications with G. Di Vaio and D.
Waldenström, Explorations in Economic History 49:1, pp. 92 104, 2012.

16. The Lasting Damage to Mortality of Early-Life Adversity with M. Klemp,
European Review of Economic History 16:3, pp. 233-246, 2012 (lead article).

15. French Revolution or Industrial Revolution? with P. Sharp, Cliometrica 6:1, pp. 79-88, 2012.

14. The Neolithic Revolution from a Price-Theoretic Perspective with R. Guzman,
Journal of Development Economics 96:2, pp. 209-219, 2011.

13. Was there an Industrious Revolution before the Industrial Revolution? with R.C. Allen,
Economic History Review 64:3, pp. 715 729, 2011 (lead article).

12. Survival of the Richest? Patterns of Fertility and Social Mobility in England
with N. Boberg-Fazlic and P. Sharp, European Review of Economic History 15:3, pp. 365-392, 2011 (lead article, Figuerola Prize winner).

11. The Origins of Governments: From Anarchy to Hierarchy , with M. Baker and E. Bulte,
Journal of Institutional Economics 6:2, pp. 215-242, 2010.

10. Product Variety and the Demand for Children with R. Guzman,
Economics Letters 107:1, pp. 74-76, 2010.

9. Ranking Economic History Journals: A Citation-Based Impact Factor Analysis with G. Di Vaio,
Cliometrica 4:1, pp. 1-17, 2010 (lead article).

8. From Preventive to Permissive Checks , with P. Sharp, Cliometrica 3:1, pp. 55-70, 2009.

7. Why did the First Farmers Toil? Human Metabolism and the Origins of Agriculture
European Review of Economic History 13, pp. 157-172, 2009 (lead article).

6. A Malthusian Model for All Seasons , with P. Sharp, Economics Bulletin 29:2, pp. 776-781, 2009.

5. Population, Food and Knowledge: A Simple Unified Growth Theory , with H. Strulik,
Journal of Economic Growth 13:3, pp. 195-216, 2008.

4. Malthus Revisited: Fertility Decision Making based on Quasi-Linear Preferences , Economics Letters 99, pp. 127-
130, 2008.

3. From Domestic Manufacture to Industrial Revolution: Long-Run Growth and Agricultural Development ,
Oxford Economic Papers 58:2, pp. 264-287, 2006.

2. From Foraging to Farming: Explaining the Neolithic Revolution , Journal of Economic Surveys 19:4, pp. 561-586,
2005.

1. From Stagnation to Growth: Revisiting Three Historical Regimes , Journal of Population Economics 17:3, pp. 455
472, 2004.

DISSERTATION BOOKS

2. Malthusian Progress ,
PhD Dissertation in Economic History, Lund Studies in Economic History 56 (ISBN 978-91-7473-200-9), 2011.

1. On the Road to Riches: Aspects of Economic and Demographic Growth from the Stone Age and Beyond ,
PhD Dissertation in Economics, Red Series Publication No 104, University of Copenhagen, 2004.

BOOK CHAPTERS

2. Mission: possible. What church records can tell us about non-Western societies past ,
with F. Meier zu Selhausen (Wageningen) in Matthijs, K., Hin, S., Kok., J., and Matsuo, H. (eds.):
Upside and down and inside out. The future of historical demography. Leuven: Acco, pp. 50-54, 2016.

1. Church Book Registry: A Cliometric View,
Handbook of Cliometrics, Diebolt, C., and M. Haupert (eds.), Springer, pp. 155-174, 2016.

NON-ENGLISH PUBLICATIONS

2. Mercato di lavoro, salari reali e standard di vita a Roma nel XVI di XVII secolo: La evidenze nella costruzione nella
basilica del San Pietro in Vaticano with M. Rota (University Rome La Sapienza ) in di Sante, A., and S. Turriziani
(eds.): Quando la Fabrica costruì San Pietro. Il Formichiere, pp. 101-118, 2016.

1. Classificare le riviste di storia economica: un analisi di fattore d impatto with G. Di Vaio (Bank of Italy)
Rivista di Storia Economica 26:3, pp. 367-375, 2010.

EDITORIALS

1. Scandinavian Economic History Review 2011 2014: A Report , with Alfred Reckendrees,
Scandinavian Economic History Review 63, 102-105.

PAPERS UNDER PEER REVIEW

1. Beyond the Male Breadwinner: Life-Cycle Living Standards of Intact and Disrupted English Working Families,
1260-1850, with Sara Horrell (LSE) and Jane Humphries (Oxford) invited resubmission at the EHR

WORK IN PROGRESS

3. The causes and consequences of general-purpose technological progress: evidence from steam engines
with Leonardo Ridolfi (Siena) and Mara Squicciarini (Bocconi)

2. Colonial Influences, Labour Market Outcomes, and Gender Inequality: Evidence from Christian Converts in Africa
with Felix Meier zu Selhausen (Wageningen)

1. Day Wages and Their Discontents: the Role of Underemployment in the Industrial Revolution

All publications are downloadable from my website: https://sites.google.com/view/jacobweisdorf

ORGANISATION OF CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, PHD COURSES, AND CONGRESS SESSIONS

2019
Cracow WEast Workshop, University of Cracow, Cracow
4th Sound for Seniors Workshop, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
14th Sound Economic History Workshop, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim

2018
3rd Sound for Seniors Workshop, University of Helsinki, Helsinki
13th Sound Economic History Workshop, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg
Living standards in the Mediterranean Basin: A long-run view , WEHC Boston sessions
"The formation of the wage in an early modern global context", WEHC Boston sessions
Vienna WEast Workshop, University of Vienna, Vienna
Pre-industrial Real Wages Workshop, University Carlos III, Madrid

2017
Living standards in the Mediterranean Basin: A long-run view , pre-session workshop of the WEHC in Boston; held at University Rome La Sapienza , Rome
12th Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla
Social, political, economic, and demography change in perspective of colonial transitions , ENIUGH Budapest session
2nd Sound for Seniors Workshop, University of Uppsala, Uppsala
Bucharest WEast Workshop, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest
London WEast Workshop, London University College, London

2016
11th Sound Economic History Workshop, Helsinki University, Helsinki
Moscow WEast Workshop, Moscow School of Economics, Moscow
1st Sound for Seniors Workshop, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg
Prague WEast Workshop, University of Economics, Prague

2015
10th Sound Economic History Workshop, Lund University, Lund
American Income since 1600 , PhD Course by Jeff Williamson (Harvard), University of Southern Denmark
Women work: female labour force participation and earning possibilities in the past , WEHC Kyoto session
Microdata in Sub-Saharan African history , WEHC Kyoto session
Budapest WEast Workshop, Central European University, Budapest

2014
Belgrade WEast Workshop, Belgrade Banking Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
9th Sound Economic History Workshop, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen
Historical Social Mobility in a Global Perspective, Utrecht University, Utrecht

2013
Warsaw FRESH Meeting, Warsaw University, Warsaw
Valencia FRESH Meeting, University of Valencia, Valencia
8th Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Uppsala, Uppsala
Berlin FRESH Meeting, Humboldt University, Berlin
Publish or Perish Workshop, Utrecht University, Utrecht

2012
London FRESH Conference, London School of Economics, London
Groningen FRESH Meeting, University of Groningen, Groningen
Lisbon FRESH Meeting, University of Lisbon, Lisbon
7th Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Tampere, Tampere
Pisa FRESH Meeting, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa
Venice FRESH Winter School, Venice
Munster FRESH Meeting, University of Munster, Munster

2011
Antwerp FRESH Meeting, Antwerp University, Antwerp
6th Sound Economic History Workshop, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen
Gothenburg FRESH Meeting, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg
Gary Becker Revisited , Workshop, European University Institute, Florence
Madrid FRESH Meeting, University Carlos III, Madrid

2010
Stellenbosch FRESH Meeting, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
5th Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Lund
Copenhagen FRESH Meeting, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Belfast FRESH Meeting, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast
Appropriate Growth Theory and Policy , PhD Course by Nicholas Crafts (Warwick), University of Copenhagen

2009
Oxford FRESH Meeting, St. Antony s College, Oxford
4th Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Copenhagen
French Alps FRESH Meeting, Saint-Pierre-d Entremont, France
Financial History , PhD Course by Hans-Joachim Voth (Zurich), University of Copenhagen

2008
Strasbourg FRESH Meeting, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg
Land and Labour Productivity in Pre-Industrial Agriculture , Workshop, University of Copenhagen
3rd Sound Economic History Workshop, Gothenburg University
Unified Growth Theory , PhD course by Oded Galor (Brown), University of Copenhagen
Florence FRESH Meeting, European University Institute, Florence
Life-Cycle Economies , PhD course by David de la Croix (Louvain), University of Copenhagen

2007
Paris FRESH Meeting, Paris School of Economics, Paris
2nd Sound Economic History Workshop, Lund University
Macroeconomics and the Historical Record, Research Seminar Series, University of Copenhagen

2006
Why Economics Needs History (and Vice Versa) , PhD Course by Greg Clark (UC Davis), University of Copenhagen
1st Conference on Early Economic Developments, University of Copenhagen
1st Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Copenhagen

2003
Very Long Run Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence , Workshop, University of Copenhagen

2001
Zeuthen Lectures Workshop, University of Copenhagen

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, AND INVITED SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

2019
The Transnational History of French Industrialisation Before 1914 Workshop, German Historical Institute, Paris
Workshop on political change, social mobility, and inequality in historical perspective, Bocconi University, Milan
Research seminar, Nottingham School of Economics, Nottingham
6th WINIR Conference, University of Lund, Lund
13th European Historical Economics Society Conference, Paris School of Economics, Paris
4th Sound for Seniors Workshop, University of Trondheim, Trondheim
Research seminar, Bocconi University, Milan
Joint Seventh CEPR Economic History Symposium, Banco de Espana, Tarragona
IX Iberometrics Workshop, University of Alcalá, Madrid
11th BETA Workshop in Historical Economics, Strasbourg University, Strasbourg
Economic History Society s Annual Conference, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast
Economic Elites of Ukraine and Central-Eastern Europe (keynote), Lviv Catholic University, Lviv
La Sapienza Economic History Workshop, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome

2018
The New Malthusianism: A Symposium, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
3rd Sound for Seniors Workshop, University of Helsinki, Helsinki
Research seminar, Institute for Advanced Study (IAST), Toulouse
13th Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg
XVIIIth World Economic History Congress, Boston
Working Time in the Past Workshop, London School of Economics, London
Sixth CEPR Economic History Symposium, Banca d'Italia, Rome
Pre-industrial Real Wages Workshop, University Carlos III, Madrid
12th European Social Science History Conference, Belfast
Economic Divergence and Convergence in History Conference, NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Research seminar, University Paris-Dauphine, Paris

2017
Real Wage Workshop, University of Siena, Siena
Living Standards in the Mediterranean Basin Workshop, University Rome La Sapienza, Rome
12th Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla
12th European Historical Economics Society Conference, Tübingen University, Tübingen
5th European Congress on World and Global History, Budapest
2nd Sound for Seniors Workshop, University of Uppsala, Uppsala
8th World Congress of Cliometrics, Strasbourg
Fifth CEPR Economic History Symposium, Bank of England, London
How to prepare for an academic career PhD Course, University of Evora, Evora
Research seminar, University of Evora, Evora
Bucharest WEast Workshop, Bucharest University of Economics Studies, Bucharest
Economic History Seminar, University of Almeria, Almeria
How to prepare for an academic career PhD Course, University Carlos III, Madrid
Research Seminar, University Carlos III, Madrid
Research Seminar, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa

2016
Research Seminar, University of Siena, Siena
How to prepare for an academic career PhD Course, University of Helsinki, Helsinki
ESTER PhD Course, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa
European Society of Historical Demography, Leuven
1st Sound for Seniors Workshop, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg
The Economic History of Christian Africans PhD Course, University of Evora, Evora
How to prepare for an academic career PhD Course, University of Evora, Evora
Population Sources and Gender Workshop, University Pompeu Fabre, Barcelona
How to prepare for an academic career PhD Course, University Rome La Sapienza, Rome
Economic History Society s Annual Conference, Cambridge University, Cambridge
11th European Social Science History Conference, Valencia
Research Seminar, University of Valencia, Valencia
Research Seminar, European University Institute, Florence

2015
Eighth Day of Historical Demography, University of Groningen, Groningen
Research Seminar, Bank of Italy, Rome
African Economic History Workshop, Wageningen University, Wageningen
ESTER PhD Course, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg
11th Conference of the European Historical Economics Society, Pisa
XVIIth World Economic History Congress, Kyoto
ILO Summer School on Gender Economics and Society, University of Turin, Turin
Research Seminar, University Rome La Sapienza, Rome
Research Seminar, University Rome Tor Vergata, Rome
Women in Changing Labour Markets Workshop, Lund University, Lund
Research Seminar, University Catholique de Louvain, Louvain

2014
Global Collaboratory of the History of Labour Relations Workshop, IISH, Amsterdam
Research Seminar, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Pisa
Research Seminar, Groningen University, Groningen
Gender Fest Conference, European University Institute, Florence
ESTER PhD Course, Goethe University, Frankfurt
NWO-ClioInfra Workshop, University of Barcelona, Barcelona
CEPR Economic History Symposium, Vienna, Austria
4th European Congress on World and Global History, Paris
Research Seminar, Uppsala University, Uppsala
Research Seminar, University of Sussex, Brighton
Great Divergence Workshop, University of Warwick in Venice, Venice
9th Sound Workshop, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen
Research Seminar, University of Valencia, Valencia
10th European Social Science History Conference, Vienna
Research Seminar, University of Sheffield, Sheffield
Research Seminar, Paris Dauphine University, Paris
Historical Social Mobility in a Global Perspective Workshop, Utrecht University, Utrecht
Research Seminar, University of Kent, Kent

2013
African Economic History Workshop, University of Lund, Lund
ESTER PhD Course, University of Verona, Verona
Research Seminar, University of Verona, Verona
Research Seminar, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg
Research Seminar, University Tor Vergata, Rome
Research Seminar, University of Barcelona, Barcelona
10th Swedish Economic History Meeting, University of Lund, Lund
Research Seminar, Utrecht University, Utrecht
Research Seminar, Radboud University, Nijmegen
Rural History Seminar, Wageningen University, Wageningen
Research Seminar, Groningen University, Groningen
10th Conference of the European Historical Economics Society, London
Valencia FRESH Meeting, University of Valencia, Valencia
Family Reconstitution Workshop, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
Research Seminar, University of Oxford, Oxford
CEPR Economic History Symposium, Perugia, Italy
Singles in the City Conference, Antwerp University, Antwerp
Publish or Perish Workshop (keynote), Utrecht University, Utrecht
CAGE Long-Run Growth Conference, University of Warwick, Warwick

2012
London FRESH Conference, London School of Economics, London
Groningen FRESH Meeting, University of Groningen, Groningen
Research Seminar, University of Groningen, Groningen
Real Wage Workshop, IISH, Amsterdam
Research Seminar, University of Munster, Munster
Lisbon FRESH Meeting, University of Lisbon, Lisbon
ESTER PhD Course, University of Gent, Gent
XVIIIth World Economic History Congress, Stellenbosch
Research Seminar, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
7th Sound Workshop, University of Tampere, Tampere
8th BETA Workshop, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg
Research Seminar, University Carlos III, Madrid
Research Seminar, University of Valencia, Valencia
Pisa FRESH Meeting, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa
8th European Social Science History Conference, Glasgow
Economic History Society s Annual Conference, University of Oxford, Oxford

2011
Quantifying Knowledge Workshop, University of Utrecht, Utrecht
Sixth Low Countries Conference, Posthumus Institute, Antwerp
Antwerp FRESH Meeting, University of Antwerp, Antwerp
ESTER PhD Course, University of Évora, Évora
Research Seminar, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
6th Sound Economic History Workshop, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen
9th Conference of the European Historical Economics Society, Dublin
Swedish Economic History Conference, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg
Gothenburg FRESH Meeting, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg
Berlin Colloquium, Research in Economic History, University of Humboldt, Berlin
Augustin Cournot Doctoral Course (keynote), University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg
Research Seminar, IFO Institute, Munich
Gary Becker Revisited workshop, European University Institute, Florence
Research Seminar, London School of Economics, London
Research Seminar, Utrecht University, Utrecht

2010
European Review of Economic History Fast-Track Initiative, Lisbon
ESTER PhD Course, University of Vienna, Vienna
Towards Sustained Economic Growth Workshop, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Marriage patterns and economic development , Utrecht University, Utrecht
Tubingen Human Capital Workshop, Tubingen
Fifth Summer School of the Globaleuronet, Carlos III University, Madrid
Copenhagen FRESH Meeting, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Economic History Society s Annual Conference, University of Durham, Durham
Research Seminar, European University Institute, Florence

2009
Strasbourg Cliometrics PhD Course, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg
Oxford FRESH Meeting, St. Antony s College, University of Oxford, Oxford
4th Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Research Seminar, University of Lund, Lund
French Alps FRESH Meeting, Saint Pierre d Entremont, French Alps
8th Conference of the European Historical Economics Society, Geneva
XVth World Economic History Congress, Utrecht
Research Seminar, Brasenose College, University of Oxford, Oxford
Research Seminar, LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome
Research Seminar, University of Perugia, Perugia
Research Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen

2008
Research Seminar, Tubingen University, Tubingen
Strasbourg FRESH Meeting, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg
Land and Labour Productivity in Pre-Industrial Agriculture Workshop, Copenhagen
3rd Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg
RTN Unifying the European Experience Conference, Jagiellonian University, Krakow
Research Seminar, Lund University, Lund
Research Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Summer School Economic and Social Inequalities in Historical Perspective , PSE, Paris
Research Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
4th BETA Workshop, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg
European Review of Economic History Fast-Track Conference, Paris
Florence FRESH Meeting, European University Institute, Florence
7th European Social Science History Conference, Lisbon
Research Seminar, LUISS University, Rome

2007
Institutional and Social Dynamics of Growth and Distribution, University of Pisa, Lucca
Paris FRESH Meeting, Paris School of Economics, Paris
3rd RTN Summer Symposium, CEPR, London
2nd Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Lund, Lund
ESF-Globaleuronet Summer School Why (Not) Europe , University of Tartu, Tartu
7th Conference of the European Historical Economics Society, University of Lund, Lund
RTN Workshop Unifying the European Experience , European University Institute, Florence
Research Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Research Seminar, European University Institute, Florence
Graduate Research Seminar, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, Oxford

2006
Research Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
1st Conference on Early Economic Developments, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
XIV World Economic History Congress, University of Helsinki, Helsinki
Summer School Unifying the European Experience , European University Institute, Florence
1st Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Research Seminar, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg
Research Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen

2005
RTN Workshop Unifying the European Experience , University of Warwick, Warwick
Research Seminar, University Catholique de Louvain, Louvain
Research Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Research seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen

2003
4th EDGE Conference, University of Aix-en-Provence, Aix-en-Provence
Very Long Run Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence , Workshop, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen

Insegnamento Codice Anno Corso - Frequentare
ECONOMIC HISTORY 1051809 2021/2022 Economia politica - Economics
BUSINESS HISTORY 10592557 2021/2022 Management delle imprese - Business Management
BUSINESS HISTORY 10592557 2020/2021 Management delle imprese - Business Management
ECONOMIC HISTORY 1051809 2020/2021 Economia politica - Economics
BUSINESS HISTORY 10592557 2019/2020 Management delle imprese
ECONOMIC HISTORY 1051809 2018/2019 Economia politica
Titolo Rivista Anno
Family standards of living over the long run, England 1280-1850 PAST & PRESENT 2021
Italy and the little divergence in wages and prices: evidence from stable employment in rural areas THE ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW 2020
Italy and the Little Divergence in Wages and Prices: New Data, New Results THE JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY 2020
Malthus's missing women and children: demography and wages in historical perspective, England 1280-1850 EUROPEAN ECONOMIC REVIEW 2020
Pioneering into the past: Regional literacy developments in Italy before Italy EUROPEAN REVIEW OF ECONOMIC HISTORY 2019
Unreal Wages? Real Income and Economic Growth in England, 1260-1850 ECONOMIC JOURNAL 2019
Childlessness, celibacy and net fertility in pre-industrial England: the middle-class evolutionary advantage JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC GROWTH 2019
Further Evidence of Within-Marriage Fertility Control in Pre-Transitional England DEMOGRAPHY 2019
Human Capital Formation during the First Industrial Revolution: Evidence from the use of Steam Engines JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION 2019
The Blessings of Medicine? Patient Characteristics and Health Outcomes in a Ugandan Mission Hospital, 1908–1970 SOCIAL HISTORY OF MEDICINE 2019
Fecundity, fertility and the formation of human capital ECONOMIC JOURNAL 2018
Social mobility among Christian Africans: evidence from Anglican marriage registers in Uganda, 1895–2011 ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW 2018
Malthus in the Bedroom: Birth Spacing as Birth Control in Pre-Transition England DEMOGRAPHY 2017
Human capital formation from occupations: the ‘deskilling hypothesis’ revisited CLIOMETRICA 2017
Mercato del lavoro, salari reali e standard di vita a Roma nel XVI e XVII secolo: le evidenze nella costruzione della Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano 2016
A colonial legacy of african gender inequality? Evidence from Christian Kampala, 1895-2011 ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW 2016
Church book registry: A cliometric view 2016
Mission: possible – what church records can tell us about non-Western societies’ demographic past 2016
The wages of women in England, 1260-1850 THE JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY 2015
Scandinavian Economic History Review 2011–2014:a report by Alfred Reckendrees and Jacob Weisdorf SCANDINAVIAN ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW 2015
Dipartimento
METODI E MODELLI PER L'ECONOMIA, IL TERRITORIO, LA FINANZA
SSD

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