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Federico, G., Tena Junguito, A. (2016). World trade, 1800-1938: a new data-set. EHES Working Papers in Economic History, n. 93.

This website contains annual series of trade by polity from 1800 to 1938 which sum as series for continent and world.



WP 18-07, Prados de la Escosura, Leandro; Well-being Inequality in the Long Run

WP 18-06, Fernández, Eva; Santiago Caballero, Carlos; Economic inequality in Madrid, 1500-1840

Figuerola Workshop “Preindustrial wages and living standards in Spain”

Organized by the Figuerola Institute of History and Social Sciences of the Carlos III University of Madrid.


The workshop will take place on May 10 and 11 at Puerta de Toledo Campus of the Carlos III University of Madrid, classroom 1.A.09.


Information and program


The Figuerola Prize 2017 has been obtained by Mikołaj Malinowski. + info


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RHE-JILAEH Fast Track Meeting: Special Issue on Portuguese Economic and Social History, 17 November, 2018, Lisbon

Submissions are welcome for a Fast Track session to be held during the 2018 APHES meeting in Lisbon. All papers must be submitted in English and cover some aspect of Portuguese economic history, including the former colonies prior to independence. Comparative papers are welcome. Anyone is free to submit, but submissions from young scholars are particularly welcome.

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Scheduledthe Seventeenth Figuerola Conference

Professor Jane Humphries will teach the next Figuerola Conference on October 3.


Dr. Aurora López of the University of Huelva, author of different voices of the Dictionary of Professors, has participated in the 4th International Conference on the Historical Links between Spain and North America: New Cultural Cartographies held from 11 to 13 April in New York .

In his presentation, "Suspiros de España: profesores españoles en el exilio neoyorquino", she talked about Fernando de los Ríos and Alfredo Mendizabal who met in New York. They both taught at the New School for Social Research.

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  • Available Issue 1, 2018, of the Revista de Historia Económica - Journal of Iberian Latin American Economic History + info
  • The collection monographs of History of Law that publishes the Institute already has 100 monographs, all of them in free access + info

Working Papers

WP 18-07, Prados de la Escosura, Leandro; Well-being Inequality in the Long Run

WP 18-06, Fernández, Eva; Santiago Caballero, Carlos; Economic inequality in Madrid, 1500-1840

WP 18-05, Prados de la Escosura, Leandro; Santiago Caballero, Carlos; The Napoleonic Wars: A Watershed in Spanish History?

WP 18-04, Maravall Buckwalter, Laura; Build It, and They Will Come? Secondary Railways and Population Density in French Algeria


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Eva Fernández, James Simpson (2017). "Product quality or market regulation? Explaining the slow growth of Europe's wine cooperatives, 1880–1980", The Economic History Review, 70(1), pp. 122-142.

Leandro Prados de la Escosura (2016). "Mismeasuring Long Run Growth. The Bias from Spliced National Accounts: The Case of Spain", Cliometrica ,10 (3), pp. 251-275.

Leandro Prados de la Escosura (2016). "Economic Freedom in the Long Run: Evidence from OECD Countries (1850-2007)", Economic History Review, 69 (2), pp. 435-468. Database at


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