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Economic effects of the Black Death: Spain in European perspective
The Black Death was the most devastating demographic shock in recorded human history. However, the effects in the European population were highly asymmetrical as were its economic consequences. This
Agriculture in Europe's Little Divergence: The Case of Spain
This paper explores the role of agriculture in Spain's contribution to the little divergence in Europe. On the basis of tithes collected by historians over the years, long-run trends in agricultural
Social mobility in nineteenth century Spain: Valencia, 1841-1870
The central decades of the nineteenth century were a key period for the economic development of Spain. An increasing industrial sector, unprecedented economic growth, rising domestic and
Path to survival: The response to the production crisis of the late 18th century in the Spanish region of Guadalajara.
The thesis studies the economy and society of the province of Guadalajara during the eighteenth century, with an special focus in the production crisis of the 1760s and the way in which the
Working Papers in Economic History
This paper studies the evolution of income inequality in central Spain during the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, taking as case study the province of Guadalajara. The first part of the
Patterns of Iberian economic growth in the early modern period
Around 1500 Spain and Portugal were among the most affluent nations in the world, and had income levels which were similar to those of other Western European countries. Three hundred years later the
All roads lead to market integration: lessons from a spatial analysis of the wheat market in 18th century Spain
This paper uses newly collected data from a large-scale census (Catastro de la Ensenada) to investigate the scale and causes of market integration in eighteenth century Spain. We use wheat prices
WP 1204 Provincial grain yields in Spain , 1750 – 2009
This paper estimates the yields for five grains in 33 provinces of Spain in the mid-18th century. The results show that yields were higher in the north of the country, and that the most fertile