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Disuguaglianza economica nelle società preindustriali: cause ed effetti / Economic inequality in pre-industrial societies: causes and effect

  • Edited by:
  • Giampiero Nigro,

In contrast to the debates of the past, which focused mainly on income inequality and the related elements of injustice, the recent interest in economic inequality focuses on its effects on economic growth and social development. New research is an important element of these recent debates: a historical approach that contextualizes inequality with reference to social relations, institutions, access to power and its cultural legitimacy can facilitate the understanding of the mechanisms that lead to inequality and its effects.

  • Keywords:
  • economic inequality,
  • economic history,
  • pre-industrial economic history,
  • european history,
  • wealth distribution,
  • income distribution,
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Giampiero Nigro

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-1008-1153

Giampiero Nigro is Full professor of Economic history at the University of Florence. Member of the Italy-Spain commission for the studies in Economic history and of other related national and international institutions and journals. Dean of the Faculty of Economics of Florence from 2003 to 2009. Scientific Director of the Foundation International Institute of Economic history “F. Datini” from 1987.
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pp.3-18


Fonti e metodi - Sources and Methods

Jordi Morelló Baget, Pere Orti Gost, Albert Reixach Sala, Pere Verdés Pijuan

A study of economic inequality in the light of fiscal sources: the case of Catalonia (14th-18th centuries)
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pp.145-167


Antoni Furió, Pau Viciano, Luis Almenar Fernández, Lledó Ruiz Domingo, Guillem Chismol

Measuring economic inequality in Southern Europe: the Iberian Peninsula in the 14th-17th centuries
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pp.169-201


Cause della disuguaglianza economica - Causes of Economic Inequality
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pp.255-273


Ulrich Pfister

Economic inequality in Germany, 1500-1800
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pp.301-324


Effetti della disuguaglianza economica sull’economia e sulla società - Effects of Economic Inequality on the Economy and Society
Conclusioni - Conclusions
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  • Pages: 488
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Book Title

Disuguaglianza economica nelle società preindustriali: cause ed effetti / Economic inequality in pre-industrial societies: causes and effect

Editors

Giampiero Nigro

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488

Publication Year

2020

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© 2020 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-5518-053-5

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978-88-5518-052-8

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978-88-5518-054-2

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Datini Studies in Economic History

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