Research

Published papers


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Media Coverage: LSE Business Review Blog, NEP-HIS Blog, Futurity, La Vanguardia (Spanish), La Vanguardia 2 (Interview, Spanish).

VoxEU column

Media Coverage: Marginal Revolution, Barcelona GSE Focus

Online Appendix


Working papers


Media Coverage: Washington Post, Financial Times, Haaretz (Hebrew), La Vanguardia (Spanish), Barcelona GSE Focus, Mostly Economics, Naked Capitalism, War in Context, InsTED, Folha de S. Paulo (Portoguese), El Diario (Spanish).

VoxEu column

CEPR First WP Version (2015)


NBER First WP version (2012)


CAGE First WP version (2018)

Book chapters


  • The Use of Archaeological Data in Economics, 2020, with A. Matranga, in the Handbook of Historical Economics (eds: A. Bisin and G. Federico), Elsevier.


  • Maritime Technology, Trade, and Economic Development. Evidence from the First Era of Trade Globalization, 2017, in The Long Economic and Political Shadow of History (eds: S. Michalopoulos and E. Papaioannou), CEPR Press.


  • Tax Systems and Tax Reforms in South and East Asia: Japan, 2016, in Tax systems and tax reforms in South East Asia (eds: L. Bernardi, A. Fraschini and P. Shome), Routledge, International Studies in Money and Banking, London.