I due fallimenti della storia economica: il periodo post-unitario
Abstract“Economic history” is at once the events of the past, and their subsequent reconstruction. Italy’s “traditional” North-South gap developed after Unification, as the South failed to match the industrial progress of the North; that regional failure seems tied to a broader, national development failure. In the half-century after the Second World War, massive policy interventions in favor of the Mezzogiorno failed to close the North-South gap; that failure seems tied to the economic historians’ failure to understand the forces that had constrained Italy’s economic growth in the halfcentury to the First World War.
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Volume (Year): 97 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (March-April)
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