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Luis Bertola


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First Name: Luis
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Last Name: Bertola

RePEc Short-ID: pbe819

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Programa de Historia Económica y Social
Facultad de Ciencias Sociales
Universidad de la República
Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone: (598) 2413-6400
Fax: (598) 2410-2769
Postal: Constituyente 1502, 6to piso, CP 11200, Montevideo
Handle: RePEc:edi:herauuy (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Bértola, Luis, 2010. "Institutions and the Historical Roots of Latin American Divergence," CEPR Discussion Papers 7808, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Luis Bertola & Cecilia Castelnovo & Javier Rodriguez & Henry Willebald, 2008. "Income distribution in the Latin American Southern Cone during the first globalization boom, ca: 1870-1920," Working Papers in Economic History wp08-05, Universidad Carlos III, Departamento de Historia Económica e Instituciones.
  3. Luis Bertola & Maria Camou & Silvana Maubrigades & Natalia Melgar, 2008. "Human development and inequality in the 20th Century : the Mercosur countries in a comparative perspective," Working Papers in Economic History wp08-06, Universidad Carlos III, Departamento de Historia Económica e Instituciones.
  4. Luis Bertola, 2005. "A 50 años de la Curva de Kuznets: Crecimiento Económico y Distribución del Ingreso en Uruguay y otros Países de Nuevo Asentamiento desde 1870," Working Papers in Economic History dilf0504, Universidad Carlos III, Departamento de Historia Económica e Instituciones.
  5. Jeffrey G. Williamson & Luis Bertola, 2003. "Globalization in Latin America Before 1940," NBER Working Papers 9687, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Luis Bértola & Jeffrey Williamson, 2003. "Latin American performance during the first globalization," Anais do V Congresso Brasileiro de História Econômica e 6ª Conferência Internacional de História de Empresas [Proceedings of the 5th Brazilian Congress of Economic History and the 6th Internation 113, ABPHE - Associação Brasileira de Pesquisadores em História Econômica (Brazilian Economic History Society).
    RePEc:idb:brikps:21698 is not listed on IDEAS


  1. Luis Bértola, 2013. "Another brick in the wall? A comment on Francesco Boldizzoni's The Poverty of Clio," Investigaciones de Historia Económica (IHE) Journal of the Spanish Economic History Association, Asociación Española de Historia Económica, vol. 9(01), pages 7-10.
  2. Bértola, Luis & Castelnovo, Cecilia & Rodríguez, Javier & Willebald, Henry, 2010. "Between the colonial heritage and the first globalization boom: on income inequality in the Southern Cone," Revista de Historia Económica, Cambridge University Press, vol. 28(02), pages 307-341, September.
  3. Bértola, Luis & Prados de la Escosura, Leandro & Williamson, Jeffrey G., 2010. "Latin American Inequality in the Long Run," Revista de Historia Económica, Cambridge University Press, vol. 28(02), pages 219-226, September.
  4. Bértola, Luis & Porcile, Gabriel, 2006. "Convergence, trade and industrial policy: Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay in the international economy, 1900–1980," Revista de Historia Económica, Cambridge University Press, vol. 24(01), pages 37-67, January.
  5. Bértola, Luis, 1999. "La historia económica en Uruguay: desarrollo y perspectivas," Revista de Historia Económica, Cambridge University Press, vol. 17(S1), pages 77-98, March.


  1. Bertola, Luis & Ocampo, Jose Antonio, 2012. "The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199662142, September.

NEP Fields

5 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2008-04-29
  2. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (4) 2004-01-25 2006-08-12 2008-04-29 2008-04-29. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (3) 2003-05-15 2006-08-12 2008-04-29. Author is listed
  4. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2008-04-29


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