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Origens dos empresários da indústria de máquinas e equipamentos em São Paulo, 1870-1900 [Entrepreneur origins in the capital goods sector of the state of São Paulo, 1870-1900]


  • Michel Deliberali Marson



The aim of this paper is to identify the origins of entrepreneurs, such as nationality and the genesis of capital to start the activity in the machinery and equipment industry in Sao Paulo and developments in the sector over the period 1870 to 1900. We will try to identify the entrepreneurs of the industry and its relation to the import and export trade, the farmers of products for export (mainly coffee), immigrants traders and immigrants who have some technical knowledge.

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  • Michel Deliberali Marson, 2012. "Origens dos empresários da indústria de máquinas e equipamentos em São Paulo, 1870-1900 [Entrepreneur origins in the capital goods sector of the state of São Paulo, 1870-1900]," Nova Economia, Economics Department, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), vol. 22(3), pages 481-511, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:nov:artigo:v:22:y:2012:i:3:p:481-511

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    industry; machinery and equipment; entrepreneurs; São Paulo;

    JEL classification:

    • N66 - Economic History - - Manufacturing and Construction - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • N76 - Economic History - - Economic History: Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, and Other Services - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • N86 - Economic History - - Micro-Business History - - - Latin America; Caribbean


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