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Estimating regional GDP in Italy (1871-2001): sources, methodology and results

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This paper presents new estimates of Italian regional GDP for the years 1871, 1881 1891, 1901, 1911, 1938 and 1951. This allows us to draw a long term picture of regional development of the country, from the years following national unification to the advent of Euro in 2001.

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  • Felice, Emanuele, 2009. "Estimating regional GDP in Italy (1871-2001): sources, methodology and results," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH wp09-07, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.
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    • N93 - Economic History - - Regional and Urban History - - - Europe: Pre-1913
    • N94 - Economic History - - Regional and Urban History - - - Europe: 1913-
    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes

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