IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/pab/wpaper/06.32.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

The Rothschild House business network in Spain as an example of entrepreneurial decision-taking and management structure

Author

Listed:
  • Miguel A. López-Morell

    () (Universidad de Murcia)

  • José M. O’Kean

    () (Department of Economics, Universidad Pablo de Olavide)

Abstract

In the period between 1835 and 1931 the Rothschild House established one of the most complex and influential business networks in Spanish economic history. This network controlled a wide range of activities, including financial services for the Spanish Government and the Bank of Spain, as well as the management of industrial, mining and railway firms. Instances of these firms are Rio Tinto Co., Société Minière et Metallurgique Peñarroya, MZA railway company and Deutsch & Cie, which was the main oil refining firm in Spain at the end of the 19th century.

Suggested Citation

  • Miguel A. López-Morell & José M. O’Kean, 2006. "The Rothschild House business network in Spain as an example of entrepreneurial decision-taking and management structure," Working Papers 06.32, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:pab:wpaper:06.32
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.upo.es/serv/bib/wps/econ0632.pdf
    File Function: First version, 2006
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Spain 1835-1931; Rothschild; networks; Weisweiller; Bauer; foreign investments in Spain; railways; mining and refining companies; international raw material market; Public Finances; entrepreneurial function; agency problems; rent-seeking.;

    JEL classification:

    • N00 - Economic History - - General - - - General

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:pab:wpaper:06.32. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Publicación Digital - UPO). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/deupoes.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.