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The Italian Economy under Fascism / The Economics of Fascist Italy: For a Reappraisal

The Italian Economy under Fascism / The Economics of Fascist Italy: For a Reappraisal

October 11th, 2019

10.00 - 18.00

Pembroke College, Oxford


10:00 - 11:00: Opening Session - The State of the Art, the Open Questions

  • Chair - Marco Molteni (Pembroke College)
  • Opening Remarks - Brian A’Hearn (Pembroke College)
  • The Open Issues of an Old Debate - Gianni Toniolo (Luiss & CEPR)
  • What We Learned from Cliometrics - Giacomo Gabbuti (St. Antony’s College)
  • What We Learned from Business History - Marianna Astore (Bocconi)

11:00 - 11:30: Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00: Session I

  • Economic Geography: Andrea Ramazzotti (LSE)
  • Inequality: Giacomo Gabbuti (St. Antony’s College)
  • Colonialism: Mattia Bertazzini (Nuffield College)
  • Discussant: Giuliana Freschi (Sant’Anna, Pisa)

13:00 - 14:00: Light Lunch

14:00 - 15:30: Session II

  • Agriculture: Pablo Martinelli (Carlos III Madrid)
  • Banking and Finance: Marco Molteni (Pembroke College)
  • Political Economy: Clara Mattei (New School, NY)
  • Discussant: Dario Pellegrino (Bank of Italy)

15:30-16:00: Coffee Break

  • 16:00 - 18:00: Concluding Session - Plenary Discussion
  • Chair: Matteo Gomellini (Bank of Italy)
  • Introduction: Gianni Toniolo (Luiss & CEPR)

19:00: Conference Dinner

The workshop is organized by Storici Economici Italiani (SEI) – Oxford and funded by Pembroke College and Associazione per la Storia Economica. Due to limited seating, please register your attendance at Full programme available here.