The Economic Development of Spain Since 1870 (The Economic Development of Modern Europe Since 1870 Series)

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Table of Contents

1 Patterns of Economic Retardation and Recovery in South-Western Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 3
2 What can we Learn from Long-term Spanish Economic Performance? 24
3 Was Spain Different? Spanish Historical Backwardness Revisited 48
4 Paternalism and Protection: The Institutional Response of the European Periphery to Industrialization 66
5 Fertility and Population Growth in Spain in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 89
6 Urban Growth and Population Development in Spain, 1787-1930 101
7 Mobility and Migration in Pre-industrial Urban Areas: The Case of Nineteenth-Century Cuenca 131
8 Literacy and Economic Growth in Spain, 1860-1977 152
9 Spanish Agricultural Production and Productivity 1890-1936 181
10 Technical Change, Labor Absorbtion and Living Standards in Rural Andalucia, 1886-1936 221
11 Mineral Wealth and Economic Development: Foreign Direct Investment in Spain, 1851-1913 245
12 Energy as a Limiting Factor to Growth 268
13 Oligopoly and Economic Efficiency: Portland Cement in Spain (1899-1935) 313
14 Heavy Industry, the State, and Economic Development in the Basque Region, 1876-1936 333
15 From an Autarchic Towards a Cautiously Outward-Looking Industrialization Policy: The Case of Spain 350
16 Industrial Planning in Spain Under the Franco Regime (1940-1975) 390
17 The Spanish Foreign Sector 1885-1985 402
18 Spain, 1829-1874 421
19 Spain During the Classical Gold Standard Years, 1880-1914 452
20 Banking and Industry in Spain, 1918-1936 490
21 Public Finance in Spain During the 19th and 20th Centuries 521
Name Index 561
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