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

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

by Pablo Martin-Acena

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Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
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Economic Development of Modern Europe Since 1870 Series
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6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Patterns of Economic Retardation and Recovery in South-Western Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries3
2What can we Learn from Long-term Spanish Economic Performance?24
3Was Spain Different? Spanish Historical Backwardness Revisited48
4Paternalism and Protection: The Institutional Response of the European Periphery to Industrialization66
5Fertility and Population Growth in Spain in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries89
6Urban Growth and Population Development in Spain, 1787-1930101
7Mobility and Migration in Pre-industrial Urban Areas: The Case of Nineteenth-Century Cuenca131
8Literacy and Economic Growth in Spain, 1860-1977152
9Spanish Agricultural Production and Productivity 1890-1936181
10Technical Change, Labor Absorbtion and Living Standards in Rural Andalucia, 1886-1936221
11Mineral Wealth and Economic Development: Foreign Direct Investment in Spain, 1851-1913245
12Energy as a Limiting Factor to Growth268
13Oligopoly and Economic Efficiency: Portland Cement in Spain (1899-1935)313
14Heavy Industry, the State, and Economic Development in the Basque Region, 1876-1936333
15From an Autarchic Towards a Cautiously Outward-Looking Industrialization Policy: The Case of Spain350
16Industrial Planning in Spain Under the Franco Regime (1940-1975)390
17The Spanish Foreign Sector 1885-1985402
18Spain, 1829-1874421
19Spain During the Classical Gold Standard Years, 1880-1914452
20Banking and Industry in Spain, 1918-1936490
21Public Finance in Spain During the 19th and 20th Centuries521
Name Index561

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