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CAGE and Economic History Group webinar: Guido Alfani (Bocconi)

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CAGE and Economic History Group webinar: Guido Alfani (Bocconi)

"The economic consequence of large-scale pandemics: lessons from the history of plague in Europe and the Mediterranean"


Monday 27th April between 1 and 2pm (UK) on Zoom

To register and obtain the Zoom link, please send an email to cage.centre@warwick.ac.uk


Guido has written extensively on the history of plague. See for example the following papers:

 Plague and lethal Epidemics in the Pre-Industrial World

Plague in seventeenth-century Europe and the decline of Italy: an epidemiological hypothesis

Plague and long-term development: the lasting effects of the 1629-30 epidemic on the Italian cities

A survival analysis of the last great European plagues: The case of Nonantola (Northern Italy) in 1630

You can also read his recent VoxEu column: https://voxeu.org/article/pandemics-and-asymmetric-shocks