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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

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: