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Gabriele Cappelli is Assistant Professor (RTD-B) of Economic History. He is currently teaching Economic History at the undergraduate level and within the PhD programme in Economics. He graduated in Economics at the University of Siena, and holds a PhD in History and Civilization from the European University Institute. His research explores the formation of institutions, human capital and social capital in the long run, and the impact of such factors on regional economic growth in Italy as well as other world regions. His work has been published in the Economic History Review, the Journal of Economic History, the European Review of Economic History, Cliometrica and the Journal of Interdisciplinary History.

Office hours

  • Tuesday from 10:00 to 12:00
    Place: Ufficio 214 Dipartimento di Economia Politica e Statistica

Office hours held on Tuesdays, 10.00 - 12.00

Curriculum Vitae


Office hours scheduled on Tuesday, March 19th (10-12) will take place on Wednesday, March 20th, from 10 to 12.

Teaching activities

Completion accademic year: 2019/2020

Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) ECONOMICS AND BANKING A.Y. 2019/2020

Completion accademic year: 2018/2019

Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) ECONOMICS AND BANKING A.Y. 2018/2019


Latest publications:

  • Cappelli, G., & Vasta, M. (In corso di stampa). Il capitale umano: il fattore mancante dello sviluppo economico italiano. In M.D. F. Amatori (a cura di), L’impresa italiana. Roma : Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana. - view more
  • Westberg, J., & Cappelli, G. (2019). Divergent paths to mass schooling at Europe’s poles? Regional differences in Italy and Sweden,1840-1900. BILDUNGSGESCHICHTE, 9(1), 11-28. - view more
  • Cappelli, G. (2019). A Struggling Nation Since Its Founding? Liberal Italy and the Cost of Neglecting Primary Education. In L.B. J. Westberg (a cura di), School Acts and the Rise of Mass Schooling: Education Policy in the Long Nineteenth Century (pp. 223-251). Londra : Palgrave Macmillan. - view more
  • Cappelli, G., & Vasta, M. (2019). Can school centralization foster human capital accumulation? A quasi-experiment from early twentieth-century Italy. THE ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW. - view more
  • Mitch, D., & Cappelli, G. (a cura di). (2019). Globalization and the Rise of Mass Education. Londra : Palgrave Macmillan. - view more