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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

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Curriculum Vitae

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
  • Cappelli, G., & Vasta, M. (In corso di stampa). A “Silent Revolution”: school reforms and Italy’s educational gender gap in the Liberal Age (1861-1921). CLIOMETRICA. - view more
  • CAPPELLI, G., & VASTA, M. (2020). Can school centralization foster human capital accumulation? A quasi-experiment from early twentieth-century Italy. THE ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW, 73(1), 159-184. - view more
  • CAPPELLI, G. (2020). Quite a visible hand? State funding and primary education in 19th-century France and Italy. REVUE D'ECONOMIE POLITIQUE, 130(1), 77-105. - view more
  • Cappelli, G., Felice, E., Martinez-Galarraga, J., & Tirado, D. (2019). Divergence in the End? Decomposing Income Inequality across Italy’s Regions, 1871-2011. RIVISTA DI STORIA ECONOMICA, 35(1), 3-35. - view more