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Short-Term Demographic Changes in Relation to Economic Fluctuations: The Case of Tuscany During the Pre-Transitional Period

Marco Breschi, Alessio Fornasin and Giovanna Gonano

in Living Standards in the Past

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780199280681
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602467 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199280681.003.0014
 Short-Term Demographic Changes in Relation to Economic Fluctuations: The Case of Tuscany During the Pre-Transitional Period

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Focuses on the short-term relations between prices of consumer goods and demographic time series. The area considered is the Grand Duchy of Tuscany from 1823 to 1854. The research identifies the different demographic outcomes in specific social groups in presence of price fluctuations.

Keywords: distributed lag model; grain prices; Mortality; Tuscany

Chapter.  9014 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic History

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