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Italian Real Wages, 1861-1913

Resource Type
  • Nuvolari, Alessandro (Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies)
  • Federico, Giovanni (University of Pisa)
  • Vasta, Michelangelo (University of Siena)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
real wages; living standards; welfare ratios
  • Abstract

    The data concern real wages of Italian unskilled workers for the period 1861-1913. The data are at provincial level and real wages are estimated as welfare ratios on a barebone basket of 1940 calories following the approach of R.C. Allen, 'The Great Divergence in European Wages and Prices from the Middle Ages to the First World War', Explorations in Economic History, vol. 38, pp. 411-447.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1861-01-01 / 1913-12-31
    Time Period: Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1861--Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 1913
  • 2015-01-01 / 2017-12-31
    Collection Date(s): Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2015--Sun Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2017
Geographic Coverage
  • Italy
Sampled Universe
real wages of unskilled workers at provincial level

Update Metadata: 2018-12-07 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2018-12-07

Nuvolari, Alessandro; Federico, Giovanni; Vasta, Michelangelo (2018): Italian Real Wages, 1861-1913. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.