Leandro Prados de la Escosura

Departamento de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Carlos III
PI of the group

PhD Modern History, University of Oxford, 1987; PhD Economics, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, 1981
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Research Interests

  • Economic freedom and wellbeing in historical perspective
  • Long-run economic growth and inequality in Spain
  • Growth, distribution, and welfare in Latin America since independence

Selected Publications

  • Prados de la Escosura L (2017) "Spanish Economic Growth, 1850-2015", Palgrave Studies in Economic History. Summary. Link .
  • Prados de la Escosura L (2016) "Mismeasuring Long Run Growth. The Bias from Spliced National Accounts: The Case of Spain", Cliometrica, 10(3), 1-25. Summary. Link .
  • Prados de la Escosura L (2016) "Economic Freedom in the Long Run: Evidence from OECD Countries (1850-2007)", The Economic History Review , 69(2) , 435-468. Summary. Link .
  • Prados de la Escosura L (2016) "Spain’s Historical National Accounts: Expenditure and Output, 1850 - 2015", Working paper. Link .
  • Álvarez-Nogal C, Prados de la Escosura L, Santiago-Caballero C (2016) "Spanish Agriculture in the Little Divergence", European Review of Economic History, 20(4), 452-477. Summary. Link .
  • Prados de la Escosura L (2015) "World Human Development, 1870-2007", Review of Income and Wealth , 61(2), 220-247. Link .