Alessandro Nuvolari

Associated Professor of Economic and Social History (Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa)

PhD. in Economic History (Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands)

Graduate in Economics and Social Sciences (Bocconi University)

Innovation, Patents, Industrial Revolution, British and Italian economic history

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The Swedish Patent Database, 1746-1975

From 2018-01-01 to 2021-12-31
Supported by: Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (Reference: IN17-0954:1)

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Patents and Inventors, 1800-1939
2016 Mar 30 - 2016 Mar 30

Nuvolari, Alessandro; Andersson, David; Sáiz, Patricio; Streb, Jochen; Vasta, Michelangelo

LongWaves and Industrial Revolutions
2015 Nov 05 - 2015 Nov 06

Nuvolari, Alessandro


2015. Nuvolari, Alessandro; Vasta, Michelangelo. "Independent Invention in Italy during the Liberal Age, 1861-1913", The Economic History Review 68(3), (270-290).
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2015. Nuvolari, Alessandro; Vasta, Michelangelo. "The Ghost in the Attic? The Italian National Innovation System in Historical Perspective, 1861-2011", Enterprise and Society 16(2), (270-290).
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2013. Nuvolari, Alessandro; Sumner, James. "Inventors, Patents and Inventive Activities in the English Brewing Industry, 1634-1850", Business History Review 87(1), (95-120).
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2012. Christine, MacLeod; Nuvolari, Alessandro. "Technological Change", in Doyle, William (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Ancien Regime, Oxford University Press. Oxford, (448-466).
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2011. Nuvolari, Alessandro; Tartari, Valentina. "Bennet Woodcroft and the Value of English Patents, 1617-1841", Explorations in Economic History 48(1), (97-115).
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2006. Christine, MacLeod; Nuvolari, Alessandro. "The Pitfalls of Prosopography: Inventors in the Dictionary of National Biography", Technology and Culture 47(4), (757-776).
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