Marta Felis-Rota

Associate Professor of Economic History (UAM)

PhD in Economic History (LSE –London School of Economics), MSc in Economics (Pompeu Fabra)

Graduate in Economics (Pompeu Fabra)

Social Capital, Development and Growth, Institutions, International Trade, Economic Geography

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Foz Tua Project

From 2011-08-30 to 2014-08-31
Supported by: EDP- Energias de Portugal

La Marca y su Historia: valor económico, empresarial y social / The Brand and its History: Economic, Business and Social Value

From 2012-05-01 to 2014-06-30
Supported by: UAM-CSIC (Proyectos Multidisciplinares. Ref. CEMU-2012-034)

International and Interregional Trade of Goods and Services in Spain and the EU: Theoretical Foundations and Empirical Testing within the Context of the New Economic Geography

From 2011-01-01 to 2013-12-31
Supported by: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation

HGISe: A Platform for the Analysis of Transport, Population and Socioeconomic Indicators for Europe, 1850-2000: The Cases of England & Wales and the Iberian Peninsula

From 2011-01-01 to 2013-12-01
Supported by: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation

A Web Portal for Teaching European Integration

From 2012-09-01 to 2013-08-30
Supported by: European Commission, Jean Monnet Programme

DESTINO. Development of Alternative Methodological Approaches to Estimate the Economic Impacts of Transportation Systems

From 2008-12-01 to 2013-01-31
Supported by: Ministerio de Fomento – Ministry of Public Works

Ciencia, Tecnología y Propiedad Industrial. El papel de las patentes y las marcas en perspectiva histórica (1750-1914) / Science, Technology and Intellectual Property. The Role of Patents and Trademarks in Historical Perspective (1750-1914)

From 2011-06-01 to 2012-05-31
Supported by: Centro de Estudios de América Latina (CEAL). Séptima Convocatoria de Proyectos de Cooperación Interuniversitaria UAM – Santander con América Latina

TRANSPORTRADE. Spatial Modelling Applied to People and Commodity Movements in the Spanish International and Interregional Strategic Areas

From 2009-01-01 to 2011-12-31
Supported by: Comunidad de Madrid (Regional Government), Ref. IV PRICIT 2005-2008, S2007-HUM-0467

Social Capital in Historical Perspective

From 2004-08-01 to 2007-09-30
Supported by: ESRC - Economic and Social Research Council, UK

Human Capital in a Global and Knowledge-Based Economy

From 2002-01-01 to 2003-12-01
Supported by: European Commission, Directorate of Employment & Social Affairs

External Evaluation of Projects Against Social Exclusion

From 1999-01-01 to 1999-12-31
Supported by: European Commission, Policy-Evaluation project

Working Papers

2014. Felis-Rota, Marta. A VAR Analysis of the Transportation Revolution in Europe, UAM Working Papers in Economic History, 01/2014.

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2010. Felis-Rota, Marta. The Governance Threshold in International Trade Flows, Working Papers FUNCAS, 524 (2010), FUNCAS.

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2007. Felis-Rota, Marta. Is Social Capital Persistent? Comparative Measurement in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, LSE Economic History Working Paper Series, 103 (07), London School of Economics and Political Science.

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News & Events

Mesa Redonda: Presentación Cátedra de investigación Blockchain UAM - Grant Thornton
2018 Nov 12 - 2018 Nov 12

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Full Employment in the Digital Economy: Lessons Learnt from Michael Polanyi
2018 Oct 17 - 2018 Oct 20

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Una Economía sin fronteras: el Bitcoin
2018 Apr 10 - 2018 Apr 10

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Michael Polanyi's "Full Employment and Free Trade" In the Context of the Second World War
2017 Nov 18 - 2017 Nov 18

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2019. Delgado-Mohatar, Oscar; Felis-Rota, Marta; Fernández-Herraiz, Carlos. "The Bitcoin Mining Breakdown: Is Mining Still Profitable?", Economic Letters 184.
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2016. Felis-Rota, Marta; Moral, Julián; Pérez, Julián. "Dual Approach for Modelling Demand Saturation Levels in the Automobile Market. The Gompertz Curve: Macro versus Micro Data", Investigación Económica 75(296), (forthcoming).
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2014. Felis-Rota, Marta. "The Importance of Being Central: Railway Density and Distance to Markets in European Countries, 1850-1920", Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History 47 (4), (199-209).
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2013. Felis-Rota, Marta. "The Debate on the Restructuration of British Railways in 1967", in Mccants, Anne; Beira, Eduardo; Lopes Cordeiro, José M.; Lourenço, Paulo B. (eds.), Railroads in Historical Context: Construction, Costs and Consequences (Vol. III), Inovatec. Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
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2012. Felis-Rota, Marta. "A Railways Perspective on the First Globalization", in Mccants, Anne; Beira, Eduardo; Lopes Cordeiro, José M.; Lourenço, Paulo B. (eds.), Railroads in Historical Context: Construction, Costs and Consequences (Vol. II), Inovatec. Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, (113-126).

2011. Felis-Rota, Marta. "Un paseo por la literatura sobre capital social desde una perspectiva económica", Revista de Historia Económica: Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History 29(03), (461-475).
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2011. Felis-Rota, Marta; Martí Henneberg, Jordi. "The Evolution of the Establishment of the Railway Network in Britain using GIS", in Mccants, Anne; Beira, Eduardo; Lopes Cordeiro, José M.; Lourenço, Paulo B. (eds.), Railroads in Historical Context: Construction, Costs and Consequences (Vol I), Inovatec. Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, (179-192).

2010. Felis-Rota, Marta. "Social Capital and Climate. A First Statistical Approach", Cuadernos de Economía: Spanish Journal of Economics and Finance 33(93), (19-34).
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2005. Felis-Rota, Marta. "The Race for "Social Capital" in the 21st Century: Asia versus the Old World", Assist Social Capital Resources .
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