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Monetary geography before the Industrial Revolution

Published inCambridge journal of regions, economy and society, vol. 2, no. 2, p. 149-171
Publication date2009

In this article, we study Europe's monetary geography on the eve of the Industrial Revolution. Our unit of analysis is the city and we explore inter-city linkages. Important findings include a considerable degree of integration and multilateralism with monetary centres having already emerged as vehicles for international settlements, before the Industrial Revolution.

  • International monetary system
  • Networks
  • Agglomeration
  • Multilateralism
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FLANDREAU, M. et al. Monetary geography before the Industrial Revolution. In: Cambridge journal of regions, economy and society, 2009, vol. 2, n° 2, p. 149–171. doi: 10.1093/cjres/rsp009
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ISSN of the journal1752-1386

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