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Trade and growth in the Iron Age
Jan David Bakker, Stephan Maurer, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Ferdinand Rauch
March 2019
Paper No' CEPCP547:
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CentrePiece 24 (1) Spring 2019


Tags: growth; trade; urbanization; locational fundamentals

Stephan Maurer and colleagues investigate the growth effects of one of the first trade expansions in history: the crossing of the Mediterranean by the Phoenicians

This article summarises ‘Of Mice and Merchants: Trade and Growth in the Iron Age’ by Jan David Bakker, Stephan Maurer, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Ferdinand Rauch, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1558