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Infrastructure Finance in Europe: Insights into the History of Water, Transport, and Telecommunications

Youssef Cassis, Giuseppe De Luca, and Massimo Florio

Abstract

Although funding infrastructure has always been a challenging issue in any country and at any time, the topic is still largely unexplored. A European history of infrastructure financing over the long term does not yet exist, and the purpose of this book is to partially fill that gap. It explores the diverse historical paths pursued in order to solve the problem of infrastructure finance in various European countries, drawing upon the findings of an international and interdisciplinary research project. Economic historians, economists, and engineers grouped together to investigate case studies s ... More

Keywords: infrastructure, finance, history, Europe, water, transport, telecommunications, financial history, public private intervention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198713418
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713418.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Youssef Cassis, editor
Professor of Economic History, Joint Chair RSCAS/Department of History and Civilization, European University Institute, Florence

Giuseppe De Luca, editor
Professor of Economic History, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods, University of Milan

Massimo Florio, editor
Professor of Public Economics and Jean Monnet Chair <"ad personam>" of EU Industrial Policy, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods, University of Milan

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