The Daily Battles of Antonio De Viti De Marco
31 Pages Posted: 6 Jul 2013
Date Written: July 4, 2013
This paper analyses the economist Antonio de Viti de Marco’s collaboration with the daily press, in relation to his scientific work and in the context of early twentieth century Italy. It brings out De Viti’s proposals for free trade and fiscal policies intended to support the development of the southern regions of Italy, as well as his critical attitude towards the public sector and its decision making processes. It also highlights his political activities and commitment, an important aspect of his achievement, yet all but unknown outside Italy.
Keywords: Antonio de Viti de Marco, history of economics, Italian marginalism, daily newspapers, economic policies
JEL Classification: B1, B31, D72, F13, H3, R11
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