Category Archives: economic history

2017

 “Hyperfactuals“, Journal of the Philosophy of History, 2017 (11) 1 (published on line 6 March 2017).

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2016

“The confident forecaster. Lessons from the upscaling of the electricity industry in England and Wales.”, Business History, 2017 ,Vol 59, n,3, 408-430.  published on line:  7 July 2016. free download: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/8Em5pP8t8yWpi6FCPy9i/full   “Energy Transitions”. In Rachel Carson Center Multimedia Curated collections, Environment … Continue reading

Posted in business history, electricity, energy, forecasting, history of technology, learning curve

2015

“A nacionalização da electricidade em Portugal“, Labor & Engenho  , special issue Dossier Eletromemória, (2015), 9,1 ,pp.150-158  <open access>.

Posted in business history, economic history, electricity

2014

Key Concepts in Energy ,  Springer – Engineering Book Series, Heilderberg- New York,  2014. at amazon.com             “Waiting for the energy crisis: Europe and the United States on the eve of the first oil shock”, Historical … Continue reading

Posted in coal, economic history, electricity, energy, energy transition, history of science, history of technology, industrial development, macro-economics, oil economy

2013

“As florestas e a indústria do ferro”, in Metamorfoses da cultura- estudos de homenagem a Maria Carlos Radich, CEHC, Lisboa, 2013, pp.116-152.

Posted in coal, energy, energy transition, history of technology

2012

  “Fuel“, in Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste, edited by Bill Rathje and Carl A. Zimring, Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA, 2012, Vol. I,  pp. 280-284. “The iron industry energy transition”, in Energy Policy,  Special Issue: Past and Prospective Energy Transitions, Roger … Continue reading

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2010

“Oil in the age of steam”, Journal of Global History 5,1,(2010): 75–94. “The European debate on rate systems in the interwar period”, Energy Policy, 38, 8 (2010):4703 to 4711.  “Revolution and policy failure: the 1910s Portuguese Republic”, European Review of … Continue reading

Posted in energy, energy transition, history of technology, I Republic, oil economy

2008

“When the South Emulates the North: Energy and nationalism in the twentieth century”, Contemporary European History, Vol 17(1) 2008 , 1-21. “Decisive Events” in William A. Darity, Jr. (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Vol. 2. 2nd ed. (Detroit: … Continue reading

Posted in economic history, electricity, energy, macro-economics, nation and nationalism, social sciences theory

2007

“Cartelization and corporatism. Bureaucratic rule in authoritarian Portugal” , Journal of Contemporary History, 42, 1 (2007):79-96.           “Entreprises, incentives and Networks: the electric network in Portugal”, Business History, 49, 5(2007): 595-615.  

Posted in business history, electricity, energy

2006

 “The perfect technology: the jacquard in XIX century Portugal” , in Michele Merger(ed.), Tranfers de technologie en Méditerranée, (Paris: Presses Universitaires de Sorbonne, 2006), 447-466.                                                            “Las Ciencias de observación en Portugal”, LLuL Revista de la Sociedad Espanola de Historia de … Continue reading

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2005

 “Polícia sin Ciência. La Policia criminal in Portugal: 1870-1930”, Revista Política y Sociedad- Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 42, 3 (2005):45-62.  A história da energia. Portugal, 1890-1982. Nuno Luis Madureira (ed.) (Lisboa,Livros Horizonte, 2005).  “Os ciclos de desenvolvimento” (with Sofia Teives), … Continue reading

Posted in anthropology, economic history, energy, energy transition, history of technology, urban history

2003

“A Estatística do Corpo: antropologia física e antropometria na alvorada do século XX“, Etnográfica, 7, 2 (2003):   283-303. “Opportunity and Chance. The introduction of sampling methods in Portugal“, E-Journal of Portuguese History, 1, 2, (2003). “Informação e gestão na Real … Continue reading

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2002

“Oito profissões da Lisboa setecentista“, in Inês Amorim (ed.), Qualificações Memórias e Identidades do Trabalho (Lisboa: IEFP-série Estudos, 2002), 321-336.  A economia dos Interesses. Portugal entre as Guerras  (Lisboa:Livros Horizonte, 2002)  

Posted in economic history, Historical occupations

1999

Normas de transcrição de documentos em computador,(with Rita Marquilhas ) Working-Paper nº 35 ILTEC(Lisbon:ILTEC, 1999)                                                                                                                     “Ou empresa ou mercado: a obra de Ronald Coase”, Economia Pura, 15, Agosto de 1999, 96-98.  

Posted in History and computing, macro-economics, methodology

1997

Mercado e Privilégios. A indústria Portuguesa entre 1750 e 1834, (Lisboa:Editorial Estampa, 1997).                                                                                        “A sociedade civil do Estado. Instituições e grupos de interesses em Portugal 1750-1846”, Análise Social, 142, 3 (1997): 603-624.    

Posted in economic history, industrial development

1996

“Como representar o conhecimento histórico?”, Sistemas de Informação- APSI, 4(1996):61-75.                                                                                                                                            “Consumo, Preços e Salários(1760-1830”, Ler História, 32, (1996):5-32.                                                                                                 “O critério antropológico: um estudo das classificações ocupacionais na Covilhã”, Ler História, 31 (1996):97-121.                                                                                   

Posted in economic history, Historical occupations, History and computing, history of technology, macro-economics, methodology