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Research Interests


Production, Technology and Economic Growth during the 20th Century

Biography


Dr Ristuccia is a University Senior Research Associate in Applied Economics.

He works on production technology and economic growth during the 20th century, with particular reference to the inter-war period and the Second World War. His focus is comparative and covers industrial development in the US, Japan, the UK, Germany, France and Italy. His teaching focuses on Germany and on international financial instability in the inter-war period, and on the economics of dictatorships.

Recent Publications


Published Papers

Ristuccia, C.A. and Solomou, S. Can general purpose technology theory explain economic growth? Electrical power as a case study, (2014) European Review of Economic History
Ristuccia, C. A. and Tooze, A. Machine tools and mass production in the armaments boom: Germany and the United States, 1929-44., (2013) Economic History Review
Ristuccia, C. A. and Solomou , S. General Purpose Technologies and Economic Growth: Electricity Diffusion in the Manufacturing Sector Before WWII, (2010) CWPE1048

Research Grants


Price Comparison Sites And Competition: The Internet Connectivity Market (ISAAC NEWTON TRUST)
Price Comparison Sites And Competition (ESRC)

Teaching


PIIB Paper 14 - Michaelmas - Interwar Germany
PIIB Paper 14 - Michaelmas - Interwar USA
PIIB Paper 14 - Lent - Interwar Banking Crises

Dr Cristiano Ristuccia












Fellow, Tutor and Director of Studies in Economics (Trinity Hall)

Research Group:
Economic History


Contact Details
Email: car37@cam.ac.uk
College: Trinity Hall
College Tel: +44(0)1223 332544