David González Agudo

Teaching Postdoctoral Fellow

David González Agudo is a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at the Vancouver School of Economics. He holds a PhD in economic history from the Complutense University of Madrid. David has been working as a Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellow at the VSE since January 2016.

David’s main area of research is economic history, with a focus on the reconstruction of economic and demographic variables in Early Modern Spain.

Articles in peer reviewed journals

“Seizable Property in a «Non-Latifundia» district during the Spanish Second Republic: The Case of Illescas (Toledo)”.
Espacio, Tiempo y Forma. Serie V Historia Contemporánea, 29. 2017.

“Housing and the Cost of Living in Early Modern Toledo” (with Mauricio Drelichman).
Explorations in Economic History, 54 (1): 27-47. October 2014.

Working papers

“Prices in Toledo (Spain), 1521-1650”.

“Aproximación a la renta de la tierra y su evolución en Castilla la Nueva durante el Quinientos: el cabildo catedralicio de Sigüenza”.

Ph.D. Thesis

Población, precios y renta de la tierra en Toledo, siglos XVI-XVII / Population, prices and land rents in Toledo, 16th and 17th centuries.

Winter 2017

ECON334 Economic History of Modern Europe Sections

Background, causes and effects of economic change in Europe from the 18th century to recent times. Evolution of social and economic institutions; analysis of growth, structural change, the distribution of income, and the spread of industrialization.

Winter 2017

ECON335 Fertility, Families and Human Migration Sections

Traditional fertility and mortality patterns, demographic transition, catastrophes, well-being and nutrition, international and internal migration, epidemics and growth spurts.