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Laborda Pemán, Miguel


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Miguel Laborda Pemán

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Miguel holds a BA in Law (2009) and a BA in Business Management (2009) from the University of Zaragoza, Spain. In 2010 he graduated from the LSE (MSc. Political Economy of Late Development). In October 2011 he joined the ERC Project 'United We Stand' as PhD candidate. He studies the emergence and long-term dynamics of corporate collective action in pre-industrial Europe. His interests include global economic history, long-term economic growth, political economy of development, social capital and institutions.








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Drift 6, 3512 BR, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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Drift 6, 3512 BR, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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Education and Training
From October 2011
Utrecht University Utrecht, The Netherlands
PhD. Candidate [Department of History - Social and Economic History Research Group]
October 2009 – September 2010:
The London School of Economics and Political Science London, UK.
MSc. Political Economy of Late Development [Economic History - International Development Departments]
[Dissertation title: Land redistribution and Slave Rebellions in the Late Colonial Caribbean]
September 2002 – June 2009:
University of Zaragoza Zaragoza, Spain
BA. Law
September 2002 – June 2009:
University of Zaragoza Zaragoza, Spain
BSc. Business Studies and Management. 
Academic Awards:

2014 Fundación Ramón Areces Scholarship for Graduate Students in Foreign universities - Social Sciences Panel.

2009 Caja Madrid Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Foreign Universities - Social Sciences Panel

2001 BBVA Scholarship to participate in Ruta Quetzal 2001 – Expedition to Ecuador and Peru.


LABORDA PEMÁN, M. and DE MOOR, T., 2013. A tale of two commons. Some preliminary hypotheses on the long-term development of the commons in Western and Eastern Europe, 11th-19th centuries. International Journal of the Commons 7 (1), pp. 7-33.
Laborda Pemán, M. and Salas Fumás, V., 2010. What do firms' size and internationalization tell us about the determinants of entrepreneurial development in Spain? Revista de Economía Industrial, 375, 41-51. [in Spanish]

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Working Papers

link to open itemA Tale of Two Commons. Some Preliminary Hypotheses on the Long-Term Development of the Commons in Western and Eastern Europe, 1000-1900.
link to open item'Hombres que entre las raíces': Plantation colonies, slave rebellions and land redistribution in Saint Domingue and Cuba at the late colonial period, c. 1750 - c. 1860

Research Projects

link to open item"Common Rules". The regulation of institutions for managing commons in Europe, 1100 - 1800
link to open item"United we stand". The dynamics and consequences of institutions for collective action in pre-industrial Europe


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A Tale of Two Commons.pdf    
Created at 19-10-2011 16:38 by Weeren, R. van (René)
Last modified at 20-10-2016 23:05 by Laborda Peman, M. (Miguel)
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