Laura joined the department as post-doc in January 2013, and became a senior lecturer in 2019. Her research interests are in economic history and applied micro, with a special focus on the economies of the Near East in the nineteenth and twentieth century
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Overcoming the Egyptian cotton crisis in the interwar period: the role of irrigation, drainage, new seeds and access to credit
Laura Panza, Ulas Karakoc
Journal article | 2020 | Economic History Review: a journal of economic and social history
After experiencing a period of spectacular growth during the late nineteenth century, the Egyptian cotton sector underwent a phase..
Does social mix reduce stigma in public housing? A comparative analysis of two housing estates in Melbourne
Kate Raynor, Laura Panza, Camilo Ordóñez, Mladen Adamovic, Melissa A Wheeler
Journal article | 2020 | Cities
In Australia and many other countries of the Global North, public housing estates are being dismantled and redeveloped to create m..
Australian squatters, convicts, and capitalists: dividing up a fast-growing frontier pie, 1821-71
Laura Panza, Jeffrey G Williamson
Journal article | 2019 | The Economic History Review
Compared with its competitors, Australian GDP per worker grew exceptionally quickly from the 1820s to the 1870s, at a rate about t..
The evolution of Ottoman–European market linkages, 1469–1914: Evidence from dynamic factor models
L Panza, Zhuo Li, Yong Song
Journal article | 2019 | Explorations in Economic History
This paper exploits data on a set of traded goods to undertake the first comprehensive empirical analysis of market integration be..
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Economic History Association
PhD in Economics
La Trobe University
Masters in Cooperation and Development
Institute for Advanced Study - Pavia
Honours in Afro-Asian Studies
University of Pavia
Bachelor in Diplomatic Science
University of Bologna