G. Cappelli (2017). "The legacy of history or the outcome of reforms? Primary education and literacy in Liberal Italy (1871-1911)" (with Monica Bozzano). R&R at the Journal of Economic History.
G. Cappelli (2016). “Human capital accumulation in Africa in a long-term perspective, 1730-1970: did colonialism matter?” (with J. Baten). CEPR Discussion Paper n. 11273, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London. R&R at the Journal of Development Economics.
The comparative development of mass education across European provinces, 1860–1920: a spatial analysis (with L. Ridolfi, M. Vasta and J. Westberg).
Long-term human capital accumulation: the impact of Italy's occupation of Ethiopia (with J. Baten and M. Vasta).
Did the feminization of teaching sustain the rise of mass education? Italy and Spain, c. 1860–1920 (with G. Quiroga Valles).
Pull and push factors of migration from Italy to Brazil: new evidence based on regional data c. 1900 (with B. Witzel de Souza).