Patrick Verley

Patrick Verley held the chair of international economic history at the University of Geneva until he retired in 2009. He is the author of many books on the history of industrialisation.


The Aspirations of the Green Industrial Revolution: a Historical Perspective

The Green Industrial Revolution is clearly a positive and inspiring story, but there is room for doubting the ability of green technologies to stimulate a new wave of growth comparable to the industrial revolutions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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