Development Centre Studies The World Economy: Historical by Angus Maddison

By Angus Maddison

Following his the area economic climate: a Millennial viewpoint, Angus Maddison the following deals an extraordinary perception into the heritage and political impact of nationwide money owed and nationwide accounting.  He demonstrates that such statistical information can make clear the research of monetary phenomena akin to progress, industry formation and source of revenue distribution.  This technique is very fascinating for constructing nations frequently missing the services or information to provide sturdy nationwide accounts.  It additionally serves as a reminder for OECD nations that potent coverage making relies on verifiable monetary facts. This publication comprises tables displaying Maddison's estimates for the area and its significant areas from as early because the yr one thousand. it's meant as a learn consultant for destiny comparisons of financial functionality in house and time.  it's for students and scholars of economics and monetary heritage in addition to for statisticians.

Show description

Read or Download Development Centre Studies The World Economy: Historical Statistics (Development Centre Studies) PDF

Best comparative books

Patterns of Regionalism And Federalism: Lessons for the UK (The Clifford Chance Lectures)

Federalism is still a hugely contentious factor within the united kingdom. quite a lot of devolution has already turn into a part of the neighborhood panorama and extra might keep on with. With the competence for a couple of regulations hence transferring from Westminster to Scotland, Wales, Northern eire, and in destiny maybe even inside of England itself, international event with federal and neighborhood constructions turns into a worthwhile resource of principles.

The Comparative Roles of Suspension-Feeders in Ecosystems: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on The Comparative Roles of Suspension-Feeders in Ecosystems Nida, Lithuania 4–9 October 2003

Animals are a huge hyperlink among the water column (pelagic) and the ground (benthic) habitats in such a lot shallow platforms. This coupling is ruled through energetic strategies reminiscent of suspension-feeding within which the organism actively makes use of strength to pump water that's then filtered to take away suspended debris which are ate up whereas undigested is still are deposited at the backside.

Preventing Corporate Corruption: The Anti-Bribery Compliance Model

This e-book offers the result of a two-year overseas examine undertaking carried out for the United international locations place of work on medicines and Crime (UNDOC) to enquire and supply options for lowering bribery and corruption in enterprises and associations. It begins with an empirical case examine at the effectiveness of a suite of self-regulation ideas followed through multinational businesses within the strength region.

The Legal Integration of Energy Markets

Booklet through Daintith, Terence, Williams, Stephen F.

Additional resources for Development Centre Studies The World Economy: Historical Statistics (Development Centre Studies)

Example text

188–9. Annual percentage GDP movement, 1913– 24, derived from economic activity estimates of F. G. M. Williams, “Real Output in Switzerland: New Estimates for 1914–47“, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/ June 2000, adjusted to fit 1913–24 movement shown by Clark (1957). 1950 onwards from OECD sources. Population, 1830, 1840 and 1850 from A. 12. 1820–30 assumed to grow at same pace as 1830–40. Annual movement 1851–70 from Ritzmann, op. ; 1871–1949 from Annuaire statistique de la Suisse 1952, Federal Statistical Office, Bern 1953, pp.

The population and GDP estimates for 1920 and earlier years include the whole of Ireland. Table 1–3 gives a geographic breakdown for benchmark years 1820–2001. Until the 1990s, Irish per capita income levels were well below those in Great Britain, but have now surged ahead. 32 Western Europe, 1500–2001 Table 1-4. Population and GDP: 13 Small West European Countries, 1950-2001 1950 Iceland Luxembourg Cyprus Malta 9 Other 13 Country Total 143 296 494 312 285 1 529 1973 1990 2001 Population (000 at mid-year) 212 255 350 382 634 681 322 359 389 482 1 907 2 159 278 443 763 395 516 2 595 GDP (million 1990 international dollars) Iceland Luxembourg Cyprus Malta 9 Other 13 Country Total 762 2 481 930 278 1 429 5 880 2 435 5 237 3 207 855 4 718 16 452 4 596 8 819 6 651 2 987 8 152 31 205 6 131 16 452 9 823 4 790 10 357 47 553 Per capita GDP (1990 international dollars) Iceland Luxembourg Cyprus Malta 9 Other 13 Country Average 5 336 8 382 1 883 894 5 013 3 846 11 472 14 963 5 058 2 655 12 129 8 627 18 024 23 086 9 767 8 320 16 913 14 453 22 054 37 138 12 874 12 127 20 077 19 855 13 Small Countries: Estimates of GDP movement for Iceland and Luxembourg 1950–2001 from OECD National Accounts, various issues; Cyprus and Malta 1950–90 from Maddison (1995) updated from IMF.

H. Feinstein, National Income, Expenditure and Output of the United Kingdom 1855–1965, Cambridge University Press, 1972, Table 6. A. Kennedy, Productivity and Industrial Growth: The Irish Experience, Oxford University Press, 1971, p. 3. Population, 1921–49, from UN, Demographic Yearbook 1960, New York. 29 The World Economy: Historical Statistics Italy: 1820 and annual 1861–1970 GDP movement from A. Maddison, “A Revised Estimate of Italian Economic Growth 1861–1989“, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, June 1991.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.90 of 5 – based on 34 votes