Four centuries of British economic growth: the roles of technology and population

Using long historical data for Britain over the period 1620-2006, this paper seeks to explain the importance of innovative activity, population growth and other factors in inducing the transition from the Malthusian trap to the post-Malthusian growth regime.Furthermore, the paper tests the ability o...

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Volume: 15
Main Author: Jakob B. Madsen
James B. Ang
Rajabrata Banerjee
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Boston Springer 01.12.2010
Springer US
SPRINGER
published in: Journal of economic growth (Boston, Mass.) Vol. 15; no. 4; pp. 263 - 290
ORCID: 0000-0001-9497-0187
0000-0002-4952-3043
0000-0002-9610-5178
Data of publication: 20101201
ISSN: 1381-4338
1573-7020
EISSN: 1573-7020
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
O40
O30
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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