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Explaining the Economic Performance of Nations : Essays in Time and Space : Economists of the Twentieth Century - Angus Maddison

Explaining the Economic Performance of Nations : Essays in Time and Space

Economists of the Twentieth Century

Hardcover Published: January 1995
ISBN: 9781852786007
Number Of Pages: 496

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This collection of Angus Maddison's work, which includes new essays, offers a comparative, quantitative analysis of the economic performance of nations, providing a clear view of why growth rates differ and why real income and productivity spreads are so wide. An autobiographical essay is included.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Reasons for Accelerated Growth and Variations in Performancep. 7
Growth and Slowdown in Advanced Capitalist Economies: Techniques of Quantitative Assessmentp. 36
Ultimate and Proximate Growth Causality: A Critique of Mancur Olson on the Rise and Decline of Nationsp. 86
Explaining the Economic Performance of Nations, 1820-1989p. 91
Standardised Estimates of Fixed Capital Stock: A Six Counts Comparisonp. 137
A Long-Run Perspective on Savingp. 167
A Comparison of Levels of GDP Per Capita in Developed and Developing Countries, 1700-1980p. 189
The International Comparison of Value Added, Productivity and Purchasing Power Parities in Agriculturep. 204
International Comparison of Purchasing Power, Real Output and Labour Productivity: A Case Study of Brazilian, Mexican and US Manufacturing, 1975p. 227
The Historical Origins of Indian Povertyp. 257
The Historical Roots of Modern Mexico: 1500-1940p. 308
Dutch Income in and from Indonesia 1700-1938p. 331
Economic Stagnation Since 1973, Its Nature and Causes: A Six Country Surveyp. 361
Origins and Impact of the Welfare State, 1883-1983p. 385
What Is Education For?p. 418
Confessions of a Chiffrephilep. 433
Name indexp. 476
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ISBN: 9781852786007
ISBN-10: 1852786000
Series: Economists of the Twentieth Century
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: January 1995
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.02

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