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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.

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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