poly: Sources of historical economic data

From: Hal Finney <hal@rain.org>
Date: Thu Apr 30 1998 - 15:42:14 PDT

Robin Hanson writes:
> Britain roughly doubled its GDP from 1830 to 1870, and then doubled again
> from 1870 to 1910. (Per-capita growth was slower, doubling once in this
> whole period.) Britain grew *slower* than the rest of Europe.

Can anyone provide pointers to online sources of historical economic data
like this? A while back I was looking for information on US GNP growth
rates during the 19th century and my normal web search techniques were
not successful.

Received on Thu Apr 30 22:55:29 1998

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