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Programme

QUANTIFYING LONG RUN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The University of Warwick in Venice, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, 22-24 March 2011

Organisers: Stephen Broadberry (Warwick and CEPR) and Peter Lindert (UC Davis)

Programme

Tuesday 22 March: Britain and Holland, 1270-1870

9.00-9.15: Welcome and Introduction

9.15-10.15: Paper 1

English Economic Growth, 1270-1700
Stephen Broadberry, Bruce Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton, Bas van Leeuwen

10.15-11.15: Paper 2

British Economic Growth and the Business Cycle, 1700-1870
Stephen Broadberry, Bruce Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton and Bas van Leeuwen

11.15-11.45: Tea and Coffee

11.45-12.45: Paper 3

The Character of Growth before ‘Modern Economic Growth: the GDP of Holland between 1347 and 1807
Jan Luiten van Zanden and Bas van Leeuwen

12.45-14.30: Lunch

14.30-15.30: Paper 4

English Medieval Population: Reconciling Time Series and Cross Sectional Evidence
Stephen Broadberry, Bruce Campbell and Bas van Leeuwen

15.30-16.00: Tea and Coffee

16.00-17.00: Paper 5

The Sectoral Distribution of the Labour Force and Labour Productivity in Britain, 1381-1851
Stephen Broadberry, Bruce Campbell and Bas van Leeuwen

17.00-18.00: Paper 6

Social Tables for British North America 1774 and 1800
Peter Lindert and Jeffrey Williamson

20.00: Dinner

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Wednesday 23 March: Other European countries

9.15-10.15: Paper 7

The Rise and Fall of Spain: 1270-1850
Carlos Alvarez-Nogal and Leandro Prados de la Escosura

10.15-11.15: Paper 8

Ancient and Pre-Modern Economies: GDP in the Roman Empire and Early Modern Europe
Paolo Malanima and Elio Lo Cascio

11.15-11.45: Tea and Coffee

 

11.45-12.45: Paper 9

New Estimates of Portugal's GDP per Capita 1500-1850
Jaime Reis

12.45-14.30: Lunch

14.30-15.30: Paper 10

Towards Estimates of Long-Term Growth in the Southern Low Countries, 1500-1846
Erik Buyst

15.30-16.00: Tea and Coffee

16.00-17.00: Paper 11

Economic Growth in Germany, c. 1500-1850
Ulrich Pfister

17.00-18.00: Paper 12

The Swedish Economy 1571-1850 – Growth or Stagnation? Constructing the Historical National Accounts
Olle Krantz

20.00: Dinner

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Thursday 24 March: Russia and Asia

9.15-10.15: Paper 13

Great War, Civil War, and Recovery: Russia’s National Income, 1913 to 1928
Appendix
Andrei Markevich and Mark Harrison

10.15-11.15: Paper 14

Serfdom, Emancipation, and Economic Development in Tsarist Russia
Steven Nafziger

11.15-11.45: Tea and Coffee

11.45-12.45: Paper 15

Calculating Incomes in Imperial Russia before 1861:Possibilities and Challenges
Tracy Dennison

12.45-14.30: Lunch

14.30-15.30: Paper 16

Russia’s Income Distribution 1678-1913: What the Estimates Imply Thus Far
Peter Lindert and Steven Nafzinger

15.30-16.00: Tea and Coffee

16.00-17.00: Paper 17

Japan and the Great Divergence, 730-1870
Jean-Pascal Bassino, Stephen Broadberry, Kyoji Fukao, Bishnupriya Gupta and Masanori Takashima

 21.00: Dinner

 

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