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The ifo Prussian Economic History Database (iPEHD)

The ifo Prussian Economic History Database (iPEHD)

15/2022 Sascha O Becker, Francesco Cinnirella, Erik Hornung and Ludger Woessmann
Data: Becker S. O., Cinnirella F., Hornung E.,  Wößmann, L., (2014): The ifo Prussian Economic History Database  (iPEHD). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA8484 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12140
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15/2022 Sascha O Becker, Francesco Cinnirella, Erik Hornung and Ludger Woessmann

The ifo Prussian Economic History Database (iPEHD) is a  county-level database covering a rich collection of variables for all  counties of Prussia during the 19th century. The Royal Prussian  Statistical Office collected these data in a number of censuses over the  period 1816-1901, with much county-level information surviving in the  archives. These data provide a unique treasure for unprecedented  micro-regional empirical research in economic history, analysing the  importance of such factors as education, religion, fertility, and many  others for the economic development of Prussia in the 19th century. The  service of iPEHD is to provide the data in a digitized and structured way.

Data: Becker S. O., Cinnirella F., Hornung E.,  Wößmann, L., (2014): The ifo Prussian Economic History Database  (iPEHD). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA8484 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12140

Paper: Becker, S. O., Cinnirella, F., Hornung E.  and Woessmann L., "iPEHD - The ifo Prussian Economic History  Database", 2014, Historical Methods 47(2): 57-66,  https://doi.org/10.1080/01615440.2013.852370