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British economic growth 1270-1870

British economic growth 1270-1870

1/2022 Stephen Broadberry, Bruce M.S. Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton and Bas van Leeuwen
Broadberry, S., Campbell, B.M.S., Klein, A., Overton, M., and van Leeuwen, B. (2015), British Economic Growth, 1270-1870, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
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1/2022 Stephen Broadberry, Bruce M.S. Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton and Bas van Leeuwen

This is the data underlying a definitive new account of Britain's economic evolution from a backwater of Europe in 1270 to the hub of the global economy in 1870. A team of leading economic historians reconstruct Britain's national accounts for the first time right back into the thirteenth century to show what really happened quantitatively during the centuries leading up to the Industrial Revolution. Contrary to traditional views of the earlier period as one of Malthusian stagnation, they reveal how the transition to modern economic growth built on the earlier foundations of a persistent upward trend in GDP per capita which doubled between 1270 and 1700. The data provides comprehensive estimates of population, land use, agricultural production, industrial and service-sector production and GDP per capita.

Broadberry, S., Campbell, B.M.S., Klein, A., Overton, M., and van Leeuwen, B. (2015), British Economic Growth, 1270-1870, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press