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Professor Stephen Broadberry

Current Research Papers

Growth and productivity performance, post-1870
  • "When and Why did Eastern European Economies Begin to Fail?: Lessons from a Czechoslovak/UK Productivity Comparison, 1921-1991", (with Alexander Klein). (pdf file) (This version 10 September2010).
  • "Real Wages and Labour Productivity in Britain and Germany, 1871-1938: A Unified Approach to the International Comparison of Living Standards", (with Carsten Burhop). (pdf file) (This version 15 June 2009)
  • "The Historical Roots of India's Service-Led Development: A sectoral Analysis of Anglo-Indian Productivity Differences, 1870-2000" (with Bishnupriya Gupta). (pdf file) (This version 6 May 2009).
  • "An Economic History of Modern Europe: Industry, 1700-1870", (with Rainer Fremdling and Peter Solar). (pdf file) (This version 6 April 2008).
  • "An Economic History of Modern Europe: Sectoral Developments, 1870-1914", (with Giovanni Federico and Alexander Klein). (pdf file) (This version 18 April 2008).
Long run economic growth, pre-1870
  • "British Economic Growth, 1270-1870" (with Bruce Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton and Bas van Leeuwen). (pdf file) (This version 19 August 2010).

  • "British Economic Growth and the Business Cycle, 1700-1870: Annual Estimates" (with Bas van Leeuwen). (pdf file) (This version 14 July 2010).

  • "English Economic Growth, 1270-1700", (with Bruce Campbell, Alexander klein, Mark overton and Bas van Leeuwen). (pdf file) (This version 9 July 2010).

  • "English Medieval Population: Reconciling Time Series and Cross Sectional Evidence" (with Bruce Campbell and Bas van Leeuwen). (pdf file) (This version 27 July 2010).

  • "Commercialisation, Factor Prices and Technological Progress in the Transition to Modern Economic Growth", (with Sayantan Ghosal and Eugenio Proto). (pdf file) (This version 20 April 2009).

  • "Indian GDP, 1600-1871: Some Preliminary Estimates and a Comparison with Britain", (with Bishnupriya Gupta). (pdf file) (This version 28 April 2010).

  • "Recent Developments in the Theory of Very Long Run Growth: A Historical Appraisal" (pdf file) (This version 16 November 2007)