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Contours of the world economy, 1-2030 AD: essays in macro-economic history

Author: Maddison, Angus Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: Maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199227204Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Contours fo the World Economy I-2030AD Essays in Macro-Economic History Contents LIST OF FIGURES LIST OF TABLES LIST OF BOXES ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS viii ix xiii xiv Introduction and Summary The Contours of World Development The History of Macro-Measurement The Shape of Things to Come PART I Contours of World Development, 1-2003AD 1 The Roman Empire and its Economy Introduction Key Characteristics Accounting for Roman Success in Empire Building Conquest of the Italian Peninsula, 396-191 BC The Empire Building Process The Disintegration of the Empire Roman Demography Roman Income Endnotes Bibliography 1 2 5 6 11 11 13 17 18 30 32 43 60 62 2 The Resurrection of Western Europe and the Transformation of the Americas 69 Why and When did the West Get Rich? The Driving Forces that Explain the Acceleration in Western Growth since 1820 Changes in the Structure of Demand and Employment The European Transformation of the Americas, 1500-1820 Endnotes References 3 The Interaction Between Asia and the West, 1500-2003 European­Asian Interaction from 1500 to 1820 The Impact of Asian Trade on Europe, 1500-1820 The Impact of Europe on Asia, 1500-1820 73 74 87 105 108 111 112 115 116 69 Endnotes References 4 The Impact of Islam and Europe on African Development: 1-2003AD Introduction The European Impact on North Africa Before the Seventh Century The Islamic Conquest and its Implications Egypt as an Islamic State The Maghreb and the Initiation of Trans-Saharan Trade in Gold and Slaves The Changing Character of Moroccan Dynasties and their Interaction with Europe and Black Africa Black Africa and the Impact of Islam The European Encounter with Africa Africa from 1820 to 1960 Post-Colonial Africa, 1960 Onwards Appendix: The Crusades 1096-1270 Endnotes References PART II Advances in Macro-Measurement Since 1665 5 Political Arithmeticians and Historical Demographers: The Pioneers of Macro-Measurement William Petty (1623-87) John Graunt: The First Demographer (1620-74) Gregory King (1648-1712) and Charles Davenant (1656-1714) Patrick Colquhoun (1745-1820) French Political Arithmetic, 1695-1707 Macro-Measurement in the Nineteenth and First Half of the Twentieth Century Bibliography 6 Modern Macro-Measurement: How Far Have We Come? Development of Macro-Measurement as a Tool of Economic Policy since 1950 Quantifying and Interpreting World Economic Growth from 1820 Onwards Economic Performance in the Merchant Capitalist Epoch: 1500-1820 The Roots of Modernity: 'Takeoff' or Long Apprenticeship Appendices 178 179 183 183 185 188 193 206 209 214 217 227 231 237 239 240 249 250 256 258 282 284 287 288 294 295 301 307 315 316 Endnotes Bibliography PART III The Shape of Things to Come 7 The World Economy in 2030 Projections of Population and Changes in Demographic Characteristics Assumptions Underlying the Projections of Per Capita GDP The Relationship Between Economic Growth, Energy Consumption, Carbon Emissions, and Global Warming The Impact of Climate Change The Kyoto Protocol The Report of the House of Lords on Climate Change The Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change Conclusions on Global Warming Appendix Endnotes Bibliography Appendices Statistical Appendix A Statistical Appendix B: Ingredients of Growth Accounts in Japan, UK, and USA, 1820-2003 INDEX 321 323 335 335 338 347 360 362 362 363 366 367 369 370 375 384 387

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