Favorites of Fortune: Technology, Growth, and Economic Development Since the Industrial Revolution
Patrice L. R. Higonnet, David S. Landes, Henry Rosovsky, Coolidge Professor of History and Professor of Economics Emeritus David S Landes
Harvard University Press, 1991 - Počet stran: 558
A galaxy of distinguished international economists and historians pit economic history against the shaky assumptions of the classical economic theory of natural growth. Their explanations consider the factors of technology, entrepreneurialism, and paths to economic growth, but each reflects an ideological wave of explanation that has marked the last two hundred years.
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Perhaps the most significant aspect of their data is that they drastically diminish
the role of crisis mortality as an explanation for the high average mortality rates
that prevailed before 1750 . During the 210 years ending with that date , crisis ...
The conjectural nature of these figures makes the attempt to go from the
anthropometric data to differential mortality rates more illustrative than
substantive . Figure 1 . 4 indicates the apparent location of French and English
males of 18 - IV on ...
It assumes that the city mortality environment was exogenous . It was not . We
have seen that greater crowding and density bred higher mortality . If rural
emigrants had been more responsive to real wage gaps , city growth would have
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