"Population Growth through History and the Escape from the Malthusian Trap: A Homeostatic Simulation Model
AbstractProposes an economic-growth model that adheres to the salient features of the European economies during the millennium prior to the Industrial Revolution and shows how the Industrial Revolution, generated by the model, can be conceptualized as an escape from the Malthusian trap.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Munich in its series Articles by John Komlos with number 34.
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Publication status: published in Genus, 1985, 41, 21-40
economic growth; population; Industrial Revolution; Malthusian Trap;
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