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"Population Growth through History and the Escape from the Malthusian Trap: A Homeostatic Simulation Model

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  • John Komlos

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    (The Institute of Economic History, Department of Economics, University of Munich)

  • Marc Artzrouni

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Proposes 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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Paper 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
Handle: RePEc:ehb:komart:34

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Keywords: economic growth; population; Industrial Revolution; Malthusian Trap;

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  1. Samad Sarferaz & Alexander Rathke, 2014. "Malthus and the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from a Time-Varying VAR," KOF Working papers 14-351, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich.
  2. Alexander Rathke & Samad Sarferaz, 2010. "Malthus was right: new evidence from a time-varying VAR," IEW - Working Papers 477, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich.

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