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The Industrial Revolution as the Escape from the Malthusian Trap

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  • Komlos, John

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Argues that the Industrial Revolution occurred at a time when the demographic system ceased to be Malthusian.

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Paper provided by University of Munich, Department of Economics in its series Discussion Papers in Economics with number 57.

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Date of creation: Jul 2003
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Handle: RePEc:lmu:muenec:57

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Keywords: industrial revolution; Malthusian trap;

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  1. Becker, Sascha & Hornung, Erik & Woessmann, Ludger, 2009. "Catch Me If You Can: Education and Catch-up in the Industrial Revoluti on," Stirling Economics Discussion Papers 2009-19, University of Stirling, Division of Economics.
  2. Komlos, John & Baten, Jörg, 2003. "Looking Backward and Looking Forward: Anthropometric Research and the Development of Social Science History," Discussion Papers in Economics 59, University of Munich, Department of Economics.

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