The Spread of Manufacturing to the Periphery 1870-2007: Eight Stylized Facts
AbstractThis paper documents industrial output growth around the poor periphery (Latin America, the European periphery, the Middle East and North Africa, Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa) between 1870 and 2007.� We provide answers to the following questions.� When and where did rapid industrial growth begin in the periphery?� When and where did peripheral growth rates exceed those in the industrial core?� When was the high-point of peripheral industrial growth?� When and where did it become widespread?� When was the high-point of peripheral convergence on the core?� How variable was the growth experience between countries?� And how persistent was peripheral industrial growth?
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Oxford, Department of Economics in its series Economics Series Working Papers with number 617.
Date of creation: 02 Jul 2012
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Third World industrialization; History;
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- Agustín S. Bénétrix & Kevin H. O’Rourke & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2012. "The Spread of Manufacturing to the Periphery 1870-2007: Eight Stylized Facts," Working Papers 0021, European Historical Economics Society (EHES).
- Bénétrix, Agustín & O'Rourke, Kevin H. & Williamson, Jeffrey G, 2012. "The Spread of Manufacturing to the Periphery 1870-2007: Eight Stylized Facts," CEPR Discussion Papers 9060, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- F1 - International Economics - - Trade
- N7 - Economic History - - Economic History: Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, and Other Services
- O2 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy
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- Breaking News: The old rapid peripheral industrial growth
by sebastianfleitas in NEP-HIS blog on 2012-09-07 11:37:51
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