Agricultural Output, Calories and Living Standards in England before and during The Industrial Revolution
AbstractThis paper surveys the results of four recent, separate attempts at estimating agricultural output and food availability in England and Wales at points between the Middle Ages and the Industrial Revolution. It highlights their contrasting implications for trends in economic growth and nutritional status over time. It also offers some suggestions aimed at narrowing gaps between the evidence and how it has been interpreted.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School Of Economics, University College Dublin in its series Working Papers with number 201212.
Length: 42 pages
Date of creation: 11 Apr 2012
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agriculture; nutrition; economic growth;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGR-2012-04-17 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2012-04-17 (All new papers)
- NEP-HIS-2012-04-17 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
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