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Pieter Jop Woltjer

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First Name:Pieter
Middle Name:Jop
Last Name:Woltjer
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RePEc Short-ID:pwo195
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Affiliation

Groningen Growth and Development Centre (GGDC)
Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Groningen, Netherlands
http://www.ggdc.net/

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Working papers

  1. Pahl,Stefan & Timmer,Marcel Peter & Gouma,Reitze & Woltjer,Pieter J., 2019. "Jobs in Global Value Chains : New Evidence for Four African Countries in International Perspective," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8953, The World Bank.
  2. Bakker, Gerben & Crafts, Nicholas & Woltjer, Pieter, 2017. "The Sources of Growth in a Technologically Progressive Economy," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-156, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  3. Bakker, Gerben & Crafts, Nicholas & Woltjer, Pieter, 2017. "The Sources of Growth in a Technologically Progressive Economy: the United States, 1899-1941," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 341, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
  4. Corinne Boter & Pieter Woltjer, 2017. "The impact of demand for labour and economic structure on Dutch unmarried women’s labour force participation, 1812-1929," Working Papers 17015, Economic History Society.
  5. Dalrymple-Smith , Angus & Woltjer , Pieter, 2016. "Commodities, Prices and Risk: The changing market for non-slave products in pre-abolition West Africa," African Economic History Working Paper 31/2016, African Economic History Network.
  6. Ewout Frankema & Jeffrey Williamson & Pieter Woltjer, 2015. "An Economic Rationale for the African Scramble: The Commercial Transition and the Commodity Price Boom of 1845-1885," NBER Working Papers 21213, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Bakker, Gerben & Crafts, Nicholas & Woltjer, Pieter, 2015. "A Vision of the Growth Process in a Technologically Progressive Economy:the United States, 1899-1941," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 257, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
  8. Woltjer, Pieter, 2013. "Taking Over: A New US/UK Productivity Benchmark and the Nature of American Economic Leadership ca. 1910," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-140, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  9. Woltjer, Pieter, 2013. "The Great Escape: Technological Lock-in vs Appropriate Technology in Early Twentieth Century British Manufacturing," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-141, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  10. Woltjer, P. & Smits, Jan-Pieter & Frankema, Ewout, 2010. "Comparing Productivity in the Netherlands, France, UK and US, ca. 1910:A new PPP benchmark and its implications for changing economic leadership," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-113, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  11. Jong, H. de & Woltjer, P., 2009. "A Comparison of Real Output and Productivity for British and American Manufacturing in 1935," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-108, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  12. Smits, J.-P. & Woltjer, P. & Ma, D., 2009. "A Dataset on Comparative Historical National Accounts, ca.1870-1950: A Time-Series Perspective," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-107, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.

Articles

  1. Gerben Bakker & Nicholas Crafts & Pieter Woltjer, 2019. "The Sources of Growth in a Technologically Progressive Economy: The United States, 1899–1941," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 129(622), pages 2267-2294.
  2. Robert Inklaar & Pieter Woltjer & Daniel Gallardo Albarrán, 2019. "The Composition of Capital and Cross-Country Productivity Comparisons," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 36, pages 34-52, Spring.
  3. Frankema, Ewout & Williamson, Jeffrey & Woltjer, Pieter, 2018. "An Economic Rationale for the West African Scramble? The Commercial Transition and the Commodity Price Boom of 1835–1885," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 78(1), pages 231-267, March.
  4. Timmer, Marcel P. & Veenstra, Joost & Woltjer, Pieter J., 2016. "The Yankees of Europe? A New View on Technology and Productivity in German Manufacturing in the Early Twentieth Century," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 76(3), pages 874-908, September.
  5. Pieter Woltjer, 2015. "Taking over: a new appraisal of the Anglo-American productivity gap and the nature of American economic leadership ca. 1910," Scandinavian Economic History Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 63(3), pages 280-301, November.
  6. Herman De Jong & Pieter Woltjer, 2011. "Depression dynamics: a new estimate of the Anglo‐American manufacturing productivity gap in the interwar period," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(2), pages 472-492, May.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Bakker, Gerben & Crafts, Nicholas & Woltjer, Pieter, 2017. "The Sources of Growth in a Technologically Progressive Economy: the United States, 1899-1941," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 341, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).

    Cited by:

    1. Crafts, Nicholas, 2019. "The Sources of British Economic Growth since the Industrial Revolution: Not the Same Old Story," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 430, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).

  2. Ewout Frankema & Jeffrey Williamson & Pieter Woltjer, 2015. "An Economic Rationale for the African Scramble: The Commercial Transition and the Commodity Price Boom of 1845-1885," NBER Working Papers 21213, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Andersson, Jens & Lazuka, Volha, 2019. "Long-term drivers of taxation in francophone West Africa 1893–2010," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 114(C), pages 294-313.
    2. Papaioannou, Kostadis J. & de Haas, Michiel, 2017. "Weather shocks and agricultural commercialization in colonial tropical Africa: did cash crops alleviate social distress?," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 74029, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    3. Federico, Giovanni & Tena Junguito, Antonio, 2016. "Lewis revisited : tropical polities competing on the world market 1830-1938," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH 23305, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.
    4. Willem H. Boshoff & Johan Fourie, 2015. "When did globalization begin in South Africa?," Working Papers 10/2015, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    5. Gareth Austin & Ewout Frankema & Ewout Morten Jerven, 2015. "Patterns of Manufacturing Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Colonization to the Present," Working Papers 0071, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History.

  3. Bakker, Gerben & Crafts, Nicholas & Woltjer, Pieter, 2015. "A Vision of the Growth Process in a Technologically Progressive Economy:the United States, 1899-1941," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 257, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).

    Cited by:

    1. Antonin Bergeaud & Gilbert Cette & Rémy Lecat, 2018. "The role of production factor quality and technology diffusion in twentieth-century productivity growth," Cliometrica, Springer;Cliometric Society (Association Francaise de Cliométrie), vol. 12(1), pages 61-97, January.
    2. Klein, Alexander & Crafts, Nicholas, 2015. "Agglomeration Economies and Productivity Growth : U.S. Cities, 1880-1930," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 235, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
    3. O'Rourke, Kevin Hjortshøj, 2015. "Economic impossibilities for our grandchildren?," CEPR Discussion Papers 10974, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    4. Nicholas Crafts, 2016. "The Rise and Fall of American Growth: Exploring the Numbers," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 106(5), pages 57-60, May.
    5. Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke, 2015. "Economic Impossibilities For Our Grandchildren?," Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers _139, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.

  4. Woltjer, P. & Smits, Jan-Pieter & Frankema, Ewout, 2010. "Comparing Productivity in the Netherlands, France, UK and US, ca. 1910:A new PPP benchmark and its implications for changing economic leadership," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-113, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.

    Cited by:

    1. C. Knick Harley, 2013. "British and European Industrialization," Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers _111, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.

  5. Jong, H. de & Woltjer, P., 2009. "A Comparison of Real Output and Productivity for British and American Manufacturing in 1935," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-108, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.

    Cited by:

    1. Crafts, Nicholas, 2012. "British relative economic decline revisited: The role of competition," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 17-29.
    2. Veenstra, Joost, 2015. "Output growth in German manufacturing, 1907–1936. A reinterpretation of time-series evidence," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 38-49.
    3. Crafts, Nicholas, 2011. "British Relative Economic Decline Revisited," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 42, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
    4. Woltjer, P. & Smits, Jan-Pieter & Frankema, Ewout, 2010. "Comparing Productivity in the Netherlands, France, UK and US, ca. 1910:A new PPP benchmark and its implications for changing economic leadership," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-113, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.

  6. Smits, J.-P. & Woltjer, P. & Ma, D., 2009. "A Dataset on Comparative Historical National Accounts, ca.1870-1950: A Time-Series Perspective," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-107, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.

    Cited by:

    1. Sam Kortum & John Romalis & Brent Neiman & Jonathan Eaton, 2010. "Trade and the Global Recession," 2010 Meeting Papers 1340, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    2. Stuermer, Martin, 2013. "Industrialization and the demand for mineral commodities," Bonn Econ Discussion Papers 13/2013, University of Bonn, Bonn Graduate School of Economics (BGSE).
    3. Warren E. Weber & Robert E. Lucas & Juan Pablo Nicolini & Luca Benati, 2017. "Online Appendix for: International Evidence on Long-Run Money Demand," Working Papers 738, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, revised 10 Feb 2017.
    4. Radoslaw Stefanski, 2014. "Dirty Little Secrets: Inferring Fossil-Fuel Subsidies from Patterns in Emission Intensities," OxCarre Working Papers 134, Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies, University of Oxford.
    5. Federico, Giovanni & Tena Junguito, Antonio, 2016. "A tale of two globalizations : gains for trade and openness 1800-2010," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH 22354, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.
    6. Michael Huberman & Christopher C.M. Meissner & Kim Oosterlinck, 2017. "Technology and Geography in the Second Industrial Revolution: New Evidence from the Margins of Trade," ULB Institutional Repository 2013/247672, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
    7. Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff, 2015. "Financial and Sovereign Debt Crises: Some Lessons Learned and Those Forgotten," Journal of Banking and Financial Economics, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management, vol. 2(4), pages 5-17, June.
    8. Alessandro Nuvolari & Emanuele Russo, 2019. "Technical progress and structural change: a long-term view," LEM Papers Series 2019/17, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy.
    9. Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke & Agustin S. Benetrix & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2012. "The Spread of Manufacturing to the Periphery 1870-2007: Eight Stylized Facts," Economics Series Working Papers 617, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
    10. Michel Fouquin & Jules Hugot, 2016. "Two Centuries of Bilateral Trade and Gravity data: 1827-2014," Vniversitas Económica 015129, Universidad Javeriana - Bogotá.
    11. Dan Liu & Christopher M. Meissner, 2013. "Market Potential and the Rise of US Productivity Leadership," NBER Working Papers 18819, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    12. Klasing, Mariko & Milionis, Petros, 2012. "Reassessing the Evolution of World Trade, 1870-1949," MPRA Paper 39555, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    13. Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado & Markus Poschke, 2009. "Structural Change Out Of Agriculture: Labor Push Versus Labor Pull," Departmental Working Papers 2009-08, McGill University, Department of Economics.
    14. Samuel Standaert & Stijn Ronsse & Benjamin Vandermarliere, 2014. "Historical trade integration: Globalization and the distance puzzle in the long 20th century," Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium 14/897, Ghent University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.
    15. Fabio Monteforte, 2015. "Structural Transformation, the Push-Pull Hypothesis and the Labour Market," Bristol Economics Discussion Papers 15/654, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK, revised 01 Dec 2017.
    16. Ward, Felix & Chen, Yao, 2016. "Rigid relations: External adjustment under the Gold Standard (1880-1913)," Annual Conference 2016 (Augsburg): Demographic Change 145930, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    17. Christoph Farquet, 2012. "The Rise Of The Swiss Tax Haven In The Interwar Period: An International Comparison," Working Papers 0027, European Historical Economics Society (EHES).

Articles

  1. Gerben Bakker & Nicholas Crafts & Pieter Woltjer, 2019. "The Sources of Growth in a Technologically Progressive Economy: The United States, 1899–1941," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 129(622), pages 2267-2294.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Robert Inklaar & Pieter Woltjer & Daniel Gallardo Albarrán, 2019. "The Composition of Capital and Cross-Country Productivity Comparisons," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 36, pages 34-52, Spring.

    Cited by:

    1. Dale W. Jorgenson, 2019. "Introduction," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 36, pages 1-6, Spring.
    2. Zhang, Yifei & Fang, Heyang, 2020. "Does China's overseas lending favor One Belt One Road countries?," MPRA Paper 97954, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Zhang, Yifei & Fang, Heyang, 2019. "Does China's overseas lending favors One Belt One Road countries?," MPRA Paper 97785, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  3. Frankema, Ewout & Williamson, Jeffrey & Woltjer, Pieter, 2018. "An Economic Rationale for the West African Scramble? The Commercial Transition and the Commodity Price Boom of 1835–1885," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 78(1), pages 231-267, March.

    Cited by:

    1. Broadberry, Stephen & Gardner, Leigh, 2019. "Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa, 1885-2008," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 100473, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    2. Remi Jedwab & Felix Meier zu Selhausen & Alexander Moradi, 2018. "The Economics of Missionary Expansion: Evidence from Africa and Implications for Development," CSAE Working Paper Series 2018-07, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    3. Johan Fourie & Nonso Obikili, 2019. "Decolonizing with data: The cliometric turn in African economic history," Working Papers 02/2019, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

  4. Herman De Jong & Pieter Woltjer, 2011. "Depression dynamics: a new estimate of the Anglo‐American manufacturing productivity gap in the interwar period," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 64(2), pages 472-492, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Claire Giordano & Ferdinando Giugliano, 2012. "A Tale of Two Fascisms: Labour Productivity Growth and Competition Policy in Italy, 1911-1951," Quaderni di storia economica (Economic History Working Papers) 28, Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area.
    2. BASSINO, Jean-Pascal & van der ENG, Pierre, 2016. "Asia's 'Little Divergence' in the 20th Century: Evidence from PPP-based direct estimates of GDP per capita, 1913-1969," Discussion paper series HIAS-E-28, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University.
    3. Joost Veenstra & Herman de Jong, 2015. "A Tale of Two Tails: Plant Size Variation and Comparative Labor Productivity in U.S. and German Manufacturing in the Early 20th Century," CEH Discussion Papers 032, Centre for Economic History, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
    4. Barry Eichengreen, 2015. "Wall of Worries: Reflections on the Secular Stagnation Debate," IMES Discussion Paper Series 15-E-05, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan.

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  1. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (8) 2015-06-05 2015-12-20 2016-01-03 2016-01-18 2017-10-15 2017-11-26 2018-06-25 2018-10-15. Author is listed
  2. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (6) 2015-06-05 2015-12-20 2016-01-03 2016-01-18 2017-10-15 2017-11-26. Author is listed
  3. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (5) 2015-12-20 2016-01-03 2017-10-15 2017-11-26 2018-06-25. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (4) 2015-12-20 2016-01-18 2017-10-15 2017-11-26
  5. NEP-INO: Innovation (4) 2016-01-18 2017-10-15 2017-11-26 2018-06-25
  6. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2020-03-02
  7. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2020-03-02
  8. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2015-06-05

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