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Del cosmos al caos : la serie del PIB de Maluquer de Motes

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Este ensayo examina el intento por parte de Jordi Maluquer de Motes de construir “una nueva y más sólida estimación del Producto Interior Bruto de España”. Para ello elabora una serie histórica del PIB a precios corrientes para 1850-1958. Además, extrapola retrospectivamente las series enlazadas de la contabilidad nacional con esta serie histórica a fin de obtener una nueva estimación del PIB a precios corrientes y constantes para 1850-2000. Errores de tipo estadístico y económico, como la utilización del IPC para reflactar el PIB en términos reales, invalidan su estimación. Además, debido al procedimiento aceptado para enlazar la contabilidad nacional, su propuesta de PIB a precios constantes da lugar a niveles de producto real por habitante que exageran la posición relativa internacional de la economía española

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  • Prados de la Escosura, Leandro, 2009. "Del cosmos al caos : la serie del PIB de Maluquer de Motes," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH wp09-04, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.
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    1. Molinas, Cesar & de la Escosura, Leandro Prados, 1989. "Was Spain different? Spanish historical backwardness revisited," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 385-402, October.
    2. Knick Harley, C., 1989. "Coal exports and British shipping, 1850-1913," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 26(3), pages 311-338, July.
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    Deflactores;

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    • E01 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General - - - Measurement and Data on National Income and Product Accounts and Wealth; Environmental Accounts
    • N13 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - Europe: Pre-1913
    • N14 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - Europe: 1913-
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence

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