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Nutrition, Population Growth and the Industrial Revolution in England

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  • John Komlos

    () (The Institute of Economic History, Department of Economics, University of Munich)

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Argues that the improvements in nutritional status of the English population in the 1730s was instrumental in the demographic and industrial revolution that started a generation later when those birth cohorts reached adulthood.

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  • John Komlos, "undated". "Nutrition, Population Growth and the Industrial Revolution in England," Articles by John Komlos 26, Department of Economics, University of Munich.
  • Handle: RePEc:ehb:komart:26
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    Keywords

    Nutrition; Population Growth; Industrial Revolution;

    JEL classification:

    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
    • J11 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Demographic Trends, Macroeconomic Effects, and Forecasts
    • N33 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - Europe: Pre-1913

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