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Rebasing 'Maddison': new income comparisons and the shape of long-run economic development


  • Inklaar, Robert
  • de Jong, Harmen
  • Bolt, Jutta
  • van Zanden, Jan

    (Groningen University)


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  • Inklaar, Robert & de Jong, Harmen & Bolt, Jutta & van Zanden, Jan, 2018. "Rebasing 'Maddison': new income comparisons and the shape of long-run economic development," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-174, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  • Handle: RePEc:gro:rugggd:gd-174

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