30 April 2010

Angus Maddison 1926-2010, and long-run historical economic development

Angus Maddison was the first guy to create historical GDP estimates.

Adrian Wood gave my class this chart in university and told us all to stick it on our walls and spend some time staring at it.


You can play with the Gapminder version here or buy the book here.

Update: Here is the Economist

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