Usted buscó por: King, Mervyn

Contours of the world economy, 1-2030 AD : essays in macro-economic history

Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2007.
Descripción: xii, 418 páginas : ilustraciones (algunas color), mapas

ISBN: 9780199227204

The contours of world development

The history of macro-measurement

The shape of things to come 6

Contours of world development,

2003AD

The Roman Empire and its economy

Introduction

Key characteristics accounting for Roman success in empire building

Conquest of the Italian Peninsula,

191BC

The empire building process

The disintegration of the empire

Roman demography

Roman income

Endnotes

Bibliography

The resurrection of Western Europe and the transformation of the americas

Why and when did the west get rich?

The driving forces that explain the acceleration in western growth since 1820

Changes in the structure of demand and employment

The european transformation of the Americas, 1500

1820

Endnotes

References

The interaction between Asia and the West, 1500

2003

European

Asian interaction from 1500 to 1820

The impact of Asian trade on Europe, 1500

1820

The impact of Europe on Asia, 1500

1820

Endnotes

References

The impact of Islam and Europe on African development: 1

2003AD

Introduction

The European impact on North Africa before the seventh century

The Islamic conquest and its implications

Egypt as Islamic state

The Maghreb and the initiation of Trans-Saharan trade in gold and slaves

The changing character of Moroccan dynasties and their interaction with Europe and Black Africa

Black Africa and the impact of Islam

The European encounter with Africa

Africa from 1820 to 1960

Post-colonial Africa, 1960 onwards

Appendix

Endnotes

References

Advances in macro-measurement since 1665

Political arithmeticians and historical demographers: the pioneers of macro-measurement

William Petty (1623

87)

John Graunt: the first demographer (1620

74) 256

Gregory King (1648

1712) and Charles Davenant (1656

1714)

Patrick Colquhoun (1745

1820)

French political arithmetic, 1695

1707

Macro-measurement in the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century

Bibliography

Modern macro-measurement: how far have we come?

Development of macro-measurement as a tool of economic policy since 1950 295

Quantifying and interpreting world economic growth from 1820 onwards

Economic performance in the merchant capitalist epoch: 1500

1820

The roots of modernity: 'takeoff' or long apprenticeship

Appendices

Endnotes

Bibliography

The shape of things to come

7the world economy in 2030

Projections of population and changes in demographic characteristics

Assumptions underlying the projections of per capita GDP

The relationship between economic growth, energy consumption, carbon emissions, and global warming

The impact of climate change

The Kyoto Protocol

The report of the House of Lords on climate change

The Stern review of the economics of climate change

Conclusions on global warming.



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