Post-Malthusian Dynamics in Pre-Industrial Scandinavia

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Post-Malthusian Dynamics in Pre-Industrial Scandinavia. / Klemp, Marc; Møller, Niels Framroze.

In: The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, No. 4, 2016, p. 841–867.

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title = "Post-Malthusian Dynamics in Pre-Industrial Scandinavia",
abstract = "Theories of economic growth hypothesize that the transition from pre-industrial stagnation to sustained growth is associated with a post-Malthusian phase in which technological progress raises income and spurs population growth while offsetting diminishing returns to labor. Evidence suggests that England was characterized by post-Malthusian dynamics preceding the Industrial Revolution. However, given England's special position as the forerunner of the Industrial Revolution, it is unclear if a transitory post-Malthusian period is a general phenomenon. Using data from Denmark, Norway and Sweden, this research provides evidence for the existence of a post-Malthusian phase in the transition from stagnation to growth in Scandinavia.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved",
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doi = "10.1111/sjoe.12155",
language = "English",
volume = "118",
pages = "841–867",
journal = "The Scandinavian Journal of Economics",
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AB - Theories of economic growth hypothesize that the transition from pre-industrial stagnation to sustained growth is associated with a post-Malthusian phase in which technological progress raises income and spurs population growth while offsetting diminishing returns to labor. Evidence suggests that England was characterized by post-Malthusian dynamics preceding the Industrial Revolution. However, given England's special position as the forerunner of the Industrial Revolution, it is unclear if a transitory post-Malthusian period is a general phenomenon. Using data from Denmark, Norway and Sweden, this research provides evidence for the existence of a post-Malthusian phase in the transition from stagnation to growth in Scandinavia.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved

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JO - The Scandinavian Journal of Economics

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