Note: I am grateful to Angus Deaton, Claude Diebolt, James Fenske, Branko Milanovic, and Jeff Williamson for their comments, as well as to participants at the London School of Economics, Imperial College, and Oxford University seminars, the Conference “Wellbeing and inequality in the long run: measurement, history, and ideas,” Fundación Ramón Areces-Universidad Carlos III (Madrid, May 2012), EHES VII Summer School (Madrid, July 2012), the World Economic History Congress Presidential Session (Stellenbosch, July 2012), the 9th BETA-Workshop in Historical Economics (Strasbourg, May 2013), and the 10th European Historical Economics Conference (London, September 2013). I also thank Alexander Apostolides, Pablo Astorga, Victor Bulmer-Thomas, Salomon Kalmanovitz, Alfonso Herranz-Loncán, and Bruno Seminario who kindly shared their unpublished data. Financial support from Fundación Rafael del Pino's “Economic Freedom and Wellbeing in History” research project and the HI-POD Project, Seventh Research Framework Programme Contract No. 225342, is acknowledged. The usual disclaimer applies.
World Human Development: 1870–2007
Article first published online: 3 JAN 2014
© 2014 International Association for Research in Income and Wealth
Review of Income and Wealth
Volume 61, Issue 2, pages 220–247, June 2015
How to Cite
Prados de la Escosura, L. (2015), World Human Development: 1870–2007. Review of Income and Wealth, 61: 220–247. doi: 10.1111/roiw.12104
- Issue published online: 11 MAY 2015
- Article first published online: 3 JAN 2014
- Fundación Rafael del Pino's “Economic Freedom and Wellbeing in History” research project
- HI-POD Project
- Seventh Research Framework Programme. Grant Number: 225342
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