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Human capital and economic growth: Sweden 1870–2000
This paper presents newly constructed series on human capital in Sweden 1870–2000. The estimates are based on enrolment in different forms of education, stretching as far back as 1812, and the sizeExpand
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Population and Living Standards, 1870-1914
This chapter provides the first all-European overview of diverse aspects of living standards in a period when industrialisation and modernity began to show up in substantial improvements in generalExpand
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Asymmetric trends and European monetary policy in t he Post-Bretton Woods Era
This paper argues that the depth and longevity of the crisis in the eurozone is due to structural and institutional differences between its members and that these are difficult to handle in aExpand
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A Scientific Revolution that Made Life Longer, Schooling and the Decline of Infant Mortality in Europe
This paper addresses the decline in infant mortality that occurred with a remarkable synchronization across Europe around the turn of the century 1900. It is the argument of this paper that thisExpand
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The impact of the great emigration on the Swedish economy
Abstract In the half-century before 1914 wages in Sweden advanced from below the West European average to being at a level with those in Britain. This remarkable record has seldom been addressed, butExpand
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SWINNO: A Database of Swedish Innovations, 1970-2007
This paper introduces a new database of Swedish innovations, SWINNO, in manufacturing and some services such as software. Innovation data are collected with the Literature Based Innovation OutputExpand
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