GLOBAL QUANTIFICATION AND INVENTORY DEMAND FOR SILVER IN CHINA

@article{Cao2020GLOBALQA,
  title={GLOBAL QUANTIFICATION AND INVENTORY DEMAND FOR SILVER IN CHINA},
  author={Jin Cao and Dennis Owen Flynn},
  journal={Revista de Historia Econ{\'o}mica / Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History},
  year={2020},
  volume={38},
  pages={421 - 447}
}
  • Jin Cao, D. Flynn
  • Published 22 July 2019
  • Economics
  • Revista de Historia Económica / Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History
ABSTRACT This article provides an initial (partial) estimate of silver quantities held within China around mid-18th century, utilising archival evidence related to wealth confiscations. Better future estimates for overall Chinese silver holdings could also facilitate more accurate estimation of Chinese silver (legal plus illegal) imports. Similar analyses for other world regions could eventually yield estimates for global silver stock holdings, useful in turn for improving global silver mining… 
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