The Maddison Project: Collaborative Research on Historical National Accounts

  title={The Maddison Project: Collaborative Research on Historical National Accounts},
  author={Jutta Bolt and Jan Luiten van Zanden},
  journal={ERN: Measurement \& Data on National Income \& Product Accounts (Topic)},
  • J. BoltJ. L. van Zanden
  • Published 1 August 2014
  • History, Economics
  • ERN: Measurement & Data on National Income & Product Accounts (Topic)
The Maddison Project, initiated in March 2010 by a group of close colleagues of Angus Maddison, aims to develop an effective system of cooperation between scholars to continue Maddison's work on measuring economic performance in the world economy. This article is a first product of the project. Its goal is to explain the aims and approach of the project, and, as a first result of this ‘collaboratory’, to inventory recent research on historical national accounts. We also briefly discuss some of… 

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