The Maddison Project: Collaborative Research on Historical National Accounts

@article{Bolt2014TheMP,
  title={The Maddison Project: Collaborative Research on Historical National Accounts},
  author={J. Bolt and Jan Luiten van Zanden},
  journal={Macroeconomics: National Income & Product Accounts eJournal},
  year={2014}
}
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… Expand
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