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Oct 21, 2021 - Clio Infra
Bolt, Jutta; van Zanden, Jan Luiten, 2015, "The long view on economic growth: New estimates of GDP", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/8FCYOX, IISH Data Collection, V2, UNF:6:LkOdJSJcusmuFZ5isvk+lw== [fileUNF]
The Maddison Project, initiated in March 2010 by a group of close colleagues of Angus Maddison, aims to develop an effective way of cooperation between scholars to continue Maddison’s work on measuring economic performance in the world economy. This paper is a first product of th...
Oct 21, 2021 - Clio Infra
Gilmore, Oisín, 2021, "The working week in manufacturing since 1820", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/SZ4A1H, IISH Data Collection, V1, UNF:6:Zqh4+uGx03IvDmjICOPxFA== [fileUNF]
The dataset contains some 4 300 observations and covers 120 countries or political units. It shows that workers in manufacturing worked 60 to 90 hours per week in the 19th century, compared to around 40 hours today. This is a reduction of 20-50 hours, that is, 50-125% of today’s...
Oct 20, 2021 - Clio Infra
Peter Lindert, 2021, "Social Spending", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/CP5NDW, IISH Data Collection, V1
As a share of GDP, government social spending has a hockey stick shape, remaining flat and near zero until the 20th century, when it rose sharply. Northwest Europe has always led the way. Over time, support has become more generous for the average elderly person relative to the y...
Sep 23, 2021 - Electronic Repository of Russian Historical Statistics (RISTAT)
Kessler, Gijs, 2016, "Vocabularies RISTAT", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/DXDEBK, IISH Data Collection, V182, UNF:6:OMGvZtGWdYHyIlbXk0SKaA== [fileUNF]
Vocabularies for RISTAT in English and Russian
Sep 23, 2021 - Electronic Repository of Russian Historical Statistics (RISTAT)
Kessler, Gijs, 2016, "Documentation RISTAT", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/ULLJRB, IISH Data Collection, V65
Complete set of documentation files RISTAT
Aug 18, 2021 - Clio Infra
Guido, Alfani; Schifano, Sonia, 2021, "Wealth Top10 percent share", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/BI8EQU, IISH Data Collection, V1
The wealth Gini index value varies between 0 (perfect equality, i.e. all households or individuals have the same wealth) and 1 (perfect inequality, i.e. one household or individual owns all the wealth, the others have none). The wealth share of the top 10% is the share of wealth...
Aug 18, 2021 - Clio Infra
Alfani, Guido; Schifano, Sonia, 2021, "Wealth Yearly Ginis", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/GQGKRH, IISH Data Collection, V1
The wealth Gini index value varies between 0 (perfect equality, i.e. all households or individuals have the same wealth) and 1 (perfect inequality, i.e. one household or individual owns all the wealth, the others have none). The wealth share of the top 10% is the share of wealth...
Aug 18, 2021 - Clio Infra
Alfani, Guido; Schifano, Sonia, 2021, "Wealth Total", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/U8ZDOM, IISH Data Collection, V1
The wealth Gini index value varies between 0 (perfect equality, i.e. all households or individuals have the same wealth) and 1 (perfect inequality, i.e. one household or individual owns all the wealth, the others have none). The wealth share of the top 10% is the share of wealth...
Aug 18, 2021 - Clio Infra
Guido Alfani; Sonia Schifano, 2021, "Wealth Decadal Ginis", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/1NO6GS, IISH Data Collection, V1
The wealth Gini index value varies between 0 (perfect equality, i.e. all households or individuals have the same wealth) and 1 (perfect inequality, i.e. one household or individual owns all the wealth, the others have none). The wealth share of the top 10% is the share of wealth...
Jul 29, 2021 - Historical Database of Dutch Municipalities
Boonstra, Onno, 2016, "Historische Database Nederlandse Gemeenten", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/RPBVK4, IISH Data Collection, V5
This dataset contains all files from the HDNG (Historical Database of Dutch Municipalities) as were received from Onno Boonstra, PI on the HASH project generating data and improving quality of the Historical Ecological Database (HED). This data is live queryable on Druid: https:/...
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