The Industrial Revolution

A Macroeconomic Interpretation

  • Douglas Fisher

Table of contents

About this book

Introduction

'Fisher's book will appeal to scholars interested in historical macroeconomics and the industrial revolution. It suggests promising directions for future research, and it contains vast amounts of useful information. In time, specialists may find it to be an indispensable reference.'- Gary Richardson, Journal of Economic History In this study of the European economy from 1700 to 1910, the macroeconomic data from five countries is examined both descriptively and analytically (using structural and time-series methods). The UK receives three chapters, in view of the extensive literature in that case, while France, Germany, Italy and Sweden are each covered in a separate chapter.

Keywords

economic history industrial revolution Industrialisierung Journal of Economic History macroeconomics methods

Authors and affiliations

  • Douglas Fisher
    • 1
  1. 1.North Carolina State UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-22391-6
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1992
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-22393-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-22391-6
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