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Introduction

  • Masaaki KuboniwaEmail author
  • Kazuhiro Kumo
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Abstract

The purpose of this book is to provide long-term Russian economic statistics, from 1860 to around 2017, which serve as the basic material for analyzing economic development, in accordance with the framework of the System of National Accounts. In this chapter, first, we clarify the periodical movements of the countries with specific territories somewhat in detail. Second, we briefly summarize the 12 chapters of the book. Third, using the results of estimates of historical statistics and related data, we demonstrate some analytical examples, Russian gross domestic product growth in 2011 US$ and population dynamics for 1860–2017, dependence on foreign trade and state budget, and movements of Marshal’s k, prices, wages, labor share, and investment ratio. Lastly, we conclude with the remaining tasks for further research.

Keywords

Historical statistics Imperial Russia Territorial transformation GDP Long-term series 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Economic ResearchHitotsubashi UniversityKunitachiJapan

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