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Premature deindustrialization: GGDC data in the Wall Street Journal

Date:25 November 2015
Author:Robert Inklaar

While advanced economies grew rich from specialising in manufacturing and employing a large share of the labor force in this sector, the research of Dani Rodrik suggests that path is no longer available to lower-income economies today. How does he know that? Thanks to the GGDC 10-sector database, on which the Wall Street Journal also draws for their article.

Tags: 10-Sector, Press