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Maddison Project Database 2013

The Maddison Project has launched an updated version of the original Maddison dataset in January 2013. The update incorporates much of the latest research in the field, and presents new estimates of economic growth in the world economic between AD 1 and 2010. The new estimates are presented and discussed in Bolt and Van Zanden (2014). The Maddison Project: collaborative research on historical national accounts. The Economic History Review, 67 (3): 627–651.


Attribution requirement - When using these data (for whatever purpose), please make the following reference:

  • Maddison Project Database, version 2013. Bolt, J. and J. L. van Zanden (2014). The Maddison Project: collaborative research on historical national accounts. The Economic History Review, 67 (3): 627–651, working paper
  • For the references to the original research on individual countries, see country-source references in the appendix of Bolt and van Zanden (2014).

For questions not covered in the documentation, please contact maddison@rug.nl

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