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Paul Samuelson's repeated predictions of the Soviet Union economy catching up with the USA

Paul Samuelson wrote in the 1961 edition of his famous economics textbook that GNP in the Soviet Union was about half that in the United States but the Soviet Union was growing faster.  647 more words

Economic History

#Productivity, #Employment and #Structural Change in #developing countries

Patterns of Structural Change in Developing Countries

by Marcel Timmer (University of Groningen), Gaaitzen de Vries (University of Groningen), Klaas de Vries (The Conference Board, Brussels) 1,506 more words

Economic History

The official statement by President Nixon to be read in case the astronauts were stranded on the Moon

The official statement by President Nixon to be read in case the astronauts were stranded on the Moon – July 18, 1969 pic.twitter.com/dyP6MZjotw

— Classic Pics (@classicepics) January 22, 2015

Economic History

1564 world map

Ortelius' 1564 world map – by studying the coasts he had the idea of continental drift 300 years before it was proven pic.twitter.com/m8UrfEE9jh

— Europe's History (@EuropesHistory) January 22, 2015

Economic History

Another New York skyscraper picture

Two men clean a corner of the ornamentation eagle of the Chrysler Building, New York, 1932 pic.twitter.com/igozqLmzT3

— History In Pictures (@itsHlSTORY) December 6, 2014

Technological Progress