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Can you guess the Russian for “Hlahla! Uthlofan, lauflings!”?

If so, these links are for you. Tom at Wuthering Expectations has been posting about early–twentieth century Russian poets all week: Kuzmin, Khlebnikov, … 15 more words

Russian Literature

But it was Mendel’s Dwarf that saw him come into his own as a writer. A dozen years on, his voice still lifts when he talks about it.

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Books

Working Paper: The EU KLEMS Productivity Report

Issue 2

ABSTRACT: This report presents the second description of results obtained from the first release of the EU KLEMS Growth and Productivity Accounts, which have been released in March 2008. 466 more words

Twentieth Century

Working Paper: A Dataset on Comparative Historical National Accounts

Ca. 1870-1950, A Time-Series Perspective

ABSTRACT: This paper accompanies the Historical National Accounts datahub which presents an overview of the currently available studies on long-term economic growth across countries. 293 more words

Twentieth Century

Working Paper: A Comparison of Real Output and Productivity for British and American Manufacturing in 1935

ABSTRACT: The manufacturing productivity gap between the U.S. and the U.K. became much larger during the interwar period than existing estimates suggest. This paper presents a new estimate based on real value added and hours worked. 248 more words

Twentieth Century

Working Paper: Comparing Productivity in the Netherlands, France, UK and US, ca. 1910

A New PPP Benchmark and its Implications for Changing Economic Leadership

ABSTRACT: This paper presents a new benchmark of output and relative prices (PPPs) for agriculture, mining and five manufacturing branches in the US, UK, France and the Netherlands around 1910. 366 more words

Twentieth Century

Working Paper: The Great Escape

Technological Lock-in vs Appropriate Technology in Early Twentieth Century
British Manufacturing

ABSTRACT: America’s lead over Europe in manufacturing productivity from the late nineteenth century onwards has often been contributed to differences in initial conditions, trapping Europe in a relatively declining, labor-intensive and low-productive technological path.  298 more words

Twentieth Century