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Thinking about the Industrial Revolution
John H. Komlos Articles by John Komlos from Department of Economics, University of Munich
Argues that the Industrial Revolution is best conceptualized as having grown out of a process that began millennia earlier, and became possible only when the European populations were able to escape from the Malthusian trap which constrained their growth in prior centuries.
Keywords: Industrial Revolution; Malthusian Trap (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J11 N33 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Published in Journal of European Economic History, 1989, 191-206
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