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This book seeks to identify the forces which explain how and why some parts of the world have grown rich and others have lagged behind. Encompassing 2000 years of history, Part 1 begins with the Roman Empire and explores the key factors that have influenced economic development in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. Part 2 covers the development of macroeconomic tools o This book seeks to identify the forces which explain how and why some parts of the world have grown rich and others have lagged behind. Encompassing 2000 years of history, Part 1 begins with the Roman Empire and explores the key factors that have influenced economic development in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. Part 2 covers the development of macroeconomic tools of analysis from the 17th century to the present. Part 3 looks to the future and considers what the shape of the world economy might be in 2030. Combining both the close quantitative analysis with a more qualitative approach that takes into account the complexity of the forces at work, Contours of the World Economy provides students with a totally fascinating overview of world economic history.


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This book seeks to identify the forces which explain how and why some parts of the world have grown rich and others have lagged behind. Encompassing 2000 years of history, Part 1 begins with the Roman Empire and explores the key factors that have influenced economic development in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. Part 2 covers the development of macroeconomic tools o This book seeks to identify the forces which explain how and why some parts of the world have grown rich and others have lagged behind. Encompassing 2000 years of history, Part 1 begins with the Roman Empire and explores the key factors that have influenced economic development in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. Part 2 covers the development of macroeconomic tools of analysis from the 17th century to the present. Part 3 looks to the future and considers what the shape of the world economy might be in 2030. Combining both the close quantitative analysis with a more qualitative approach that takes into account the complexity of the forces at work, Contours of the World Economy provides students with a totally fascinating overview of world economic history.

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  1. 4 out of 5

    Tomáš Richter

    The style is quite dry and some of the presentation choices can be argued with. But the information this contains is valuable.

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    Srinivas Nidugondi

    Angus Maddison gives a fantastic perspective of how the World economy has progressed over the past 2 odd thousand years. It takes some research to have written such a book. For anyone who wants to know how the World has evolved this could be a good starting point. However there are two areas where I felt the author could have done a better job 1. In the context of India – probably I understand pretty OK – I was saddened to see the history seems to have started and stopped with the Mughals and the B Angus Maddison gives a fantastic perspective of how the World economy has progressed over the past 2 odd thousand years. It takes some research to have written such a book. For anyone who wants to know how the World has evolved this could be a good starting point. However there are two areas where I felt the author could have done a better job 1. In the context of India – probably I understand pretty OK – I was saddened to see the history seems to have started and stopped with the Mughals and the British; India has much more to offer and quite old that the perspective was missed out on. Also, mentioning how India in all probability could have been worse off had the British not invaded is a bit disappointing 2. The macro-economic section while interesting I thought could have been avoided as it did not fit in well

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