The British Industrial Revolution: An Economic Perspective

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Index
Accounting, 110
Adams, Robert McC., 4, 18
Adverse selection, 86, 100
Africa, 73
Agency problem, 106
Aggregation, 8, 164, 168, 174, 186
biases, 141, 143, 145
Agricultural "revolution", 72, 206, 207, 209, 210, 212, 233
Agriculture, 12, 14, 59, 125, 163, 174, 180, 181, 189, 190, 192, 194, 199, 204, 234, 278
and energy supplies, 234, 235
data, 175
efficiency, 220, 221
farm size, 225
growth, 179, 189, 236
immigrants, 91
labor force, 208, 210, 228, 232
labor productivity, 209, 210, 217, 222, 225, 227
literacy of labor force, 262, 263
medieval, 34
mixed, 177
output, 174-176, 209, 210, 231-233, 235-237
output data, 165
output estimate, 175, 176
pre-1750, 238
productivity growth, 72, 206, 209, 210, 216, 217, 224, 229-231, 238
regional, 176
skilled labor, 263
work hours, 226, 228
yields, 208, 210, 212, 214, 215, 217, 220
Ainsworth, Thomas, 38
Akerlof, George, 86
Allen, Robert C., 2, 209, 210, 212, 217, 220, 229, 233, 270
on agricultural output, 176, 232
on agricultural productivity, 207, 224
on enclosures, 220, 223
on family earnings, 118
on iron production, 181
on labor mobility, 265
on landlords, 125
on the agricultural labor force, 263
on wages, 119
on workers' diet, 86
Amsden, Alice, 278
Anesthesia, 124
Artificers and Apprentices
Statute of, 49, 50, 264
Apprenticeship, 37, 50, 92, 259
pauper, 55, 87
Aristocracy of labor, 197
Arkwright, Richard, 3, 21, 36, 40, 43, 51, 75, 97, 103, 112, 146, 185, 209
Armstrong, W. A., 266
Arnould, A.-M., 138
Arthur, Brian, 31
Artz, Frederic, 79
Ashton, T. S., 17, 18, 24, 47, 50, 52, 114, 115, 130, 131, 147, 149, 157, 266, 274
on the term Industrial Revolution, 2
on preindustrial Britain, 3
on technological change, 61
on the dates of the Industrial Revolution, 2
Associations, technical, 37, 248
Asymmetric information, 100, 111
Augmented-Solow growth model, 251, 254
Ault, Warren 0., 219
Austen, Jane, 4
Babbage, Charles, 22, 33, 107, 108
Bacon, Francis, 77, 78
Bairoch, Paul, 154, 181, 182, 186
Balcarres, Earl of, 79
Bank of England, 203
Bankruptcy, 99
statistics, 95

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  • 2: The Fable of the Dead Horse; Or, the Industrial Revolution Revisited *
  • 3: Reassessing the Industrial Revolution *
  • 4: Too Much Revolution *
  • 5: The Role of Education and Skill in the British Industrial Revolution *
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