The British Industrial Revolution: An Economic Perspective

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Tables and Figures

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1.1 Estimated Annual Rates of Growth, 1700-187111
1.2 Exports Growth, 1700-185169
1.3 Counterfactual Decline in Income per Capita "Without" an Industrial Revolution 115
1.4 Nominal Wages, Real Wages, and Prices, 1787-1851118
1.5 Nominal Wages, Prices, and Real Wages, 1787-1872120
2.1 Great Britain: Growth Rates in Real Output, 1700-1860134
2.2 Index Numbers of British Real Output, 1760-1800135
2.3 Relative Backwardness of Groups of Countries, 1800-1970155
3.1 Indices of Output, Various Industries 168
3.2 Industrial Structure, 1841, 1815, and 1770171
3.3 Indices of Aggregate Industrial Production, 1700-1841172
3.4 National Income, 1700-1870178
3.5 Sources of Growth, 1700-1860, Crafts' Estimates 183
3.6 Sectoral Contributions to Productivity: Annual Percentage Growth, 1780-1860184
3.7 Cotton Textile Production and Consumption, Effects of Terms of Trade 187
4.1 Estimated Productivity Levels, 1700-1860207
4.2 Agricultural Performance Circa 1850211
4.3 Threshing Rates by Half Century, 1600-1850227
4.4 Numbers of Recorded Wage Payments by Month, 1690-1730228
4.5 Nominal and Real Agricultural Output, 1700-1861232
4.6 Production and Imports of Food, Raw Materials and Energy, 1700-1850234
4.7 Estimated Output Levels, 1700-1860237
5.1 Male Illiteracy by Occupational Group for English Parishes 263
5.2 Skilled Wage Premiums 269

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  • 1: Editor's Introduction *
  • 2: The Fable of the Dead Horse; Or, the Industrial Revolution Revisited *
  • 3: Reassessing the Industrial Revolution *
  • 4: Too Much Revolution *
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