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Angus Maddison

This blogpost examines the dubious assumptions behind Angus Maddison’s pre-1200 income data.

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Height in the Dark Ages

Everything went to hell after the fall of the Roman empire — at least in the western part. Literacy collapsed; roads were no longer maintained; interregional trade pretty much died out; barbarian marauders from the north preyed on the weak … Continue reading

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