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Demystifying growth and development in North Song China, 960–1127

Deng, Kent (2013) Demystifying growth and development in North Song China, 960–1127. Working paper, 178. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

The Northern Song Period (960–1127) has been recognised as one of the most important eras in China’s economic and demographic history. This study investigates climatic and geopolitical conditions and factors that led to economic restructuring whereby intensive growth took place to generate more wealth to support a growing population. This paper reveals the unique nature and mechanisms behind the Song remarkable economic growth with quantitative evidence.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Official URL: http://www.lse.ac.uk/economicHistory/home.aspx
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Departments > Economic History
Series: Working Papers
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2013 10:45
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2013 16:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/50969

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