From Malthus to Modern Growth: Can Epidemics Explain the Three Regimes?

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Lagerlöf, Nils-Petter;
  • Subject: Malthus; population; income
    • jel: jel:J00

These are the stylized facts of long-run economic and demographic development, as described by Galor and Weil (AER 1999, 2000): Under an initial Malthusian Regime the growth rates of population and per-capita income are both low. Then follows a Post-Malthusian Regime, w... View more
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