Trade Depression

This page hosts the data on industrial growth rates (manufacturing growth rates where possible) presented in Bénétrix, O’Rourke and Williamson (2015), updated in Bénétrix, O’Rourke and Williamson (forthcoming). We gratefully acknowledge the financial assistance of the European Research Council, under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC grant agreement no. 249546. 

The data files can be accessed through this link: Data files

References: 

Agustín Bénétrix, Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson (2015), Open Economies Review 26: 1-37.

Agustín Bénétrix, Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson (forthcoming), “Measuring the Spread of Modern Manufacturing to the Poor Periphery”, in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1870, co-edited by Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson, forthcoming, Oxford University Press.

Please cite these sources if you use the data.