The Handbook of Historical Economics
  • Author : Alberto Bisin
  • Release Date : 21 April 2021
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 1002
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128162682

Download or read book entitled The Handbook of Historical Economics written by Alberto Bisin and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 21 April 2021 with total pages 1002. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Handbook of Historical Economics guides students and researchers through a quantitative economic history that uses fully up-to-date econometric methods. The book's coverage of statistics applied to the social sciences makes it invaluable to a broad readership. As new sources and applications of data in every economic field are enabling economists to ask and answer new fundamental questions, this book presents an up-to-date reference on the topics at hand. Provides an historical outline of the two cliometric revolutions, highlighting the similarities and the differences between the two Surveys the issues and principal results of the "second cliometric revolution" Explores innovations in formulating hypotheses and statistical testing, relating them to wider trends in data-driven, empirical economics