Lecture “History and Economic Development” in Shanghai

On October 21-22, 2017, our researcher Prof. Dr. Xu Yi was invited to lecture in the First Workshop for “History and Economic Development”, in Shanghai, China.

His presentation was “A Short Introduction to Historical Database Project“, in which he reviewed the Great Divergence debate, and introduced three Chinese historical database of the HINDI research team, i.e. Chinese National Income (1661-1933), Chinese Human Capital (1368-1911) and Chinese Industrialization (1850-2000).

More details are available in the Chinese report.