The Growth Cycles of the German Economy from 1840 to 1880
- Spree, Reinhard (Arbeitsbereich Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Freie Universität Berlin)
- Historical Studies Data
AbstractQuantitative analysis of the growth cycles of the German economy in the take-off stage of industrialization based on indicators in the form of longer time series. Topics: a) Combination of macro- and differentiated trade analysis, ascertainment of typical time-lags, estimation of investment functions, turning points of reference cycles, average cycle length, amplitude of quantity series and price series in the most important sectors (areas of business), impulse propagation through the network of sector cycles, real basis of the reference cycles, impulse initiator or cycle-leader, typical time-lags of impulse propagation, investment function in textile industry and railway construction; b) time series for population, bankruptcies, financial and credit institutions, stock exchanges, exports, imports, passenger and merchandise traffic, agriculture, textile industry, food and fine food industry, mining, iron and steel industry, mechanical engineering, capital stock, investments, wages, prices.
1840 / 1880
Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
Sources: Systematic exploitation of printed sources: official statistics of the customs union or the German Empire and of the individual German states, semi-official statistical source material (statistical-topographic surveys etc.), chamber of commerce reports, commemorative publications of companies, business monographs, economic technical journals (e.g. Preussisches Handelsarchiv, Der Aktionaer etc.).
Number of Units: 41
Number of Variables: 351
- ZA8052 (Type: ZA-No.)
Spree, Reinhard: Die Wachstumszyklen der deutschen Wirtschaft von 1840 bis 1880. Berlin: Duncker und Humblot 1977.
Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23