History of GDP (1-2008)

In: Global Economy History Source: Economist US Economy

17 Aug 2010

Data compiled by Angus Maddison, an economist who died earlier this year, suggest that China and India were the biggest economies in the world for almost all of the past 2000 years. Why they fell so far behind may be more of a mystery than why they are currently flourishing.

image

(ps – the comments at the Economist are worth the read)

Comment Form

What is Chart Porn?

An addictive collection of beautiful charts, graphs, maps, and interactive data visualization toys -- on topics from around the world.

  • saumya barik: Good Article http://helphindi.in [...]
  • 86Sherryl: I have noticed you don't monetize your website, don't waste your traffic, you can earn additional c [...]
  • blue coast residence: Queremos dejar una huella positiva en el país. Nuestros valores fundamentales nos motivan a confiar [...]
  • خرید اینترنتی: thank yoou very god web site [...]
  • Dubai desert safari tour: Thank you for sharing this infographic that notify us about how mobile generation has totally change [...]