A chapter written by NES professor Andrei Markevich in the book "The Cambridge Economic History of the Modern World"

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With Giovanni Federico, Andrei Markevich examines how this growth, following the 18th century Industrial Revolution, spread from the British Isles to continental Europe and initiated the Great Divergence, the process by which the Western world overcame the constraints on development and became the most powerful and richest civilization. You can view the table of contents of the book and order a copy here.