- By: | Edited by: Paul Atkinson, Sara Delamont, Alexandru Cernat, Joseph W. Sakshaug & Richard A.Williams &
- Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
- Publication year: 2020
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- Discipline: Economics, History
- Methods: Time-series analysis, Theory, Statistical modelling
- Length: 10k+ Words
Cliometrics is the application of economic theory and quantitative techniques to study history. It has had a profound impact on economic history, responsible for transforming the discipline from a primarily narrative to a mathematical approach. This transformation has combined theory with quantitative methods, new and revised databases, and innovative techniques, expanding current knowledge of the process of economic growth.