Database

This page hosts the databases constructed within the Maddison Project.

New Maddison Project Database

The Maddison Project has launched an updated version of the original Maddison dataset in January 2013. The update incorporates much of the latest research in the field, and presents new estimates of economic growth in the world economic between AD 1 and 2010. The new estimates are presented and discussed in Bolt and Van Zanden (2014). The Maddison Project: collaborative research on historical national accounts. The Economic History Review, 67 (3): 627–651.



Please cite our data as follows:
When using the data: The Maddison-Project, http://www.ggdc.net/maddison/maddison-project/home.htm, 2013 version.
When refering to underlying methodology and main results: Bolt, J. and J. L. van Zanden (2014). The Maddison Project: collaborative research on historical national accounts. The Economic History Review, 67 (3): 627–651.
When using individual country data: See country-source references in the appendix of Bolt and van Zanden (2014).