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The central task for the global economy since Adam Smith's times has been to provide for an exploding population. Life expectancy has doubled, the global headcount has risen more than ten-fold, yet economic output has increased far faster - growing by 16,700%. Denes Csala, Richard Davies and Charlie Meyrick summarise 300 years of history, in numbers.
Denes Csala, Richard Davies and Charlie Meyrick
8 June 2023
This work is published under POID and the CEP's Growth programme.