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Monday, November 28, 2005

the fall of the golden bird

"India's share of world income collapsed from 22.6% in 1700, almost equal to Europe's share of 23.3% at that time, to as low as 3.8% in 1952. Indeed, at the beginning of the 20th Century, the brightest jewel in the British Crown was the poorest country in the world in terms of per capita income"
|| KoPoS, 7:50:00 PM

2 Comments:

What are the figures now?
Blogger Tambourine Girl, at 7:59 PM  
@tg
cant say exactly but, the World Income Distribution graph in the given page could prolly help.
http://www.gapminder.org/
Blogger KoPoS, at 9:03 AM  

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