Norges Bank

Bicentenary project, Working Paper

Norwegian gross domestic product by industry 1830 - 1930

Ola Honningdal Grytten
Working Paper

The present paper offers new knowledge of historical national accounting in Norway in several ways. Firstly, a new and novel set of annual gross domestic product series by industry are presented for the period 1830-1930. Secondly, the new estimates suggest revision of the historical national accounts published by Statistics Norway. Thirdly, this may lead to necessary revisions of both Norwegian industrial history and business cycle history.

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ISSN 1502-8143 (online)

Published 17 December 2015 15:51
Published 17 December 2015 15:51