Links to sites with WW2-era economic data

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Links to sites with WW2-era economic data

Post by Jon G. » 05 Sep 2011 07:19

http://www.historicalstatistics.org/
Lots of data, some of it in Swedish, but that shouldn't scare you away. Also has many links to other sites.

http://digital.library.northwestern.edu ... /stat.html
The famous Statistical Yearbook of the League of Nations.

http://wwiiarchives.net/servlet/documents/usa/103/0
Parts of the even more famous USSBS may be found at the above link. Parent site also has numerous other pages of WW2-era relevant data.

http://www.sturmvogel.orbat.com/WarEcon.html
The Sturmvogel collection of articles is worth reading, too.

http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/
There is a lot of stuff to be found at the frequently-updated hyperwar site.
Just as an example, here is a list of Lend-Lease shipments http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/ref ... index.html

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Re: Links to sites with WW2-era economic data

Post by LWD » 06 Sep 2011 13:44

Here's an article by Tooze in pdf:
www.nber.org/papers/w14560.pdf
A graph of oli produciton from 1930 to near current with projections to 2050
http://www.eia.gov/FTPROOT/presentation ... sld011.htm
A German Soviet economic comparison:
http://www.feldgrau.com/econo.html

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Re: Links to sites with WW2-era economic data

Post by Jon G. » 03 Nov 2011 19:36

The Fischer-Tropsch archive contains much useful info on synthetic fuel and related technologies:
http://www.fischer-tropsch.org/

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Re: Links to sites with WW2-era economic data

Post by Guaporense » 31 Dec 2014 05:51

Effects on the strategic bombing on Japan's war economy, USSBS:
https://ia802704.us.archive.org/18/item ... 53unit.pdf
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Re: Links to sites with WW2-era economic data

Post by Guaporense » 02 Jan 2015 06:50

Estimate on productivity of British and US manufacturing in 1935:
http://www.rug.nl/research/events/raine ... oltjer.pdf

Also, estimates on British, German manufacturing productivity:
http://hi-stat.ier.hit-u.ac.jp/informat ... 92/HdJ.pdf
"In tactics, as in strategy, superiority in numbers is the most common element of victory." - Carl von Clausewitz

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