This is the first initiative to collate the entire body of anthropometric evidence during the 19th and 20th centuries, on a global scale. By providing a comprehensive dataset on global height developments we are able to emphasize an alternative view of the history of human well-being and a basis for understanding characteristics of well-being in 156 countries, 1810–1989.
- welfare, anthropometric history, gross domestic product estimation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)