Nicholas Crafts


Nicholas Crafts is Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has published many articles and books on economic growth and is the author of Britain’s Relative Economic Performance, 1870–1999 (IEA, 2002). His current research programme includes an ESRC-financed project comparing the economic impacts of general purpose technologies.



Papers Published in World Economics:

     Fifty Years of Economic Growth in Western Europe
     The ‘Death of Distance’
     Is Economic Growth Good For Us?