Swedish Historical Price Data

Proprietary data:
No
Period:
1732 - 1914
Frequency:
Annual
Number of goods:
23
Country:
Sweden
Spreadsheet:
SwedenDistances
Original source:
JorbergData
Research papers:
2

The file JorbergData.xlsx contains a subset of the commodity price data for Sweden from the following source document: Jorberg, Lennart (1972) A History of Prices in Sweden 1732–1914. Volume I: Sources, Methods, Tables. Lund: CWK Gleerup. The commodities chosen and a short outline of the data source's characteristics are given in Section III, pp 431-433 of: Crucini , Mario J. and Smith, Gregor W. (2016) Early Globalization and the Law of One Price: Evidence from Sweden, 1732-1914 East Asian Economic Review, 20(4), 427-445. The file SwedenDistances.xlsx contains the matrix of distances used in the Crucini-Smith paper.

Research papers referencing current micro price data:

  1. Jorberg, Lennart:  A History of Prices in Sweden 1732--1914. Volume I: Sources, Methods, Tables. Lund: CWK Gleerup. - 1972
  2. Crucini , Mario J. and Smith, Gregor W.:  Early Globalization and the Law of One Price: Evidence from Sweden, 1732-1914 East Asian Economic Review, 20(4), 427-445. - 2016