01 01 Are the Nordic countries really that remarkable?

You will find the international rankings and their links here:

https://www.nordicsecret.org/fact-1-happiness/
https://www.nordicsecret.org/fact-2-competitiveness/
https://www.nordicsecret.org/fact-3-modern-values/
https://www.nordicsecret.org/fact-4-human-capital/
https://www.nordicsecret.org/fact-5-best-for-business/
https://www.nordicsecret.org/fact-6-super-duper-meta-ranking/
https://www.nordicsecret.org/fact-7-best-for-the-world/

The Human Capital Index is here: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/HCR2016_Main_Report.pdf

Trust: https://ourworldindata.org/trust – you can choose any combination of countries.

Data on Swedish 1800s population and migration: http://www.scb.se/Grupp/Hitta_statistik/Historisk_statistik/_Dokument/Historisk-statistik-for-Sverige-Del-1.pdf

Data on Danish 1800s population and migration: http://denstoredanske.dk/Dansk_litteraturs_historie/Dansk_litteraturs_historie_3/1870-1920/Industrialisering_og_urbanisering

Bairoch

Paul Bairoch’s data can be found here: http://search.proquest.com/openview/bae17fcba2bebd3fc278950ab5379e3b/1?pq-origsite=gscholar

and some friendly soul has put the numbers on Wikipedia for all to read: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regions_by_past_GDP_(PPP)_per_capita#Europe_1830.E2.80.931938_.28Bairoch.29

More on Paul Bairoch here:

https://www.unil.ch/iephi/fr/home/menuinst/recherche/archives-paul-bairoch.html

Maddison Project

The Maddison Project data and methodology can be found here: http://www.ggdc.net/maddison/maddison-project/home.htm

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