A crucial part of the research of historical economic demographers is to construct datasets that help answer important questions about the past. Group member have made substantial contributions in this regard, and many of the datasets they have produced are listed below. Not that the HED group does not host any data. This is simply a list of datasets hosted elsewhere with links to where the datasets can be downloaded. 

Anthropometric Data

Demographic Data

Social Mobility Data

  • Clark, Gregory and Neil Cummins (2015). Intergenerational Mobility in England, 1858-2012. Wealth, Surnames and Social Mobility. Economic Journal 125(582). Secure link coming soon