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Martial Law in Numbers


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The spreadsheet “Martial Law in Numbers” contains 150 economic indicators (and growing) with more than 3,500 data points from 1962-1986.

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  1. Boyce, J. K. (1993). The political economy of growth and impoverishment in the Marcos era. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press.
  2. Punongbayan, JC and Mandrilla, Kevin. “Marcos years marked ‘golden age’ of PH economy? Look at the data” in Rappler https://www.rappler.com/views/imho/124682-marcos-economy-golden-age-philippines