economic development

  1. How much can Romania improve its economy with a POD no earlier than 1925?

    Per wiki "Interwar Romania was one of the least developed countries in Europe, having a per capita income of less than half the one of Czechoslovakia. Despite having mineral resources and a state interventionist policy, Romania was not able to change the agricultural character of its economy...
  2. Why did Yugoslavia's economy perform so well?

    Basically, this chart. I admit, the title's a bit misleading, since I'm focusing down on Slovenia and Croatia specifically (the other republics drag it down to between Hungary and Poland, though still on track to beat them before the stagnation). What's going on here? I know that the "Real...
  3. Oba Cahokia

    What if a surviving CSA built the Nicaragua Canal and the US built the Panama Canal

    If a surviving CSA built the Nicaragua Canal and the US still built Panama Canal. How different would North America be and How would this effect Global Economy and Politics.
  4. A richer Italy post-1947

    Could Italy have risen to the same level of development as the Rhine region? Northern Italy is doing excellent in terms of economic development, but the Italian average is drawn back by southern Italy and Sicily. Could the south be in a better economic state post-WW2? Could the years of Lead and...
  5. AHC : A Prosperous Ghana

    At independence, Ghana was expected to be a beacon of hope for Africa, as it was one of the more industrialised colonies in the continent. It was considered more well-off than other newly independent nations at that time. Its GDP per capita (in 1960, as per the World Bank) was similar to that of...
  6. WI: The rest of BRICS has China-like economic growth?

    What if the other emerging powers in the 1990s and 2000s had experienced economic development similar to that of China in recent decades? How would the establishment react? How could they have affected some international events? Assuming the POD is just after the end of the Cold War, this would...
  7. Sarthak

    The Sapphire Throne: A Swedish Timeline
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    Introduction "Let there be no man who deems Sweden to be a weak nation." - King Charles X Gustav of Sweden "He is an independent monarch and a powerful one at that. His rule see's Sweden ascendant for eternity." - Pope Innocent XII on Charles XI of Sweden "There is no confusion. The Carolean...
  8. Southeast Asian Tigers - The Economies of Kra

    So I am working on this project where Burma, Thailand and Malaysia undergo rapid economic transformation and become tiger economies. The divergences mostly happen after 1948. All your help would be appreciated ^^. For Burma, I'm thinking of perhaps not assassinating Aung San. He was the face...
  9. Sarthak

    Providence and the United Kingdom: A British TL
    Threadmarks: OP

    What is this? Oh you know.......another Timeline? Don't you have like 2 ongoing timelines and multiple others? ......yes? *Sigh* what is it about? Basically a different history of Britain after the Crimean War to make a 'better' Britain. Better does not mean bigger though. The only land Britain...
  10. Sarthak

    To be In Dixie: A Graphic Timeline on the CSA
    Threadmarks: OP + Map.

    To Be in Dixie Welcome to the World of 'To be in Dixie', a timeline that is meant to attack on the overly troped 'extremely successful CSA' or 'excessively idiotic and stupid CSA' cliches. This will try to show what would be an organic and proper development of a country, that has won its...
  11. Sarthak

    Russia Resurgent: REDUX
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: The Fall of An Empire

    Chapter 1: The Fall of An Empire *** Chapter 8 of Last Empire of Europe: The Soviet Union by Alexei Trymoshenko “The reporters and officials of Moscow gathered at Vnukovo airport after the end of the August Coup in the early hours of August 22 to welcome the president on his return from his...
  12. Sarthak

    How to get a successful Second Mexican Empire and what are its consequences?
    Threadmarks: OP

    Now a Second mexican empire has been a hot topic for many years on this forum, and i am really interested in it admittedly. Now, i have done *some* intensive research on the matter in the A levels on north american history, so managed to make a somewhat plausible scenario in which Maximilian I...
  13. The Economic impact of a KMT China

    There have been a couple of "What if the Nationalists had won the Chinese Civil War?" threads over the past few weeks, but its been a while since there was one specifically discussing a non-communist China's economy, and its repercussions. A Chiang led China would have avoided the disastrous...
  14. Sarthak

    Boluōmitya Dēshe: A Medieval Timeline Set in Asia.
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1

    Boluōmitya Dēshe: A Medieval Timeline. *** Chapter 1: The Marriage of a lifetime. 621 AD, Chang’an, Tang Dynasty China. Emperor Gaozu of the Tang Dynasty, born Li Yuan, and called by many as Shude wasn’t a man for patience. He had been opportunistic when he had toppled the Sui Dynasty, and...
  15. Sarthak

    Russia Resurgent - A TL
    Threadmarks: A Different President.

    Russia Resurgent Chapter 1: 1996 Russian Elections Russia and the World held their breath as on 3rd July, the results of the 1996 elections came in. Many people today even wonder why Yeltsin even tried. Under him Russia had become the butt of all Western Country’s jokes and corruption, crime...
  16. Sarthak

    A Better Decade - a British TL.
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1 - McKeena

    Chapter 1 While Britain had indeed come out of the Great War victorious, it was by no means an awe inspiring victory nor one that managed to make Britain stronger in the long run. Its war debt with America was extremely high which had turned Britain from a net creditor to a net debtor. Britain...
  17. Mira Wilkins’ The History of Foreign Investment in the United States to 1914 economic research question about transfer of wealth

    I would really appreciate it if you could help me out with the question regarding if there according to your or others research is a clear transfer of wealth from the British Empire to the United states in the 1900s?. If yes, can we track where and to what persons/banks this wealth was...
  18. Brita

    WI:no plastics

    So I was talking about plastic bags and environment with a friend of mine and she said things would have been really different and probably better for the planet if no one had ever discovered how to make plastic. So what do you think of it: how different things would have been from an...
  19. Silicon

    AHC: Developed Mexico

    Mexico’s current GDP per Capita (PPP) is around $20,000, what would it take to get Mexico to $35,000 (what is considered developed) in 2019 without extremely high inequality?
  20. AHC: More economically developed Italy in late 1800's

    With a PoD after the 1848 revolutions are suppressed, how can we improve the economic development of Italy in the late 1800's?