Charles I. Jones

Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Stanford GSB

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Stanford, CA 94305-4800

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Why Do Some Countries Produce so Much More Output Per Worker than Others?

Stanford University Working Paper No. 98-007
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Dec 1996
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Why Do Some Countries Produce so Much More Output Per Worker than Others?

NBER Working Paper No. w6564
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2022
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 147 (275,694)
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Why Do Some Countries Produce so Much More Output Per Worker than Others?

Posted: 23 Jul 1998
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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On the Evolution of the World Income Distribution

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Apr 1998
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Measuring the Social Return to R&D

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 May 1997
Charles I. Jones and John C. Williams
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Convergence Revisited

Stanford Working Paper #96-006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Dec 1996
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Levels of Economic Activity Across Countries

97-01
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Apr 1998
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Fundamental Determinants of Output Per Worker Across Countries

Stanford Economics Working Paper No. 97-021
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 1998
Charles I. Jones and Robert E. Hall
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University
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Population and Ideas: A Theory of Endogenous Growth

Stanford University Economics Working Paper 97-018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Apr 1998
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 289 (147,742)
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Population and Ideas: A Theory of Endogenous Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w6285
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Weak Link Theory of Economic Development

Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research (HKIMR) Research Paper WP No. 04/2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Aug 2007
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Why Have Health Expenditures as a Share of GDP Risen so Much?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Nov 2002
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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health economics, technological change

Why Have Health Expenditures as a Share Fo GDP Risen so Much?

NBER Working Paper No. w9325
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Facts of Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w21142
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Productivity of Nations

NBER Working Paper No. w5812
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 21 May 2022
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Sources of U.S. Economic Growth in a World of Ideas

Stanford University Economics Working Paper No. 97-015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Mar 1998
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Artificial Intelligence and Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w23928
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2022
Philippe Aghion, Benjamin F. Jones and Charles I. Jones
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Northwestern University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Are Ideas Getting Harder to Find?

NBER Working Paper No. w23782
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2022
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Are Ideas Getting Harder to Find?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12294
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Growth and Ideas

NBER Working Paper No. w10767
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Beyond GDP? Welfare Across Countries and Time

NBER Working Paper No. w16352
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2022
Charles I. Jones and Peter J. Klenow
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Value of Life and the Rise in Health Spending

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Sep 2004
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The New Kaldor Facts: Ideas, Institutions, Population, and Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w15094
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2022
Charles I. Jones and Paul M. Romer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Estimating and Simulating a Sird Model of Covid-19 for Many Countries, States, and Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w27128
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 May 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2022
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde and Charles I. Jones
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-93
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Erik Hurst, Charles I. Jones and Peter J. Klenow
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
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The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w18693
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2022
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Erik Hurst, Charles I. Jones and Peter J. Klenow
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Too Much of a Good Thing? the Economics of Investment in R&D

NBER Working Paper No. w7283
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Oct 1995 Last Revised: 28 May 2022
Charles I. Jones and John C. Williams
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Was an Industrial Revolution Inevitable? Economic Growth Over the Very Long Run

NBER Working Paper No. w7375
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Pareto and Piketty: The Macroeconomics of Top Income and Wealth Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w20742
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Misallocation, Economic Growth, and Input-Output Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w16742
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Insurance and Incentives for Medical Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w12080
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 May 2006 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2022
Alan M. Garber, Charles I. Jones and Paul M. Romer
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford Graduate School of Business and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Nonrivalry and the Economics of Data

NBER Working Paper No. w26260
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2022
Charles I. Jones and Christopher Tonetti
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
Downloads 72 (440,934)
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Macroeconomic Outcomes and Covid-19: A Progress Report

NBER Working Paper No. w28004
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2022
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde and Charles I. Jones
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Steady-State Growth Theorem: A Comment on Uzawa (1961)

NBER Working Paper No. w10921
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 07 May 2022
Charles I. Jones and Dean Scrimgeour
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Colgate University - Economics Department
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Intermediate Goods, Weak Links, and Superstars: A Theory of Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w13834
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The End of Economic Growth? Unintended Consequences of a Declining Population

NBER Working Paper No. w26651
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Future of U.S. Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w19830
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
John G. Fernald and Charles I. Jones
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Life and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w17094
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Shape of Production Function and the Direction of Technical Change

NBER Working Paper No. w10457
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 May 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Trading Off Consumption and Covid-19 Deaths

NBER Working Paper No. w27340
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2022
Robert E. Hall, Charles I. Jones and Peter Klenow
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
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The Upcoming Slowdown in U.S. Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w6284
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Race and Economic Well-Being in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w29539
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2022
Jean-Felix Brouillette, Charles I. Jones and Peter Klenow
Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
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A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w20637
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 23 May 2021
Charles I. Jones and Jihee Kim
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
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Taxing Top Incomes in a World of Ideas

NBER Working Paper No. w25725
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Past and Future of Economic Growth: A Semi-Endogenous Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w29126
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Recipes and Economic Growth: A Combinatorial March Down an Exponential Tail

NBER Working Paper No. w28340
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2022
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Comparing Apples to Oranges: Productivity Convergence and Measurement Across Industries and Countries

Posted: 24 Feb 1997
Andrew B. Bernard and Charles I. Jones
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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