John Komlos

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics

Ludwigstrasse 28

Munich, D-80539

Germany

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From the Tallest to (One of) the Fattest: The Enigmatic Fate of the American Population in the 20th Century

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1028
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Sep 2003
John Komlos and Marieluise Baur
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and University of Munich
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Citation 19

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From the Tallest to (One of) the Fattest: The Enigmatic Fate of the American Population in the 20th Century

Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 57-74, March 2004
Posted: 01 Apr 2004
John Komlos and Marieluise Baur
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and University of Munich

Abstract:

Height, Biological standard of living, Welfare state, Anthropometry, Social inequality, Health

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Obesity and the Rate of Time Preference: Is there a Connection?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Nov 2003
John Komlos, Patricia K. Smith and Barry Bogin
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics, University of Michigan at Dearborn - Department of Social Sciences and University of Michigan at Dearborn - Department of Behavioral Sciences
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Citation 14

Abstract:

time preference, obesity

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The Trend of BMI Values Among US Adults

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2987
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
John Komlos and Marek Brabec
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Department of Nonlinear Modeling, Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
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Citation 3

Abstract:

BMI, US, NHANES, obesity, overweight, semiparametric modeling

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A Demo-economic Model of the Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Dec 2003
John Komlos and Marc Artzrouni
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour
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Industrial Revolution, Malthusian Trap

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Improvements in Maximum Likelihood Estimators of Truncated Normal Samples with Prior Knowledge of O: A Simulation Based Study with Application to Historical Height Samples

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
B. A'Hearn and John Komlos
Franklin & Marshall College - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Historical Height Samples, Simulation, Maqximum Likelihood Estimators, Truncated Samples

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The Biological Standard of Living in the Two Germanies

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 560
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Sep 2001
John Komlos and Peter Kriwy
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
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Citation 5

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Living Standards, Welfare, Socialism, Capitalism, Transformation

Has Creative Destruction Become More Destructive?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4941
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Schumpeter, creative destruction, innovation, technological change

Has Creative Destruction Become More Destructive?

NBER Working Paper No. w20379
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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An Anthropometric History of Early-Modern France

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Dec 2003
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Citation 10

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Anthropometrics, early Modern France, physical stature, biological standard of living

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Averting the Nazi Seizure of Power: A Counterfactual Thought Experiment

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Mar 2004
Christian Stögbauer and John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Citation 1

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Great Depression, Germany, counterfactual simulation model, NSDAP

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How to Run a Target Zone? Age-Old Lessons from an Austro-Hungarian Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 556
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Sep 2001
Marc Flandreau and John Komlos
Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques - Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Citation 3

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The Poverty of Growth with Interdependent Utility Functions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1470
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 May 2005
John Komlos and Peter Salamon
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and San Diego State University
Downloads 91 (214,710)

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Interdependent utility functions, growth, inequality

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How to (and How Not to) Analyze Deficient Height Samples

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Nov 2003
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Citation 5

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Anthropometrics, deficient height samples, biological standard of living

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Target Zones in History and Theory: Lessons from an Austro-Hungarian Experiment (1896-1914)

University of Munich Economics Discussion Paper No. 2003-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Nov 2003
John Komlos and Marc Flandreau
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques - Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
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Citation 1

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How Natural is the Natural Rate of Unemployment?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5004
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 58 (251,956)

Abstract:

natural rate of unemployment, labor market, underemployment, right to work, work sharing

Growth of Income and Welfare in the U.S. 1979-2011

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5880
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 May 2016
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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income growth, U.S., income distribution, relative income, welfare, interdependent utility function

Growth of Income and Welfare in the U.S, 1979-2011

NBER Working Paper No. w22211
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 May 2016
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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The Anthropometric History of Native Americans, c. 1820-1890

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3740
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
John Komlos and Leonard A. Carlson
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Emory University
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Native Americans, Indians, anthropometric history, height, physical stature, biological standard of living

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The Trend of BMI Values by Centiles of US Adults, Birth Cohorts 1882-1986

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3132
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jul 2010
John Komlos and Marek Brabec
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Department of Nonlinear Modeling, Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
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Citation 3

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BMI, US, NHANES, obesity, overweight, semiparametric modelling, GAMLSS model, percentile estimation

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Behavioral Indifference Curves

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4856
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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behavioral economics, indifference curves, endowment effect, reference state, gain and loss equivalence, stickiness of prices and wages

Behavioral Indifference Curves

NBER Working Paper No. w20240
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Jun 2014
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Reviews

Economic Record, Vol. 78, pp. 358-374, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Feb 2003
Griffith University, University of Durham, National University of Singapore (NUS), Massey University - Department of Economics and Finance (Palmerston North & Wellington), College of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of East Anglia (UEA) - School of Economic and Social Studies, Wake Forest University - Department of Economics, Australian National University and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Toward the Anthropometric History of Native Americans c. 1820-1890

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Aug 2010
John Komlos and Leonard A. Carlson
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Emory University
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How Useful is Anthropometric History? Some Reflections on Paul Hohenberg’s Recent Presidential Address to the American Economic History Association

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Abstract:

Anthropometric history

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The Height of Us-Born Non-Hispanic Children and Adolescents Ages 2-19, Born 1942-2002 in the Nhanes Samples

NBER Working Paper No. w13324
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Aug 2007
John Komlos and Ariane Breitfelder
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Citation 1

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Recent Trends in Height by Gender and Ethnicity in the Us in Relation to Levels of Income

NBER Working Paper No. w14635
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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The Trend of Mean Bmi Values of Us Adults, Birth Cohorts 1882-1986 Indicates that the Obesity Epidemic Began Earlier than Hitherto Thought

NBER Working Paper No. w15862
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
John Komlos and Marek Brabec
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Department of Nonlinear Modeling, Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
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Citation 1

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A Three-Decade 'Kuhnian' History of the Antebellum Puzzle: Explaining the Shrinking of the US Population at the Onset of Modern Economic Growth

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2014
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Anthropometric history, Heights, Thomas Kuhn, Paradigm shift, USA, Antebellum Puzzle, Living Standards

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The Trend of Bmi Values of Us Adults by Centiles, Birth Cohorts 1882-1986

NBER Working Paper No. w16252
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Aug 2010
John Komlos and Marek Brabec
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Department of Nonlinear Modeling, Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
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The Decline in the Nutritional Status of the U.S. Antebellum Population at the Onset of Modern Economic Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5691
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
Brian A'Hearn and John Komlos
Pembroke College, Oxford and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Antebellum Puzzle, physical stature, heights, modern economic growth, anthropometric history, nutrition

The Decline in the Nutritional Status of the U.S. Antebellum Population at the Onset of Modern Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w21845
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
John Komlos and Brian A'Hearn
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Pembroke College, Oxford
Downloads 1 (549,135)

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Target Zones in Theory and History: Credibility, Efficiency, and Policy Autonomy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5199
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
Marc Flandreau and John Komlos
Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques - Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 12 (465,719)
Citation 5

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Target zone, market efficiency hypothesis, credibility, monetary policy, covered interest parity, monetary model, Austria-Hungary

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The Transition to Post-Industrial BMI Values Among Us Children

NBER Working Paper No. w13898
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Mar 2008
John Komlos, Ariane Breitfelder and Marco Sunder
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen - Institute of Economic History
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Biological Well-Being in Late 19th Century Philippines

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5432
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) de Lyon, Universities of Marseille - Centre d'Economie et de Finances Internationales (CEFI) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 8 (507,397)

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height, biological standard of living, human capital, tropical diseases, truncated regression, Philippines

Biological Well-Being in Late 19th Century Philippines

NBER Working Paper No. w21410
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Aug 2015
Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) de Lyon, Universities of Marseille - Centre d'Economie et de Finances Internationales (CEFI) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Unemployment in a Just Economy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5974
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jul 2016
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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labor market, justice, full employment, natural rate of unemployment, NAIRU, John Rawls

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Another Road to Serfdom

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5967
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jul 2016
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Friedrich Hayek

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Has Schumpeterian Creative Destruction Become More Destructive? (¿La Destrucción Creativa Shumpeteriana Se Ha Vuelto Más Destructiva?)

tiempo&economía, 3(1), 9-18, 2016,
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Apr 2016
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Joseph Schumpeter, GDP, Capitalism, Employ

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Short Communication Data: Archival Information on the Physical Stature and Weight of American Men During World War I and World War II

Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 401-402, December 2003
Posted: 28 Nov 2003
John Komlos
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics

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World War I, World War II, Health, Physical stature, Height, Weight

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Data: Archival Information Available on the Health of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary Inmates

Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 1, No. 3, P. 399, December 2003
Posted: 28 Nov 2003
John Komlos and Utku Teksoez
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Criminals, Alcatraz, Health, Physical stature, Height, Weight