Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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420 W. 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

United States

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Citation 278

I Just Ran Four Million Regressions

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Economics WP #201
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Sep 1997
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 950 (22,262)
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I Just Ran Four Million Regressions

NBER Working Paper No. w6252
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 108 (247,260)
Citation 278

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Addressing the Natural Resource Curse: An Illustration from Nigeria

IMF Working Paper No. 03/139
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Xavier Sala-i-Martin and Arvind Subramanian
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 397 (70,959)
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natural resources, oil, Nigeria, institutions, growth

Addressing the Natural Resource Curse: An Illustration from Nigeria

NBER Working Paper No. w9804
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2013
Xavier Sala-i-Martin and Arvind Subramanian
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 321 (90,884)
Citation 85

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15 Years of New Growth Economics: What Have We Learnt?

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper No. 620
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Jul 2002
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 652 (38,262)
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Economic growth, technological progress, empirics of growth

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Social Security in Theory and Practice (Ii): Efficiency Theories

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 385
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jun 1999
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 505 (53,327)
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Social Security in Theory and Practice (I): Facts and Political Theories

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 384
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 1999
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 435 (63,528)
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Social Security in Theory and Practice (I): Facts and Political Theories

NBER Working Paper No. w7118
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2008
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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The Disturbing "Rise" of Global Income Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w8904
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2002
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 268 (110,563)
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The Disturbing 'Rise' of Global Income Inequality

Posted: 14 Aug 2002
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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Income Inequality, poverty, convergence, growth

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Social Security and Democracy

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper No. 621
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Apr 2003
Casey B. Mulligan, Ricard Gil and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago, Queen's University (Canada) - Smith School of Business and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 212 (140,114)
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Social Security, democracy, determinants of public spending

Social Security and Democracy

NBER Working Paper No. w8958
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 May 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Casey B. Mulligan, Ricard Gil and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago, Queen's University (Canada) - Smith School of Business and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 32 (458,423)
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Financial Repression and Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w3876
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2010
Nouriel Roubini and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 238 (125,451)
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Extensive Margins and the Demand for Money at Low Interest Rates

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 108, No. 5, October 2000
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Oct 2000
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 233 (128,168)
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The World Distribution of Income (Estimated from Individual Country Distributions)

NBER Working Paper No. w8933
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 May 2002 Last Revised: 24 May 2002
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 190 (155,518)
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The World Distribution of Income (Estimated from Individual Country Distributions)

Posted: 14 Aug 2002
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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Income inequality, poverty, world distribution of income, growth

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Lecture Notes on Economic Growth(Ii): Five Prototype Models of Endogenous Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w3564
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2010
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 185 (159,318)
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Economic Growth and Convergence Across the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w3419
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2012
Robert J. Barro and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 177 (165,756)
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Public Finance in Models of Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w3362
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
Robert J. Barro and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 152 (189,004)
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Lecture Notes on Economic Growth(I): Introduction to the Literature and Neoclassical Models

NBER Working Paper No. w3563
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2010
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 127 (218,318)
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Africa Is on Time

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 686
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Aug 2014
Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 112 (239,625)

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poverty, Africa

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Technological Diffusion, Convergence, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w5151
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Robert J. Barro and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 110 (242,686)
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The Economic Tragedy of the Xxth Century: Growth in Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w9865
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2003
Elsa Vila-Artadi and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Harvard University - Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 109 (244,338)
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Determinants of Long-Term Growth: A Bayesian Averaging of Classical Estimates (Bace) Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w7750
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 May 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Gernot Doppelhofer, Ronald I. Miller and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, NERA Economic Consulting and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 109 (244,338)
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African Poverty is Falling...Much Faster than You Think!

NBER Working Paper No. w15775
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2013
Xavier Sala-i-Martin and Maxim Pinkovskiy
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 105 (250,813)
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Social Security, Retirement, and the Single-Mindedness of the Electorate

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper No. 686
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Sep 2003
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 65 (339,088)
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Social Security, retirement, retirement incentives,

Social Security, Retirement, and the Single-Mindedness of the Electorate

NBER Working Paper No. w9691
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 May 2003 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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World Real Interest Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w3317
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2010
Robert J. Barro and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Fiscal Federalism and Optimum Currency Areas: Evidence for Europe from the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w3855
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2010
Xavier Sala-i-Martin and Jeffrey D. Sachs
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute
Downloads 83 (291,847)
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A Note on the Time-Elimination Method for Solving Recursive Dynamic Economic Models

NBER Working Paper No. t0116
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (296,177)
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Capital Mobility in Neoclassical Models of Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4206
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2010
Robert J. Barro, N. Gregory Mankiw and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 80 (298,295)
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Gerontracy, Retirement, and Social Security

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 383
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Jul 1999
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 76 (307,464)
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A Growth Model of Inflation, Tax Evasion, and Financial Repression

NBER Working Paper No. w4062
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
Nouriel Roubini and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 75 (309,755)
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Social Security in Theory and Practice (Ii): Efficiency Theories, Narrative Theories, and Implications for Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w7119
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 09 May 2010
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 65 (334,895)
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Regional Growth and Migration: A Japan-U.S. Comparison

NBER Working Paper No. w4038
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2010
Robert J. Barro and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 60 (348,694)
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Parametric Estimations of the World Distribution of Income

NBER Working Paper No. w15433
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2010
Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 57 (357,590)
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Do Democracies Have Different Public Policies than Nondemocracies?

NBER Working Paper No. w10040
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2003
Casey B. Mulligan, Xavier Sala-i-Martin and Ricard Gil
University of Chicago, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Queen's University (Canada) - Smith School of Business
Downloads 55 (363,725)
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Gerontocracy, Retirement, and Social Security

NBER Working Paper No. w7117
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2008
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (392,994)
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Measuring Aggregate Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w5016
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 45 (396,510)
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China's GDP Growth May Be Understated

NBER Working Paper No. w23323
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Apr 2017
Hunter L. Clark, Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Lights, Camera,...Income! Estimating Poverty Using National Accounts, Survey Means, and Lights

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 669
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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economic growth, development

Lights, Camera,... Income!: Estimating Poverty Using National Accounts, Survey Means, and Lights

NBER Working Paper No. w19831
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2014
Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (539,598)

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The Optimum Quantity of Money: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w5954
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jun 2000
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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The Optimum Quantity of Money: Theory and Evidence

Economics working paper 229
Posted: 02 Mar 1998
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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The Optimum Quantity of Money: Theory and Evidence

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking (November 1997)
Posted: 22 Feb 1998
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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A Labor-Income-Based Measure of the Value of Human Capital: An Application to the States of the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w5018
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (422,659)
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Adoption of Financial Technologies: Implications for Money Demand and Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w5504
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Aug 1996 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Casey B. Mulligan and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (426,681)
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Quality Improvements in Models of Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4610
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Robert J. Barro and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (451,974)
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Transfers

NBER Working Paper No. w4186
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Jan 2002
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Disease Complementarities and the Evaluation of Public Health Interventions

NBER Working Paper No. w5216
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2008
William H. Dow, Jessica Holmes, Tomas Philipson and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Yale University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (476,449)
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Newer Need Not Be Better: Evaluating the Penn World Tables and the World Development Indicators Using Nighttime Lights

NBER Working Paper No. w22216
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 May 2016
Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Shining a Light on Purchasing Power Parities

NBER Working Paper No. w24419
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Health Investment Complementarities Under Competing Risks

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Economics WP #192
Posted: 12 May 2000
Tomas Philipson and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
University of Chicago and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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