Benjamin F. Jones

Northwestern University

Professor

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Do Leaders Matter? National Leadership and Growth Since World War Ii

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,883 (7,878)
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leaders, leadership, growth

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Early-Career Setback and Future Career Impact

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Apr 2019
Yang Wang, Benjamin F. Jones and Dashun Wang
Northwestern University - Northwestern Institute for Complex Systems (NICO), Northwestern University and Northwestern University - Northwestern Institute for Complex Systems (NICO)
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Science of science, scientific careers, causal inference, science funding, failure

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Innovation, human capital, teamwork, age at first innovation, specialization, growth

The Burden of Knowledge and the 'Death of the Renaissance Man': Is Innovation Getting Harder?

NBER Working Paper No. w11360
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Benjamin F. Jones
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Age and Great Invention

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Benjamin F. Jones
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Innovation, age of achievement, Nobel Prize, life-cycle productivity, educational attainment, semi-parametric maximum likelihood estimation

Age and Great Invention

NBER Working Paper No. w11359
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
Benjamin F. Jones
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University Innovation and the Professor's Privilege

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
Hans K. Hvide and Benjamin F. Jones
University of Bergen - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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entrepreneurship, commercialization, innovation, professor's privilege, TTO

University Innovation and the Professor's Privilege

NBER Working Paper No. w22057
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
Hans K. Hvide and Benjamin F. Jones
University of Bergen - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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University Innovation and the Professor's Privilege

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11139
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Hans K. Hvide and Benjamin F. Jones
University of Bergen - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Age and Scientific Genius

NBER Working Paper No. w19866
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Benjamin F. Jones, E. J. Reedy and Bruce A. Weinberg
Northwestern University, University of Chicago - Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
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Climate Change and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century

NBER Working Paper No. w14132
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Melissa Dell, Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Age and High-Growth Entrepreneurship

NBER Working Paper No. w24489
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Pierre Azoulay, Benjamin F. Jones, J. Daniel Kim and Javier Miranda
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Northwestern University, The Wharton School and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications
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Artificial Intelligence and Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w23928
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
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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The Retraction Penalty: Evidence from the Web of Science

Simon School Working Paper No. FR 13-30
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Dec 2013
Susan F. Lu, Ginger Zhe Jin, Brian Uzzi and Benjamin F. Jones
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern University
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retraction, self-reporting

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What Do We Learn from the Weather? The New Climate-Economy Literature

NBER Working Paper No. w19578
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Melissa Dell, Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Hit or Miss? The Effect of Assassinations on Institutions and War

NBER Working Paper No. w13102
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Hit or Miss? The Effect of Assassinations on Institutions and War

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6298
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 May 2008
Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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assassinations, institutions, war

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The Anatomy of Start-Stop Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w11528
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Knowledge Trap: Human Capital and Development Reconsidered

NBER Working Paper No. w14138
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Benjamin F. Jones
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As Science Evolves, How Can Science Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w16002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Benjamin F. Jones
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Temperature and Income: Reconciling New Cross-Sectional and Panel Estimates

NBER Working Paper No. w14680
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2010
Melissa Dell, Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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China: An Institutional View of an Unusual Macroeconomy

NBER Working Paper No. w19662
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2014
David Dollar and Benjamin F. Jones
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Northwestern University
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The Reverse Matthew Effect: Catastrophe and Consequence in Scientific Teams

NBER Working Paper No. w19489
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Ginger Zhe Jin, Benjamin F. Jones, Susan F. Lu and Brian Uzzi
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Climate Shocks and Exports

NBER Working Paper No. w15711
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
Northwestern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Human Capital Stock: a Generalized Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w17487
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Benjamin F. Jones
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The Increasing Dominance of Teams in the Production of Knowledge

Science, Vol. 316, pp. 1036-1039, 2007
Posted: 05 Dec 2008
Stefan Wuchty, Benjamin F. Jones and Brian Uzzi
Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Northwestern University

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Multi-University Research Teams: Shifting Impact, Geography, and Stratification in Science

Science, Vol. 322, pp. 1259-1262
Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Benjamin F. Jones, Stefan Wuchty and Brian Uzzi
Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Northwestern University

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