Thorvaldur Gylfason

University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Professor

IS-101 Reykjavik

Iceland

http://www.hi.is/~gylfason/inenglish.htm)

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

47

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Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

Natural Resources and Economic Growth: What is the Connection?

CESifo Working Paper No. 530
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Aug 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Natural Resources, Economic Growth

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Inequality and Economic Growth: Do Natural Resources Matter?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 712
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2002
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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The International Economics of Natural Resources and Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1994
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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From Collapse to Constitution: The Case of Iceland

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3770
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Resources, Agriculture and Economic Growth in Economies in Transition

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 313
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Resources, Agriculture, and Economic Growth in Economies in Transition

CERGE-EI Working Paper Series No. 157
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 2010
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Resources, Agriculture and Economic Growth in Economies in Transition

Kyklos, No. 53, pp. 545-580, 2000
Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

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Education, Social Equality and Economic Growth: A View of the Landscape

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 876
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Mar 2003
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Natural Resource Endowment: A Mixed Blessing?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3353
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Feb 2011
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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economic growth, natural resources, governance

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Nature, Power, and Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 413
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Mar 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Iceland: How Could this Happen?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4605
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Iceland, financial crisis, social capital

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Exports, Inflation, and Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 97/119
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Trade, Natural Resources, Inflation, Economic Growth

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Interview with Assar Lindbeck

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1408
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Monetary and Fiscal Management, Finance and Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1118
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Resource Rents, Democracy and Corruption: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3575
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Rabah Arezki and Thorvaldur Gylfason
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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resource rents, corruption, political systems, internal conflicts

A Decade of Editing the European Economic Review

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3638
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Bonn and Maastricht University
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A Decade of Editing the European Economic Review

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5982
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Bonn - Institute of Economic Policy and Maastricht University
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journal, editing, economics

Growing Apart? A Tale of Two Republics: Estonia and Georgia

CESifo Working Paper No. 2155
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Eduard Hochreiter
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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economic growth, governance, transition economies

Growing Apart? A Tale of Two Republics: Estonia and Georgia

IMF Working Paper No. 08/235
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Eduard Hochreiter
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Economic growth, Estonia, Georgia, Governance, Transition economies, Education, Economic reforms, Exports, Inflation, Labor markets

16.

How Free Trade Can Help Convert the 'Arab Spring' into Permanent Peace and Democracy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3882
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2012
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and Göteborg University
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Diversification, Dutch Disease, and Economic Growth: Options for Uganda

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5095
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Jean-Pascal N. Nganou
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and World Bank
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Dutch disease, export diversification, economic growth, Uganda

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Can and Should the EU's Eastern Partnership Be Saved?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4869
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and Göteborg University
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free trade agreements, Eastern Partnership, European Union

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Constitution on Ice

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5056
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Nov 2014
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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constitution, democracy, Iceland

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Commodity Price Volatility, Democracy and Economic Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3619
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Rabah Arezki and Thorvaldur Gylfason
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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commodity prices, volatility, democracy, economic growth

21.

Ownership and Growth

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jan 1999
Thorvaldur Gylfason, Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Reykjavik and University of Iceland
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22.

Chain of Legitimacy: Constitution Making in Iceland

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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legitimacy, democracy, constitutions, Iceland

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Which Conflicts Can the European Neighbourhood Policy Help Resolve?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3861
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jul 2012
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Per Magnus Wijkman
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Göteborg University
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trade, Balkans, European Neighbourhood Policy

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Growing Together: Croatia and Latvia

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3202
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Eduard Hochreiter
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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economic growth, governance, transition economies

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Digital Tools and the Derailment of Iceland's New Constitution

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5997
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Anne Meuwese
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Tilburg University
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digital tools, democracy, constitutions, Iceland

26.

The Dutch Disease in Reverse: Iceland's Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6513
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jul 2017
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Natural Resource Curse, Dutch Disease, Financial Crisis

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Natural Resources and Economic Growth: From Dependence to Diversification

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4804
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Economic growth, natural resources

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Around the World with Irving Fisher

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5257
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Thorvaldur Gylfason, Helgi Tomasson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Fisher effect, inflation, interest rates

Natural Resources and Economic Growth: The Role of Investment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2743
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Apr 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Economic growth, investment, natural resources

Natural Resources and Economic Growth: The Role of Investment

The World Economy, Vol. 29, No. 8, pp. 1091-1115, August 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Social Capital and Crises with an Application to Iceland

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5423
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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social capital, inequality, corruption, trust, financial crises

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The Real Exchange Rate Always Floats

Australian Economic Papers, Vol. 41, pp. 369-381, 2002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jan 2003
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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The Real Exchange Rate Always Floats

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3376
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jun 2002
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Flexible exchange rates

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Efficiency, Fairness, and Social Cohesion in Europe and the United States: Incomes, Hours of Work, and Equality with an Afterthought on Iceland

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6025
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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efficiency, hours worked, equality, social capital, European Union, United States

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Inequality Undermines Democracy and Growth

CESifo Working Paper No. 7486
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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inequality, social capital, democracy, growth

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The Anatomy of Constitution Making: From Denmark in 1949 to Iceland in 2017

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6488
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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constitution making, democracy, Iceland, Denmark

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Double Diversification with an Application to Iceland

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5386
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Per Magnus Wijkman
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Göteborg University
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diversification, concentration, democracy, Iceland

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The Path of Output from Plan to Market

IMF Working Paper No. 94/71
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Icelandic Fisheries Management: Fees Versus Quotas

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3849
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 May 2003
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Martin Weitzman
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Fisheries management

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Obsolescence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2833
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jun 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Capital, depreciation, economic growth, obsolescence

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A Synthesis of Keynesian, Monetary, and Portfolio Approaches to Flexibleexchange Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w0949
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Thorvaldur Gylfason and John F. Helliwell
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Ten Years After: Iceland's Unfinished Business

CESifo Working Paper No. 7318
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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financial crisis, social capital, Iceland

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From Natural Resources to Human Rights

CESifo Working Paper No. 7323
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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natural resources, human rights

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Development and Growth in Mineral-Rich Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7031
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Economic growth, natural resources, social policy

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From Double Diversification to Efficiency and Growth

Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 59, Issue 2, 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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economic diversification, democracy, efficiency, economic growth

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Free Trade Agreements, Institutions and the Exports of Eastern Partnership Countries

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 53, Issue 6, pp. 1214-1229, 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Oct 2015
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and Göteborg University
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Free trade agreements, Eastern Partnership, European Union, gravity model, panel data, institutions

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Privatization, Efficiency and Economic Growth

CEPR Working Paper No. 1844
Posted: 27 Jun 1998
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

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A Mixed Blessing: Natural Resources and Economic Growth

CEPR WP 1668
Posted: 10 Jan 1998
Thorvaldur Gylfason, Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Reykjavik and University of Iceland

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Does Inflation Matter for Growth?

Posted: 09 Dec 1996
Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson and Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Reykjavik and University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

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