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?

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?

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
Downloads 1,118 (27,427)
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Resources, Agriculture and Economic Growth in Economies in Transition

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

Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

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

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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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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Nature, Power, and Growth

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Mar 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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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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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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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
World Bank - African Development Bank and University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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resource rents, corruption, political systems, internal conflicts

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Interview with Assar Lindbeck

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

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Thorvaldur Gylfason
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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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

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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 (Göttingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and University of Gothenburg
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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 (Göttingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and University of Gothenburg
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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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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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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
World Bank - African Development Bank and University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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commodity prices, volatility, democracy, economic growth

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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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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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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

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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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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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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 University of Gothenburg
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trade, Balkans, European Neighbourhood Policy

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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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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

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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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Natural Resources and Economic Growth: From Dependence to Diversification

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

Natural Resources and Economic Growth: The Role of Investment

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

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

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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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 University of Gothenburg
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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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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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Icelandic Fisheries Management: Fees Versus Quotas

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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Individual Behavior and Collective Action: The Path to Iceland's Financial Collapse

CESifo Working Paper No. 7874
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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financial crises, corruption, culture, Iceland, quality of governance, rent seeking

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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 2022
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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Obsolescence

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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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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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 (Göttingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and University of Gothenburg
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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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