Oded Galor

Brown University - Department of Economics

Professor

Providence, RI 02912

United States

http://www.econ.brown.edu/fac/Oded_Galor/

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

http://www.econ.brown.edu/fac/Oded_Galor/

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Citation 116

Natural Selection and the Origin of Economic Growth

Brown University Working Paper No. 2000-18
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Nov 2000
Oded Galor and Omer Moav
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Citation 116

Abstract:

Growth, Technological Progress, Fertility, Human Capital, Evolution, Natural Selection, Malthusian Stagnation

Natural Selection and the Origin of Economic Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2727
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Mar 2001
Oded Galor and Omer Moav
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Citation 116

Abstract:

Evolution, fertility, growth, human capital, Malthusian stagnation, natural selection, technological progress

Natural Selection and the Origin of Economic Growth

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 117, pp. 1133-1192, November 2002
Posted: 18 Nov 2002
Oded Galor and Omer Moav
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Growth, Technological Progress, Fertility, Human Capital, Evolution, Natural Selection, Malthusian Stagnation

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From Physical to Human Capital Accumulation: Inequality in the Process of Development

Brown University Working Paper No. 99-27
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2000
Oded Galor and Omer Moav
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Citation 83

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Income Distributions, Growth, Credit Constraints, Human Capital

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Citation 122

From Stagnation to Growth: Unified Growth Theory

Minerva Center for Economic Growth Working Paper No. 2004-1
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 08 Jul 2004
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,941 (5,332)
Citation 122

Abstract:

Growth, Demographic Transition, Unified Growth Theory, Malthusian Epoch

From Stagnation to Growth: Unified Growth Theory

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4581
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 19 Oct 2004
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Citation 122

Abstract:

Growth, technological progress, demographic transition, income distribution, human capital, evolution, natural selection, Malthusian stagnation, class structure

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Das Human Kapital

Brown University Working Paper No. 2000-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Oded Galor and Omer Moav
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,891 (5,587)
Citation 72

Abstract:

Industrial Revolution, Human Capital, Growth, Class Structure, Education Reforms

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Trading Population for Productivity

Brown University Working Paper No. 38-01
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Nov 2001
Oded Galor and Andrew Mountford
Brown University - Department of Economics and Royal Holloway, University of London
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Citation 35

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Unified Growth Theory, Comparative Advantage, Demographic Transition, Growth, International Trade

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Citation 18

Natural Selection and the Evolution of Life Expectancy

Minerva Center for Economic Growth Paper No. 02-05
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Oded Galor and Omer Moav
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,212 (11,780)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Life Expectancy, growth, technological progress, evolution, Natural Selection, Malthusian Stagnation

Natural Selection and the Evolution of Life Expectancy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5373
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Feb 2006
Oded Galor and Omer Moav
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (411,897)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Life expectancy, growth, technological progress, evolution, natural selection, Malthusian stagnation

Land Inequality and the Origin of Divergence and Overtaking in the Growth Process: Theory and Evidence

Hebrew Univ. Dept. of Econ. Working Paper No. 2002-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jul 2002
Oded Galor, Omer Moav and Dietrich Vollrath
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Houston - Department of Economics
Downloads 511 (41,042)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Land Inequality, Institutions, Geography, Human capital accumulation, Growth

Land Inequality and the Origin of Divergence and Overtaking in the Growth Process: Theory and Evidence

Brown Economics Working Paper No. 2003-04
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Mar 2003
Oded Galor, Omer Moav and Dietrich Vollrath
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Houston - Department of Economics
Downloads 442 (49,360)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Land Inequality, Institutions, Geography, Human capital accumulation, Growth

Land Inequality and the Origin of Divergence and Overtaking in the Growth Process: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3817
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 May 2003
Oded Galor, Omer Moav and Dietrich Vollrath
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Houston - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (396,778)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Land inequality, development, human capital accumulation, growth

Inequality in Land Ownership, the Emergence of Human Capital Promoting Institutions, and the Great Divergence

Brown University Economics Working Paper No. 06-14
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Feb 2005
Oded Galor, Omer Moav and Dietrich Vollrath
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Houston - Department of Economics
Downloads 874 (19,476)
Citation 61

Abstract:

Land inequality, institutions, geography, human capital accumulation, growth

Inequality in Land Ownership, the Emergence of Human Capital Promoting Institutions and the Great Divergence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6751
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Oded Galor, Omer Moav and Dietrich Vollrath
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Houston - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (533,085)
Citation 55

Abstract:

Geography, Great Divergence, Growth, Human capital, Institutions, Land Inequality

The Demographic Transition and the Emergence of Sustained Economic Growth

Minerva Center for Economic Growth Working Paper No. 4-04
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 717 (25,968)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Growth, Technological Progress, Demographic Transition, Human Capital, Evolution, Malthusian Stagnation

The Demographic Transition and the Emergence of Sustained Economic Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4714
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (445,198)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Growth, technological progress, demographic transition, human capital, evolution, malthusian stagnation

The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Spirit and the Process of Development

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Apr 2006
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 606 (32,768)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Entrepreneurial Spirit, Risk Aversion, Growth, Technological Progress, Evolution, Natural Selection

The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Spirit and the Process of Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6022
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 4 (527,956)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Evolution, growth, natural Selection, risk Aversion, technological progress

Population, Technology, and Growth: From the Malthusian Regime to the Demographic Transition

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Dec 1998
Oded Galor and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 548 (37,465)
Citation 222

Abstract:

Population, Technology, and Growth: from the Malthusian Regime to the Demographic Transition and Beyond

NBER Working Paper No. w6811
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Jul 2000
Oded Galor and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (295,131)
Citation 222

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Citation 22

Trade and the Great Divergence: The Family Connection

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jan 2006
Oded Galor and Andrew Mountford
Brown University - Department of Economics and Royal Holloway, University of London
Downloads 444 (49,067)
Citation 22

Abstract:

International Trade, Demographic Transition, Industrial Revolution, Growth, Human Capital

Trade and the Great Divergence: The Family Connection

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5490
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 May 2006
Oded Galor and Andrew Mountford
Brown University - Department of Economics and Royal Holloway, University of London
Downloads 14 (473,611)
Citation 22

Abstract:

International trade, demographic transition, industrial revolution, growth, human capital

The Agricultural Origins of Time Preference

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 26 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2016
Oded Galor and Ömer Özak
Brown University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
Downloads 294 (79,899)

Abstract:

Time preference, Delayed Gratification, Cultural Evolution, Economic Development, Comparative Development, Human Capital, Education, Saving, Smoking

The Agricultural Origins of Time Preference

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5211
Number of pages: 145 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Oded Galor and Ömer Özak
Brown University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (342,124)

Abstract:

time preference, delayed gratification, economic growth, culture, agriculture, economic development, evolution

The Agricultural Origins of Time Preference

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8427
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Oded Galor and Ömer Özak
Brown University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (501,774)

Abstract:

time preference, delayed gratification, economic growth, culture, agriculture, economic development, evolution

The Agricultural Origins of Time Preference

NBER Working Paper No. w20438
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 03 Sep 2014
Oded Galor and Ömer Özak
Brown University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (507,261)

Abstract:

The Agricultural Origins of Time Preference

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10122
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Oded Galor and Ömer Özak
Brown University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

agriculture, culture, delayed gratification, economic development, economic growth, evolution, time preference

Cultural Assimilation, Cultural Diffusion and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 334 (69,148)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Cultural assimilation, Cultural diffusion, Cultural diversity, Geography, Economic development, Agriculture, Industrialization

Cultural Assimilation, Cultural Diffusion and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6444
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 May 2008
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 7 (512,600)
Citation 12

Abstract:

cultural assimilation, cultural diffusion, cultural diversity, geography

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The Neolithic Origins of Contemporary Variations in Life Expectancy

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2008
Oded Galor and Omer Moav
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 304 (57,549)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Life Expectancy, Growth, Technological Progress, Evolution, Natural Selection, Malthusian Stagnation

Geographical Origins and Economic Consequences of Language Structures

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2017
Oded Galor, Ömer Özak and Assaf Sarid
Brown University - Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics and University of Haifa
Downloads 213 (112,480)

Abstract:

Comparative Development, Cultural Evolution, Language Structure, Future Tense, Politeness Distinctions, Grammatical Gender, Human Capital, Education

Geographical Origins and Economic Consequences of Language Structures

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6149
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
Oded Galor, Ömer Özak and Assaf Sarid
Brown University - Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, University of Haifa
Downloads 31 (383,205)

Abstract:

Comparative Development, Cultural Evolution, Language Structure, Future Tense, Politeness Distinctions, Grammatical Gender, Human Capital, Education

Geographical Origins and Economic Consequences of Language Structures

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10379
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Oded Galor, Ömer Özak and Assaf Sarid
Brown University - Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics and University of Haifa
Downloads 2 (539,629)

Abstract:

comparative development, cultural evolution, language structure, future tense, politeness distinctions, grammatical gender, human capital, education

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 May 2011
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 134 (170,778)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Risk Aversion, Growth, Technological Progress, Evolution, Natural Selection

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6327
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (428,200)
Citation 5

Abstract:

risk aversion, growth, technological progress, evolution, natural selection

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

NBER Working Paper No. w17075
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 May 2011
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 16 (462,166)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 12 (484,963)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Risk Aversion, Growth, Technological Progress, Evolution, Natural Selection

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8377
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 May 2011
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (549,098)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Evolution, Growth, Natural Selection, Risk Aversion, Technological Progress

The 'Out of Africa' Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development

American Economic Review, Forthcoming, MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2013
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 149 (156,454)
Citation 19

Abstract:

The “Out of Africa” hypothesis, Human genetic diversity, Comparative development, Income per capita, Population density, Neolithic Revolution, Land productivity

The 'Out of Africa' Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6330
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 21 (433,807)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Out of Africa hypothesis, human genetic diversity, comparative development, population density, Neolithic Revolution, land productivity, Malthusian stagnation

The 'Out of Africa' Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8500
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (539,629)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Comparative development, Human genetic diversity, Income per capita, Land productivity, Neolithic Revolution, Population density, The 'Out of Africa' hypothesis

Inequality, Human Capital Formation and the Process of Development

NBER Working Paper No. w17058
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 May 2011
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 54 (305,780)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Inequality, Human Capital Formation and the Process of Development

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6328
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (314,233)
Citation 3

Abstract:

inequality, human capital, growth, development, credit market imperfections

Trading Population for Productivity: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jan 2008
Oded Galor and Andrew Mountford
Brown University - Department of Economics and Royal Holloway, University of London
Downloads 102 (210,068)
Citation 22

Abstract:

International Trade , Demographic Transition, Growth, Human Capital

Trading Population for Productivity: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6678
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Oded Galor and Andrew Mountford
Brown University - Department of Economics and Royal Holloway, University of London
Downloads 2 (539,629)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Demographic Transition, Growth, Human Capital, International Trade

Human Genetic Diversity and Comparative Economic Development

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 05 May 2008
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 95 (220,662)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Human genetic diversity, Comparative development, Population density, Neolithic Revolution, Land productivity, Malthusian stagnation

Human Genetic Diversity and Comparative Economic Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6824
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Comparative development, Human genetic diversity, Land productivity, Malthusian stagnation, Neolithic Revolution, Population density

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Citation 6

The Demographic Transition: Causes and Consequences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6334
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 49 (320,187)
Citation 6

Abstract:

demographic transition, gender gap, human capital, fertility, mortality, Unified Growth Theory

The Demographic Transition: Causes and Consequences

NBER Working Paper No. w17057
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 May 2011
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (383,205)
Citation 6

Abstract:

The Demographic Transition: Causes and Consequences

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8249
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Demographic transition, Fertility, Gender Gap, Human capital, Mortality, Unified Growth Theory

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Citation 22

Dynamics and Stagnation in the Malthusian Epoch

American Economic Review, Vol. 101, No. 5, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 60 (290,120)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Technological Progress, Population Density, Malthusian Stagnation, Land Productivity, Neolithic Revolution

Dynamics and Stagnation in the Malthusian Epoch

NBER Working Paper No. w17037
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 May 2011
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (450,745)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Is Industrialization Conducive to Long-Run Prosperity?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5354
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 02 Jun 2015
Raphael Franck and Oded Galor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (273,425)

Abstract:

economic growth, industrialization, steam engine

Is Industrialization Conducive to Long-Run Prosperity?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9158
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Raphael Franck and Oded Galor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (496,311)

Abstract:

economic growth, industrialization, steam engine

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Citation 124

The Gender Gap, Fertility, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4550
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jan 2008
Oded Galor and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (363,411)
Citation 123

Abstract:

The Gender Gap, Fertility and Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 1157
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Oct 2001
Oded Galor and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 35 (367,165)
Citation 124

Abstract:

Development trap, fertility, gender gap, growth, multiple equilibria

Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (314,233)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7176
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 12 (484,963)
Citation 1

Abstract:

genetic diversity, fractionalization, development

Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation

NBER Working Paper No. w18738
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 5 (522,863)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9306
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (549,098)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Cultural Diversity, Fractionalization, Genetic Diversity

Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation, and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations

NBER Working Paper No. w17640
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (387,581)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation, and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6319
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (406,762)
Citation 1

Abstract:

cultural assimilation, cultural diffusion, cultural diversity, geographical isolation, economic development, agriculture, industrialization

Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation, and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 06 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 12 (484,963)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Cultural assimilation, Cultural diffusion, Cultural diversity, Geographical isolation, Economic development, Agriculture, Industrialization

28.
Downloads 61 (284,035)

The Nature of Conflict

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5486
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (355,962)

Abstract:

civil conflict, genetic diversity, fractionalization, polarization, interpersonal trust, preferences for public goods, economic inequality

The Nature of Conflict

NBER Working Paper No. w21079
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 23 (422,644)

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2008 Lawrence R. Klein Lecture - Comparative Economic Development: Insights from Unified Growth Theory

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Dec 2009
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 50 (317,207)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Growth, Comparative Development, Globalization, Technological Progress, Demographic Transition, Diversity, Human Capital, Malthusian Stagnation

2008 Lawrence R. Klein Lecture -- Comparative Economic Development: Insights from Unified Growth Theory

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7519
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Citation 13

Abstract:

Comparative Development, Demographic Transition, Diversity, Globalization, Growth, Human Capital, Malthusian Stagnation, Technological Progress

30.
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Citation 4

Isolation and Development

Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 8, Nos. 2 & 3, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Quamrul H. Ashraf, Oded Galor and Ömer Özak
Williams College - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (355,962)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Growth, Development, Isolation, Agglomeration, Globalization, International Trade

Isolation and Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7531
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Quamrul H. Ashraf, Oded Galor and Ömer Özak
Williams College - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (539,629)
Citation 4

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Agglomeration, Development, Globalization, Growth, Isolation

Population Growth and Carbon Emissions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6223
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Gregory P. Casey and Oded Galor
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (450,745)

Abstract:

climate change, economics, demography

Population Growth and Carbon Emissions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10380
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Gregory P. Casey and Oded Galor
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (496,311)

Abstract:

climate change, economics, demography

Population Growth and Carbon Emissions

NBER Working Paper No. w22885
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Gregory P. Casey and Oded Galor
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 6 (517,735)

Abstract:

Population Growth and Carbon Emissions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11659
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Nov 2016
Gregory P. Casey and Oded Galor
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Land Productivity and Economic Development: Caloric Suitability vs. Agricultural Suitability

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
Oded Galor and Ömer Özak
Brown University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
Downloads 34 (166,376)

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Caloric Suitability, Agricultural Suitability, Agricultural Productivity, Land Productivity, Economic Development, Population Density

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Why are a Third of People Indian and Chinese? Trade, Industrialization and Demographic Transition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3136
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Feb 2002
Oded Galor and Andrew Mountford
Brown University - Department of Economics and Royal Holloway, University of London
Downloads 25 (400,078)
Citation 11

Abstract:

International trade, demographic transition, industrial revolution, growth, human capital

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Inclusive Institutions and Long-Run Misallocation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Inclusive institutions, Exclusive institutions, Networks, Labor misallocation, Development, Persistence

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The "Out of Africa" Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w17216
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 16 Jul 2011
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (400,078)
Citation 19

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The Biocultural Origins of Human Capital Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8433
Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Oded Galor and Marc Klemp
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
Downloads 6 (517,735)

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demography, evolution, human capital formation, natural selection, fecundity, quantity-quality trade-off, long-run reproductive success, economic growth

The Biocultural Origins of Human Capital Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w20474
Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Oded Galor and Marc Klemp
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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The Biocultural Origins of Human Capital Formation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10136
Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Oded Galor and Marc Klemp
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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demography, economic growth, evolution, fecundity, human capital formation, long-run reproductive success, natural selection, quantity-quality trade-off

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Dynamics and Stagnation in the Malthusian Epoch: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7057
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Land, Malthusian Stagnation, Population Dynamics, Technological Progress

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Be Fruitful and Multiply? Moderate Fecundity and Long-Run Reproductive Success

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8025
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
Oded Galor and Marc Klemp
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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demography, evolution, natural selection, fecundity, quantity-quality trade-off, long-run reproductive success

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Multiple Growth Regimes Insights from Unified Growth Theory

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6427
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 May 2008
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
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convergence clubs, Malthusian epoch, sustained growth, unified growth theory

40.

The Complementary between Technology and Human Capital in the Early Phase of Industrialization

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5485
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
Raphael Franck and Oded Galor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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capital-skill complementarity, economic growth, industrialization, human capital, steam engine

41.

The 2008 Lawrence R. Klein Lecture - Comparative Economic Development: Insights from Unified Growth Theory

International Economic Review, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 1-44, February 2010
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics
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42.

The Macrogenoeconomics of Comparative Development

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10474
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Oded Galor
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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comparative development, human evolution, natural selection, genes, race, the "out of Africa" hypothesis, genetic diversity

43.

Technology-Skill Complementarity in the Early Phase of Industrialization

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9758
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Raphael Franck and Oded Galor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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technology-skill complementarity, economic growth, industrialization, human capital, steam engine

44.

The Nature of Civil Conflict

Posted: 07 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics

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Population, Technology, and Growth: From Malthusian Stagnation to the Demographic Transition and Beyond

American Economic Review, Vol. 90, No. 4, Pp. 806-828, September 2000
Posted: 28 Jan 2001
Oded Galor and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics

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Ability Biased Technological Transition, Wage Inequality and Growth

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 115, pp. 469-498, 2000
Posted: 14 Nov 2000
Oded Galor and Omer Moav
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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47.

From Malthusian Stagnation to Modern Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 2082
Posted: 24 Mar 1999
David N. Weil and Oded Galor
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics

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Technological Progress, Mobility and Economic Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper Series 1413
Posted: 22 Jan 1997
Oded Galor and Daniel Tsiddon
Brown University - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics

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