David N. Weil

Brown University - Department of Economics

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Providence, RI 02912

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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
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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 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2010
Oded Galor and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Mortality Decline, Human Capital Investment and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2003
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 477 (56,797)
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Mortality Decline, Human Capital Investment and Economic Growth

Journal of Development Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Feb 2003
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics

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Accounting for the Effect of Health on Economic Growth

Brown University Economic Working Paper No. 2005-07
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Accounting for the Effect of Health on Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w11455
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2010
David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Baby Boom, the Baby Bust, and the Housing Market

NBER Working Paper No. w2794
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2010
N. Gregory Mankiw and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Population Aging

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Population Aging

NBER Working Paper No. w12147
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics
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An Asset Allocation Puzzle

NBER Working Paper No. w4857
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2008
Niko Canner, N. Gregory Mankiw and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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How Much of Cross-Country Income Variation is Explained by Health?

Brown University, Economics Working Paper No. 03-08
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 May 2003
David N. Weil and Gauri Kartini Shastry
Brown University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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The Baby Boom and the Stock Market Boom

Brown University, Economics Working Paper No. 03-07
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
David N. Weil and Kyung-Mook Lim
Brown University - Department of Economics and Korea Development Institute (KDI) - Money and Finance Division
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The Baby Boom and the Stock Market Boom

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 105, pp. 359-378, September 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Oct 2003
Kyung-Mook Lim and David N. Weil
Korea Development Institute (KDI) - Money and Finance Division and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Dynamics of the Age Structure, Dependency, and Consumption

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
David N. Weil and Heinrich Hock
Brown University - Department of Economics and Mathematica Policy Research
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Aging, fertility, intergenerational transfers, consumption

The Dynamics of the Age Structure, Dependency, and Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w12140
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2010
Heinrich Hock and David N. Weil
Mathematica Policy Research and Brown University - Department of Economics
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A Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w3541
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
N. Gregory Mankiw, David H. Romer and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Mobile Banking: The Impact of M-Pesa in Kenya

NBER Working Paper No. w17129
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2015
Isaac M. Mbiti and David N. Weil
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Post-1500 Population Flows and the Long Run Determinants of Economic Growth and Inequality

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Louis Putterman and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth, Migration, Income Inequality, State History, Linguistic Distance

Post-1500 Population Flows and the Long Run Determinants of Economic Growth and Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w14448
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2010
Louis Putterman and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Evaluating the Effects of Large Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Nava Ashraf, Günther Fink and David N. Weil
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Department of Population and International Health and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Malaria, Zambia, Health

Evaluating the Effects of Large Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative

NBER Working Paper No. w16069
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Nava Ashraf, Günther Fink and David N. Weil
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Department of Population and International Health and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Saving and Growth: A Reinterpretation

NBER Working Paper No. w4470
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 18 May 2000 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Christopher D. Carroll and David N. Weil
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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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
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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
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Development trap, fertility, gender gap, growth, multiple equilibria

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Measuring Economic Growth from Outer Space

NBER Working Paper No. w15199
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2010
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Tufts University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Mortality Change, the Uncertainty Effect, and Retirement

NBER Working Paper No. w8742
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan and David N. Weil
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Capital and Wealth in the 21st Century

NBER Working Paper No. w20919
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Appropriate Technology and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w5865
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2012
Susanto Basu and David N. Weil
Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Genesis and Evolution of Social Security

NBER Working Paper No. w5949
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2010
Jeffrey A. Miron and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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How the Growing Gap in Life Expectancy May Affect Retirement Benefits and Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w23329
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Apr 2017
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Wellesley College, Brookings Institution, RAND Corporation, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Demography, Osprey Point Consulting, Lazard Asset Management, Brookings Institution, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
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Optimal Advice for Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w3054
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Optimal Advice for Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w3054
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2007
Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Increasing Human Capital Investment on Economic Growth and Poverty: A Simulation Exercise

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8590
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
Matthew Edward Collin and David N. Weil
World Bank and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Inequality, Health Care Services Industry, Educational Sciences, Nutrition, Early Child and Children's Health, Reproductive Health, Economic Growth, Industrial Economics, Economic Theory & Research

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The Housing Wealth of the Aged

NBER Working Paper No. w4115
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2008
Louise Sheiner and David N. Weil
Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Historical Perspectives on the Monetary Transmission Mechanism

NBER Working Paper No. w4326
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 May 2004
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Worldwide Change in the Behavior of Interest Rates and Prices in 1914

NBER Working Paper No. w2344
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2007
N. Gregory Mankiw, Jeffrey A. Miron and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Comparison Utility in a Growth Model

NBER Working Paper No. w6138
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Jan 1998 Last Revised: 07 May 2000
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics, Independent and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Global Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity: Nature, History, and the Role of Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w22145
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Amazon.com, Tufts University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Effect of News on Bond Prices: Evidence from the United Kingdom 1900-1920

NBER Working Paper No. w4234
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Harvard Kennedy School, Brown University - Department of Economics and Occidental College
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The Increasing Annuitization of the Elderly- Estimates and Implications for Intergenerational Tranfers, Inequality, and National Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w4182
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2008
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Annuitization of Americans' Resources: A Cohort Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w5089
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2010
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics, Investment Company Institute and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Intergenerational Earnings Mobility, Inequality, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w6070
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
Ann L. Owen and David N. Weil
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Adjustment of Expectations to a Change in Regime: a Study of the Founding of the Federal Reserve

NBER Working Paper No. w2124
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2007
N. Gregory Mankiw, Jeffrey A. Miron and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Interventions to Reduce Fertility on Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w17377
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
Quamrul H. Ashraf, David N. Weil and Joshua Wilde
Williams College - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and University of South Florida
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When Does Improving Health Raise GDP?

NBER Working Paper No. w14449
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jun 2012
Quamrul H. Ashraf, Joseph Beaulieu and David N. Weil
Williams College - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Intergenerational Transfers, Aging, and Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w4477
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Malaria and Early African Development: Evidence from the Sickle Cell Trait

NBER Working Paper No. w19603
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Nov 2013
Emilio Depetris-Chauvin and David N. Weil
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Influence of Ancestral Lifeways on Individual Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w21907
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Influence of Ancestral Lifeways on Individual Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11366
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Africa, agriculture, Culture, Development, Ethnicity

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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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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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Saving and Growth with Habit Formation

Working Paper No 95-42
Posted: 23 Aug 1998
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics, Independent and Brown University - Department of Economics

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Intergenerational Earnings Mobility, Inequality, and Growth

Journal of Monetary Economics
Posted: 10 Mar 1998
Ann L. Owen and David N. Weil
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Brown University - Department of Economics

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