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Recent Selected Publications

With Kjetil Storesletten. Annual Review of Economics , 2014 (forthcoming).
"War Signals: A Theory of Trade, Trust and Conflict."
With Dominic Rohner and Mathias Thoenig. Review of Economic Studies, 2013, 80 (3), pp. 1114-1147.
See also
With Dominic Rohner and Mathias Thoenig. Journal of Economic Growth, 2013, 18 (3), pp. 217–252 (lead article).
With Gino Gancia and Andreas Mueller. In Advances in Economics and Econometrics: Theory and Applications (Tenth World Congress of the Econometric Society), D. Acemoglu, M. Arellano and E. Dekel (eds.), Cambridge University Press, August 2013.
With Zheng Song and Kjetil Storesletten. Econometrica, Vol. 80, No. 6 (November, 2012), 2785–2803.
With Daron Acemoglu and Gino Gancia. Journal of Economic Theory, 2012, 147 (2), pp. 570-601.
With Zheng Song and Kjetil Storesletten. American Economic Review 101 (February 2011), pp. 202–241. See also: and a Review of this article.
With Matthias Doepke. Journal of Economic Growth, 2010, 15 (1), pp. 1-37.
With Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion and Rachel Griffith. Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, 8 (5).
With Matthias Doepke. Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7 (2-3), pp. 508-518.
With Gino Gancia. Annual Review of Economics, 2009, 1, pp. 93-120.
"Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren' 75 Years after: A Global Perspective." in Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren, 2008, Chapter 2, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (eds. Lorenzo Pecchi and Gustavo Piga). The volume includes contributions from leading economists including Nobel Laureates Edmund Phelps, Robert Solow, Joseph Stiglitz.
With John Hassler, Per Krusell and Kjetil Storesletten. Journal of Monetary Economics, 2007, 122 (4), pp. 1759-1799.
With Philippe Aghion, Robin Burgess, and Steve Redding. American Economic Review, 2008, 98 (4), pp. 1397-1412.
See also the working paper version:
With Matthias Doepke. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2008, 123 (2), pp.747-793.
See also
With Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, Claire Lelarge and John Van Reenen. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122(4), pp.1759-1799.
See also
With John Hassler and Kjetil Storesletten. Journal of Economic Theory, 2007, 133(1), pp.127-151.
With Daron Acemoglu and Philippe Aghion. Journal of the European Economic Association, 2006, 4(1), pp.37-74.
With Matthias Doepke. American Economic Review, 2005, 95(5), pp.1492-1524.
See also:
(i) a recent REVIEW of this article,
(ii) With Matthias Doepke. Useful for teaching purposes. October 2007.
"Horizontal Innovation in the Theory of Growth and Development." With Gino Gancia. In Handbook of Economic Growth, 2005, volume 1A, Chapter 3, North Holland.
With John Hassler, Per Krusell and Kjetil Storesletten. Journal of Monetary Economics, 2005, 52(7), pp.1331-1358.
See also
With John Hassler, José V. Rodriguez Mora, and Kjetil Storesletten. International Economic Review, 2005, 46(1) pp.263-303.
With John Hassler, José V. Rodriguez Mora, and Kjetil Storesletten. American Economic Review, 2003, 93(1) pp.87-112.
With Daron Acemoglu. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 115(3), pp.563-606.

In Progress

With Michael König, Dominic Rohner and Mathias Thoenig.
First version: April 2014.
With Simon Alder and Lin Shao.
This version: October 2013.
With Zheng Song and Kjetil Storesletten.
This draft: September 2013 (First Draft: June 2013).
With Matthias Doepke.
In preparation for the Handbook of Economic Growth,volume 2, North Holland.
NBER Working Paper w19141. June 2013.
"Parenting with Style: Altruism and Paternalism in Intergenerational Preference Transmission." With Matthias Doepke.
Center for Institutions, Policy and Culture in the Development Process, Working Paper Series. Working Paper No. 419. December 2012.
With Daron Acemoglu and Gino Gancia. CEPR Discussion Paper No. 9247, December 2012.
See a recent review of this article in The Economist, January 12, 2013
With Zheng Song, Kjetil Storesletten and Yikai Wang.
This version: June 2013.
(An earlier version was published as CEPR Discussion Paper No. 9156, September 2012.)
See a recent review of this article in The Economist, August 11, 2012
With Michael König and Jan Lorenz. CEPR Discussion Paper No. 8843.
This version: February 2012. First version: March 2011.

Articles in Newspapers, Magazines, etc.

"Wenn China den Kapitalmarkt öffnet"
(in German) Finanz und Wirtschaft, September 20, 2013.
Interview about "China wird mit 5 bis 6 % weiterwachsen"
(in German) NZZ am Sonntag , August 18, 2013.
"Offshoring hat die Lohnunterschiede zwischen Entwicklungs- und Industriestaaten verringert"
(in German) Finanz und Wirtschaft, April 26, 2013.
Interview about "Italien ist das grösste Risiko für die Währungsunion"
(in German) Finanz und Wirtschaft, April 2, 2013, Nr.26: Page 17.
Interview to Morgenbladet (11.01.2013) after the speech held in front of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs of the Norwegian Parliament (Storting) on 10 January, 2013 on "China: Past, Present and Future".
"China wird künftig normalere Wachstumsraten haben"
UZH News, 30.11.2011.
(in German) Finanz und Wirtschaft, November 26, 2011, Nr.94: Page 32.
Feast of Thoughts
A panel discussion with Economists from U.S., Europe, Japan-Korea, and China, about the different Economic development modes in the respective four areas. Broadcasted on CCTV-2, 19 Sep 2010.
The “real” causes of China’s trade surplus
With Zheng Song and Kjetil Storesletten. VoxEU.org, 2 May 2010.
(in German) Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, November 11, 2009, Nr.47: Page 36.
"Child Labour: Is International Activism the Solution or the Problem?"
With Matthias Doepke. VoxEU.org, October 12, 2009.
See also the New York Times Freakonomics Blog Entry.
(in German) Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Oktober 28./29., 2006, Nr.251: Page 31.
(in German) Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (by Rainer Hank), December 23, 2007, Nr. 51: Page 31. For the background material discussed in this newspaper article, see my articles: `Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren' 75 Years after: A Global Perspective., Occupational Choice and the Spirit of Capitalism.

More information and references to other published articles is available from my

Review of Economic Dynamics Newsletter (Volume 7, Issue 1, November 2005) has published a profile of my recent research on political economy and macroeconomics, where I discuss articles published in 2005 (or forthcoming) in the American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Monetary Economics, International Economic Review and Journal of the European Economic Association. Some research in progress is also discussed.
Click here to read it.

Various

International Research Fellow, Institute for Fiscal Studies, London
International Research Fellow, Institute of World Economics, Kiel
Research Fellow, CEPR
Elected Board Member, European Economic Association.

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