Makro-Pic Advanced Development Economics

Thursday, October 19th, 2017, 2-5:30pm, Room 2.157
Friday, October 20th, 2017, 9am-12:30pm, Room 2.157

Course material for participants is available at the course material webpage

1. Modern vs. Pre-Modern Growth

References: Mankiw, N.G., D. Romer, and D.N. Weil, 1992, A contribution to the empirics of economic growth, Quarterly Journal of Economics 107, 407-437.
Ashraf, Q. and Galor, O. (2011). Dynamics and stagnation in the Malthusian epoch. American Economic Review, 101(5), 2003-2041.

2. The Demographic Transition and the History Augmented Solow Model

References: Lee, R. (2003). The demographic transition: three centuries of fundamental change. The Journal of Economic Perspectives, 17(4), 167-190.
Reher, D. S. (2004). The demographic transition revisited as a global process. Population, Space and Place, 10(1), 19-41.
Dalgaard, C. J., and Strulik, H. (2013). The history augmented Solow model. European Economic Review, 63, 134-149.

3. Human Physiology, Development, and the Reversal of Fortune

References: Dalgaard, C. J., and Strulik, H. (2017) Physiological Constraints and Comparative Economic Development. Discussion Paper.
Dalgaard, C. J., and Strulik, H. (2015). The physiological foundations of the wealth of nations. Journal of Economic Growth, 20(1), 37-73.
Dalgaard, C. J., and Strulik, H. (2016). Physiology and development: Why the West is taller than the rest. Economic Journal, 126(598), 2292-2323. .

4. The Past and Future of Knowledge-Based Growth

Reference: Strulik, H., Prettner, K., and Prskawetz, A. (2013). The past and future of knowledge-based growth. Journal of Economic Growth, 18(4), 411-437.