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., Madsen, J. B., and Strulik, H. (2021). Physiological constraints and the transition to growth: implications for comparative development. Journal of Economic Growth 26(3), 1-49.
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.