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Gene Grossman
2016
We introduce firm and worker heterogeneity into a model of innovation-driven endogenous growth. Individuals who differ in ability sort into either a research sector or a manufacturing sector that produces differentiated goods. Each research project ...
Roland Benabou
2015
In earlier work we identified a robust negative association between religiosity and patents per capita, holding across countries as well as US states. In this paper we relate 11 indicators of individual openness to innovation (e.g., attitudes toward ...
Gene Grossman
2015
How does globalization affect economic growth? We discuss mechanisms that link international integration to the incentives for knowledge accumulation and the efficacy of that process. First, integration facilitates the flow of knowledge across national ...
Roland Benabou
2015
We analyze the joint dynamics of religious beliefs, scientific progress and coalitional politics along both religious and economic lines. History offers many examples of the recurring tensions between science and organized religion, but as part of the ...
Gene Grossman
2015
Paul Romer (1986, 1990) ve Robert Lucas (1988)’in makaleleri bize; ölçeğe göre artan getirilerin mevcut olduğu bir ekonomik ortamda yatırım gerçekleştiğinde, sermayenin marjinal ürününün iskonto oranına göre zamanla düşmesi gerekmediğini hatırlatmıştır. ...
2015
We measure the impact of a drastic new technology for producing steel—the minimill—on industry-wide productivity in the US steel industry, using unique plant-level data between 1963 and 2002. The sharp increase in the industry's productivity is ...