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Fifty Years of the Phillips Curve: A Dialog on What We Have Learned

Robert M. Solow, John B. Taylor, and N. Gregory Mankiw

in Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary Policy: A Phillips Curve Retrospective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013635
eISBN:
9780262258784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013635.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents a dialog between two of the most important macroeconomists of the past half century: Robert M. Solow and John B. Taylor. Among the questions asked was what Solow thought about ... More


Commentary

Robert Solow

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a commentary by Robert Solow, Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He discusses two questions that arose in his mind as he was listening to ... More


Growth, Inequality, and Poverty

Martin Ravallion

in The Economics of Poverty: History, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190212766
eISBN:
9780190212803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212766.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There has been much debate on whether economic growth and globalization facilitate or impede progress against poverty and inequality. A long-standing, and widely held, view is that economic growth in ... More


Introductory Remarks for the First Annual Arrow Lecture

Michael Woodford

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents introductory remarks from Michael Woodford, John Bates Clark Professor of Political Economy, before the first Arrow Lecture at Columbia University. Woodford begins by citing ... More


Introduction

Joel Mokyr

in The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074772
eISBN:
9780199854981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074772.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses four distinct processes of economic growth: a) Solovian growth, in honor of Robert Solow; b) Smithian growth, Adam Smith's mechanism of growth; c) scale or size effects, which ... More


International R&D Spillovers and Economic Growth

PIERRE MOHNEN

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economists have made countless efforts to understand Robert Solow's productivity paradox wherein computers have somehow become present in several different aspects except in the productivity ... More


Robert M. Solow

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the work of Robert M. Solow, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1987. Solow was born in 1924 and recieved his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.from Harvard University. He started out ... More


The Impact of the Asian Miracle on the Theory of Economic Growth

Robert W. Fogel

in Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226116341
eISBN:
9780226116426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116426.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the origins and evolution of growth theory, showing how theory has responded to, and often been surprised by, global events, and how the writings of economic historians have ... More


Ideas and Education: Level or Growth Effects and Their Implications for Australia

Steve Dowrick

in Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386805
eISBN:
9780226387079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The importance of human capital for economic growth was highlighted in much of the “new growth theory” that came to prominence in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The neoclassical growth model, ... More


Add Children and Stir, 1964–1970

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 5 chronicles my doctoral program at MIT, where I’m a token woman and an “honorary man” starved for female companionship. I discuss several of my professors: Paul Samuelson, Robert Solow, and ... More


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