DIETRICH VOLLRATH
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

Professor of Economics

ABOUT ME

I am a professor of economics at the University of Houston

I have a textbook on economic growth with Chad Jones

I write the Growth Economics Blog. Subscribe via RSS feed, Email, or Twitter

Find my research here

This is my current CV

Latest Posts

Are some places "More Malthusian" than other?

I’ve got a new working paper out (pdf or repec), co-authored with Ryan Johnson, on Malthusian constraints. There is some...

The Return of Peasant Mentality?

Without intending to, I ended up taking a blog hiatus (blacation?) for about a month. But in that month I...

Understanding the Cost Disease of Services

As my internal clock is not on internet time, I’m only now getting up a post in reaction to the...

Resources

Research

Find my published and working papers here

Classes

Most class information is on Blackboard (UH) or Canvas (Dartmouth), but some grad courses live here

Topics

Collections of blog posts, web links, and papers on specific questions about economic growth

References

Bibliographic information for the economic growth literature, vaguely organized by subject

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