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

New evidence on convergence

Dev Patel, Justin Sandefur, and Arvind Subramanian posted the other day some new evidence on cross-country convergence. They showed that...

Involution and growth

This is a long-promised, long-simmering, longer-than-necessary post on the concept of involution. This term comes up often in discussions of...

The inverse relationship of farm size and productivity

Since I am an intellectual raccoon, it was not a surprise that when Garett Jones dangled a shiny object called...

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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