DIETRICH VOLLRATH
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

Professor of Economics

ABOUT ME

I am a Professor and Chair of the Economics Department at the University of Houston. I write the Growth Economics Blog. Subscribe via RSS feed, Email, or Twitter

I've also written a few books. Fully Grown is about the recent growth slowdown, and Intro to Economic Growth is an undergrad textbook on economic growth. Click on a cover to jump to Amazon.

Latest Posts

The deep roots of development - Part 5

In my quest to fall behind on everything in my life, I left writing up the next installment of the...

The deep roots of development - Part 4

Congratulations to all of you who guessed that I would fall behind in writing up these deep roots posts. I...

The deep roots of development - Part 3

This is the third entry in the series on deep roots, and it concerns institutions. One of the earlier (and...

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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