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 Silicon and Industrial Revolutions

You can see this post as a way of thinking about anything other than …. whatever real life has going...

Economic impacts of the coronavirus - part 3/n(?)

If you’re wondering what I’m attempting to do in these posts, then join the club. I’m just sort of grasping...

Economic impacts of the coronavirus - part 2/n(?)

There isn’t a real question about there being severe negative impacts of the virus on employment, household finances, or 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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