Steven N. Durlauf

University of Chicago

Professor of Public Policy

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Identification of Social Interactions

Number of pages: 154 Posted: 18 Aug 2010
Cornell University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Tufts University
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social interactions, social networks, identification

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Empirics of Growth and Development

INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK OF DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS, Vol. 1, Amitava Dutt and Jaime Ros, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Steven N. Durlauf, Andros Kourtellos and Chih Ming Tan
University of Chicago, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Growth empirics, Economic growth, Development

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Is God in the Details? A Reexamination of the Role of Religion in Economic Growth

Journal of Applied Econometrics, 27(7), p. 1059-1075, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Steven N. Durlauf, Andros Kourtellos and Chih Ming Tan
University of Chicago, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth, Religion, Model Uncertainty

Model Uncertainty and the Deterrent Effect of Capital Punishment

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 07-138, FRB of Boston Quantitative Analysis Unit Working Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Ethan Cohen-Cole, Steven N. Durlauf, Jeffrey Fagan and Daniel Nagin
Econ One Research, University of Chicago, Columbia Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Are Any Growth Theories Robust?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Steven N. Durlauf, Andros Kourtellos and Chih Ming Tan
University of Chicago, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Economic growth, Total Factor Productivity, Model Uncertainty

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Social Capital

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 26 May 2004 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2021
Steven N. Durlauf and Marcel Fafchamps
University of Chicago and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Status Traps

Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 35(2), p. 265-287, 2017
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 May 2016 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2017
Steven N. Durlauf, Andros Kourtellos and Chih Ming Tan
University of Chicago, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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intergenerational mobility, threshold regression, inequality, poverty traps

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Interactions-Based Models

Number of pages: 133 Posted: 19 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
William A. Brock and Steven N. Durlauf
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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The New Empirics of Economic Growth

Number of pages: 113 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2021
Steven N. Durlauf and Danny Quah
University of Chicago and National University of Singapore (NUS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Students
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The New Empirics of Economic Growth

Posted: 11 Sep 1998
Steven N. Durlauf and Danny Quah
University of Chicago and National University of Singapore (NUS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Students

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Interpreting Tests of the Convergence Hypothesis

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Andrew B. Bernard and Steven N. Durlauf
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Chicago
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Discrete Choice with Social Interactions I: Theory

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Aug 2000
William A. Brock and Steven N. Durlauf
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Statistical Mechanics Approaches to Socioeconomic Behavior

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
Steven N. Durlauf
University of Chicago
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Multinomial Choice with Social Interactions

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2021
William A. Brock and Steven N. Durlauf
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Growth Economics and Reality

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
William A. Brock and Steven N. Durlauf
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Simple Versus Optimal Rules as Guides to Policy

FRB of Atlanta Working Paper 2007-7
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 May 2007
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, North Carolina State University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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monetary policy rule, model uncertainty, minimax, minimax regret

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Policy Evaluation in Uncertain Economic Environments

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 14 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
William A. Brock, Steven N. Durlauf and Kenneth D. West
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Model Uncertainty and Policy Evaluation: Some Theory and Empirics

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2021
William A. Brock, Steven N. Durlauf and Kenneth D. West
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Elements of a Theory of Design Limits to Optimal Policy

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2021
William A. Brock and Steven N. Durlauf
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Elements of a Theory of Design Limits to Optimal Policy

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Sep 2004
William A. Brock and Steven N. Durlauf
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Local Versus Global Convergence Across National Economies

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2021
Steven N. Durlauf and Paul A. Johnson
University of Chicago and Vassar College
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A Theory of Persistent Income Inequality

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
Steven N. Durlauf
University of Chicago
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21.

Nonergodic Economic Growth

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
Steven N. Durlauf
University of Chicago
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22.

Convergence of International Output Movements

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Andrew B. Bernard and Steven N. Durlauf
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Chicago
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Compositional Effects of Government Spending in a Two-Country Two-Sectorproduction Model

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Apr 2004
Steven N. Durlauf and Robert W. Staiger
University of Chicago and Stanford University
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Multiple Equilibria and Persistence in Aggregate Fluctuations

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
Steven N. Durlauf
University of Chicago
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Path Dependence in Aggregate Output

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Steven N. Durlauf
University of Chicago
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Design Limits and Dynamic Policy Analysis

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2021
William A. Brock, Steven N. Durlauf and Giacomo Rondina
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Linear Social Interactions Models

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2021
Cornell University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
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Bounds on the Variances of Specification Errors in Models with Expectations

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Steven N. Durlauf and Robert E. Hall
University of Chicago and Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University
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Measuring Noise in Inventory Models

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Steven N. Durlauf and Louis J. Maccini
University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Adoption Curves and Social Interactions

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
William A. Brock and Steven N. Durlauf
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Testing the Positive Theory of Government Finance

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
David S. Bizer and Steven N. Durlauf
Lehman Brothers and University of Chicago
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Model Uncertainty and the Effect of Shall-Issue Right-to-Carry Laws on Crime

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2021
Steven N. Durlauf, Salvador Navarro and David Rivers
University of Chicago, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario
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Understanding Regression Versus Variance Tests for Social Interactions

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 46, Issue 1, pp. 25-28, January 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Steven N. Durlauf and Hisatoshi Tanaka
University of Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Robbins on Economic Generalizations and Reality in the Light of Modern Econometrics

Economica, Vol. 76, Issue s1, pp. 873-890, October 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Roger E. Backhouse and Steven N. Durlauf
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago
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35.

Social Interactions

Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Steven N. Durlauf and Yannis M. Ioannides
University of Chicago and Tufts University

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36.

A Formal Model of Theory Choice in Science

Posted: 12 Sep 1999
William A. Brock and Steven N. Durlauf
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and University of Chicago

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