Charles I. Jones

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Professor

Stanford GSB

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-4800

United States

http://www.stanford.edu/~chadj

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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Scholarly Papers (42)

Why Do Some Countries Produce so Much More Output Per Worker than Others?

Stanford University Working Paper No. 98-007
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Dec 1996
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Why Do Some Countries Produce so Much More Output Per Worker than Others?

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Why Do Some Countries Produce so Much More Output Per Worker than Others?

Posted: 23 Jul 1998
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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On the Evolution of the World Income Distribution

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Apr 1998
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Measuring the Social Return to R&D

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 May 1997
Charles I. Jones and John C. Williams
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Convergence Revisited

Stanford Working Paper #96-006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Dec 1996
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Levels of Economic Activity Across Countries

97-01
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Apr 1998
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Fundamental Determinants of Output Per Worker Across Countries

Stanford Economics Working Paper No. 97-021
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 1998
Charles I. Jones and Robert E. Hall
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University
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Why Have Health Expenditures as a Share of GDP Risen so Much?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Nov 2002
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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health economics, technological change

Why Have Health Expenditures as a Share Fo GDP Risen so Much?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Population and Ideas: A Theory of Endogenous Growth

Stanford University Economics Working Paper 97-018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Apr 1998
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 285 (136,793)
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Population and Ideas: A Theory of Endogenous Growth

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Weak Link Theory of Economic Development

HKIMR Working Paper No. 4/2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Aug 2007
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Productivity of Nations

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2021
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Sources of U.S. Economic Growth in a World of Ideas

Stanford University Economics Working Paper No. 97-015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Mar 1998
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 277 (141,637)
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The Facts of Economic Growth

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Artificial Intelligence and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Philippe Aghion, Benjamin F. Jones and Charles I. Jones
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Northwestern University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Are Ideas Getting Harder to Find?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 172 (222,875)
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Are Ideas Getting Harder to Find?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Growth and Ideas

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Beyond GDP? Welfare Across Countries and Time

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2021
Charles I. Jones and Peter J. Klenow
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Value of Life and the Rise in Health Spending

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Sep 2004
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 127 (282,873)
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Estimating and Simulating a Sird Model of Covid-19 for Many Countries, States, and Cities

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 May 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2021
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde and Charles I. Jones
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The New Kaldor Facts: Ideas, Institutions, Population, and Human Capital

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Charles I. Jones and Paul M. Romer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-93
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Erik Hurst, Charles I. Jones and Peter J. Klenow
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
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The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2021
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Erik Hurst, Charles I. Jones and Peter J. Klenow
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Was an Industrial Revolution Inevitable? Economic Growth Over the Very Long Run

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Pareto and Piketty: The Macroeconomics of Top Income and Wealth Inequality

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Insurance and Incentives for Medical Innovation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 May 2006 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2021
Alan M. Garber, Charles I. Jones and Paul M. Romer
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford Graduate School of Business and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Misallocation, Economic Growth, and Input-Output Economics

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Value of Information in Growth and Development

HKIMR Working Paper No. 3/2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Aug 2007
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Macroeconomic Outcomes and Covid-19: A Progress Report

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde and Charles I. Jones
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Intermediate Goods, Weak Links, and Superstars: A Theory of Economic Development

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Steady-State Growth Theorem: A Comment on Uzawa (1961)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2021
Charles I. Jones and Dean Scrimgeour
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Colgate University - Economics Department
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The Future of U.S. Economic Growth

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
John G. Fernald and Charles I. Jones
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Life and Growth

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Too Much of a Good Thing? the Economics of Investment in R&D

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Oct 1995 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2021
Charles I. Jones and John C. Williams
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Nonrivalry and the Economics of Data

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Charles I. Jones and Christopher Tonetti
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
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The End of Economic Growth? Unintended Consequences of a Declining Population

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Shape of Production Function and the Direction of Technical Change

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 May 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Upcoming Slowdown in U.S. Economic Growth

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Trading Off Consumption and Covid-19 Deaths

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2021
Robert E. Hall, Charles I. Jones and Peter Klenow
Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
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A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 23 May 2021
Charles I. Jones and Jihee Kim
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
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Race and Economic Well-Being in the United States

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2021
Jean-Felix Brouillette, Charles I. Jones and Peter Klenow
Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
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Taxing Top Incomes in a World of Ideas

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Past and Future of Economic Growth: A Semi-Endogenous Perspective

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Recipes and Economic Growth: A Combinatorial March Down an Exponential Tail

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Charles I. Jones
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Comparing Apples to Oranges: Productivity Convergence and Measurement Across Industries and Countries

Posted: 24 Feb 1997
Andrew B. Bernard and Charles I. Jones
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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