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Ben Jones

Ben Jones

Associate Professor

Management & Strategy

Ph.D., MIT, 2003
M.Phil., Oxford University, 1997
BSE, Princeton University, 1995

 
Publications and Working Papers
 


China: An Institutional View of an Unusual Macroeconomy
with David Dollar
November 2013 (NBER Working Paper #19662)
Abstract / Paper

The Reverse Matthew Effect: Catastrophe and Consequence in Scientific Teams
with Ginger Jin, Susan Feng Lu, and Brian Uzzi
September 2013 (NBER Working Paper #19489)
Abstract / Paper

The Knowledge Trap: Human Capital and Development, Reconsidered
July 2014 (NBER Working Paper #14138)
Abstract / Paper

The Human Capital Stock: A Generalized Approach
American Economic Review, forthcoming
Abstract / Paper / Online Appendix

What Do We Learn from the Weather? The New Climate-Economy Literature
with Melissa Dell and Ben Olken
Journal of Economic Literature, forthcoming
Abstract / Paper / Online Appendix

Age and Scientific Genius
with E.J. Reedy and Bruce Weinberg
Handbook of Genius, July 2014
Abstract / Paper

The Retraction Penalty: Evidence from the Web of Science
with Susan Feng Lu, Ginger Jin, and Brian Uzzi
Nature Scientific Reports, November 2013
Abstract / Paper / Supplementary Materials

Atypical Combinations and Scientific Impact
with Satyam Mukherjee, Mike Stringer, and Brian Uzzi
Science, October 2013
Abstract / Paper / Supplementary Materials

Harnessing Technology to Improve K-12 Education
with Ronnie Chatterji
Hamilton Project Discussion Paper, Brookings Institution
September 2012
Abstract / Paper

Temperature Shocks and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half-Century
with Melissa Dell and Ben Olken
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, July 2012
Abstract / Paper / Online Appendix / Data and Programs

Age Dynamics in Scientific Creativity
with Bruce Weinberg
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
November 2011
Paper / Supplementary Materials / Data

As Science Evolves, How Can Science Policy?
NBER Innovation Policy and the Economy vol. 11, March 2011
Abstract / Paper

Climate Shocks and Exports
with Ben Olken
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2010
Paper / Data

Age and Great Invention
Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2010
Abstract / Paper

National Leadership and Economic Growth
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, September 2009
Abstract / Paper

Hit or Miss? The Effect of Assassinations on Institutions and War
with Ben Olken
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, July 2009
Abstract / Paper / Data and Programs

Temperature and Income: Reconciling New Cross-Sectional and Panel Estimates
with Melissa Dell and Ben Olken
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2009
Paper / Online Appendix

The Burden of Knowledge and the Death of the Renaissance Man: Is Innovation Getting Harder?
Review of Economic Studies, January 2009
Abstract / Paper

Multi-University Research Teams: Shifting Geography and Social Stratification in Science
with Stefan Wuchty and Brian Uzzi
Science, November 2008
Abstract / Paper / Supplementary Materials

The Anatomy of Start-Stop Growth
with Ben Olken
Review of Economics and Statistics, August 2008
Abstract / Paper / Longer Working Paper

The Increasing Dominance of Teams in the Production of Knowledge
with Stefan Wuchty and Brian Uzzi
Science, May 2007
Abstract / Paper / Supplementary Materials

Do Leaders Matter? National Leadership and Growth Since World War II
with Ben Olken
Quarterly Journal of Economics, August 2005
Abstract / Paper

 

   

 

 

   
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