Research

The Agricultural Origins of Time Preference (September 2014)

  • "Can a Nation's Soil Explain Its Economic Fortunes?" The Atlantic

  • Ashraf Quamrul and Oded Galor, “Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation,” American Economic Review, P&P 103(2), (May 2013).

  • The Economist’s, THIS week's interesting economics research

  • Ashraf Quamrul and Oded Galor, “The Out of Africa Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity and Comparative Development,” Working Paper Version

  • American Economic Review, 103(1), 1-46 (February 2013) (Lead Article)
  • Editor’s Choice, Science, Volume 337, Number 6099, Issue of 7, September 2012, p 1150-1151.
  • Wilson Quarterly
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel (and Genetics)
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  • Evolving Economics
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  • Genoeconomics - American Enterprise Institute
  • Gene Expression
  • Economic Logic
  • Response to the Anthropologists' letter
  • Response to Common Misconceptions
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  • Ashraf Quamrul and Oded Galor, "Dynamics and Stagnation in the Malthusian Epoch," American Economic Review, 101(5), 2003-2041 (August 2011).

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  • Galor Oded and Stelios Michalopoulos, "Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits," Journal of Economic Theory, 147 (2), 759-780 (March 2012).

  • Evolving Economics

  • Galor Oded, "The Demographic Transition: Causes and Consequences," Cliometrica, 5(1), 1-28 (January 2012).

  • Discussion in Economic Logic

  • Ashraf Quamrul and Oded Galor, "Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation, and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations," December 2011.

  • Discussion in: Policymic.com
  • Discussion in: The Atlantic Cities

  • Galor Oded, "Inequality, Human Capital Formation and the Process of Development," Handbook of the Economics of Education, North-Holland, 2011.


    Ashraf Quamrul, Oded Galor and Omer Ozak, "Isolation and Development," Journal of the European Economic Association, (April 2010).


    Galor Oded "2008 Lawrence R. Klein Lecture -- Comparative Economic Development: Insights from Unified Growth Theory," International Economic Review, 51, 1-44 (February 2010).


    Galor Oded, Omer Moav and Dietrich Vollrath, "Inequality in Land Ownership, the Emergence of Human Capital Promoting Institutions and the Great Divergence”, Review of Economic Studies, 76(1), January 2009, 143-179.


    Galor Oded and Andrew Mountford, "Trading Population for Productivity: Theory and Evidence", Review of Economic Studies, 75(4), October 2008, 1143-1179.

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  • Discussion in Dani Rodrik's Blog
  • Highlights: Vox - Research Based Policy Analysis

  • "Towards a Unified Theory of Economic Growth" An interview by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, 9(2), April-June 2008, 97-151.


    Galor Oded and Omer Moav, "The Neolithic Origins of Contemporary Variation in Life Expectancy", November 2007

  • Gene Expression

  • Ashraf Quamrul and Oded Galor, "Cultural Assimilation, Cultural Diffusion and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations," December 2007

  • Highlights: Vox - Research Based Policy Analysis
  • Wall Street Journal - Blog