Biographic sketch

(in case you need a paragraph describing me)

"David de la Croix (born 1964, PhD 1992) is Professor of Economics and member of both IRES and CORE at UCLouvain (Belgium). He has taught on a visiting basis at UCLA, Copenhagen, Aix-Marseille, Nanterre, Capetown, Sao Paulo and Rostock. He is the instigator and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Demographic Economics, and was associate editor for the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the Journal of Development Economics, and the Journal of Public Economic Theory. His research interests cover demographic economics, human capital, conflict between generations, and growth. His choice of topics reveals that he is mostly interested in understanding households’ incentives and how they shape the future of our societies. Working with 43 co-authors, he has published over 70 research articles (including in journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory and Review of Economic Studies), and a treatise on Economic Growth co-authored with Philippe Michel. He has also written a number of policy briefs addressed to a more general audience. And he has supervised 14 doctoral dissertations."

Curriculum Vitae: Full (en), Short (en), Short (fr).

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Ten most cited Publications (November 2013)

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De la Croix D. and M. Doepke, Inequality and growth: why differential fertility matters, American Economic Review, 93, 1091-1113, 2003 119 441
De la Croix D. and P. Michel, A Theory of Economic Growth: Dynamics and Policy in Overlapping Generations, Cambridge University Press, 2002 0 416
Boucekkine R., D. De la Croix and O. Licandro, Vintage human capital, demographic trends and growth, Journal of Economic Theory, 104, 340-375,2002 123 341
De la Croix D. and O. Licandro, Life expectancy and endogenous growth, Economics Letters, 65, 255-263, 1999 79 205
De la Croix D. and M. Doepke, Private versus public education when differential fertility matters, Journal of Development Economics, 73, 607-629, 2004 50 142
Boucekkine R., D. De la Croix and O. Licandro, Early mortality declines at the dawn of modern growth, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 105, 401-418, 2003 37 91
Bouzahzah M., D. De la Croix and F. Docquier, Policy reforms and growth in computable OLG economics, Journal of Economics Dynamics and Control, 26, 2093-2113, 2003 19 75
De la Croix D. and M. Doepke, To segregate or to integrate: education politics and democracy, Review of Economic Studies, 76, 597-628, 2009 17 63
De la Croix D. and C. Delavallade, Growth, public investment and corruption with failing institutions, Economics of Governance, 10, 187-219, 2009 21 61
Collard F. and D. De la Croix, Gift exchange and the business cycle: the fair wage strikes back, Review of Economic Dynamics, 3, 166-193, 2000 27 61