What's new

September 26, 2017

New version of "Decessit sine prole - Childlessness, Celibacy, and Survival of the Richest in Pre-Industrial England" [with E. Schneider and J. Weisdorf] see Academic writings

September 17, 2017

First draft of: "Childbearing Postponement, its Option Value, and the Biological Clock" [with A. Pommeret] see Academic writings.

July 14, 2017

New version of: "Key Forces Behind the Decline of Fertility - Lessons from Childlessness in Rouen before the Industrial Revolution" [with S. Brée] see Academic writings.

History of Changes

May 27, 2017

New version of "Decessit sine prole - Childlessness, Celibacy, and Survival of the Richest in Pre-Industrial England" [with E. Schneider and J. Weisdorf] see Academic writings

April 13, 2017

New version of "Endogenous Childlessness and Stages of Development" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi], see Academic writings

March 27, 2017

New version of: "Key Forces Behind the Decline of Fertility - Lessons from Childlessness in Rouen before the Industrial Revolution" [with S. Brée] see Academic writings.

March 10, 2017

New version of "Religions, Fertility and Growth in South-East Asia" [with C. Delavallade], see Academic writings

March 3, 2017

New version of "Clans, Guilds, and Markets: Apprenticeship Institutions and Growth in the Pre-Industrial Economy" [with M. Doepke and J. Mokyr] see Academic writings
Our paper is also now covered in VOXEU: More than family matters: Apprenticeship and the rise of Europe, in Policy Papers

February 14, 2017

Final version of "Population Density, Fertility, and Demographic Convergence in Developing Countries" [with P. Gobbi] see Academic writings.

February 8, 2017

New section on Social progress, in Policy Papers, with "The Consequences of Mr. Trump - Voices from Global Academia", as well as an interview at IPSP (International Panel for Social Progress)

January 5, 2017

New paper: "Decessit sine prole - Childlessness, Celibacy, and Survival of the Richest in Pre-Industrial England" [with E. Schneider and J. Weisdorf] see Academic writings

December 14, 2016

New version of "French Fertility and Education Transition: Rational Choice vs Cultural Diffusion" [with F. Perrin] see Academic writings

October 4, 2016

New text "The relevance of quantitative economic theory for historical demography", see Academic writings
New version of "Religions, Fertility and Growth in South-East Asia" [with C. Delavallade], see Academic writings
Corrigendum added to my JEEM paper with Axel Gosseries (2012).

July 16, 2016

New paper: "Key Forces Behind the Decline of Fertility - Lessons from Childlessness in Rouen before the Industrial Revolution" [with S. Brée] see Academic writings.

May 6, 2016

Revised version of "Population Density, Fertility, and Demographic Convergence in Developing Countries" [with P. Gobbi] see Academic writings.

April 5, 2016

New version of "Endogenous Childlessness and Stages of Development" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi], see Academic writings (former title: Development Policies when Accounting for the Extensive Margin of Fertility)

March 3, 2016

New paper on "French Fertility and Education Transition: Rational Choice vs Cultural Diffusion" [with F. Perrin] see Academic writings
Page on the Journal of Demographic Economics updated

February 19, 2016

New version of "Religions, Fertility and Growth in South-East Asia" [with C. Delavallade], see Academic writings
New page on our project on Family Transformations, Incentives and Norms. See: Project on family transformations

February 17, 2016

New version of "Clans, Guilds, and Markets: Apprenticeship Institutions and Growth in the Pre-Industrial Economy" [with M. Doepke and J. Mokyr] see Academic writings

January 2, 2016

Two documents on economic growth (in French) at the occasion of the 21st congres of Belgian economists see Policy Papers.
Progressively implementing new design of the page Academic writings, where all links concerning each paper are available in one line.

December 3, 2015

First version of "Population Density, Fertility, and Demographic Convergence in Developing Countries" [with P. Gobbi] see Academic writings.
Fertility & Incentives page updated.

November 11, 2015

First version of "Clans, Guilds, and Markets: Apprenticeship Institutions and Growth in the Pre-Industrial Economy" [with M. Doepke and J. Mokyr] see Academic writings

October 30, 2015

Final version of "Did Longer Lives Buy Economic Growth? From Malthus to Lucas and Ben-Porath", see Academic writings

September 20, 2015

Several popular articles, two in Polish newspapers, one in the LSE’s daily blog on American Politics and Policy, see Policy papers

June 11, 2015

New paper "Did Longer Lives Buy Economic Growth? From Malthus to Lucas and Ben-Porath", see Academic writings

May 8, 2015

Final version of "The Longevity of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein" (with O. Licandro) see Academic writings
New version of "Development Policies when Accounting for the Extensive Margin of Fertility" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi], see Academic writings

March 24, 2015

Ph.D theses page updated.

March 16, 2015

New version of "Religions, Fertility and Growth in South-East Asia" [with C. Delavallade], see Academic writings

December 15, 2014

First draft of a new paper on "Religion, Fertility and Growth in South-East Asia" [with C. Delavallade], see Academic writings
Failing Institutions & Development page updated.

December 6, 2014

Saint-Nicolas ! final version of "Fertility and Childlessness in the US" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi] and of "From Polygyny to Serial Monogamy: a Unified Theory of Marriage Institutions" [with F. Mariani].
New paper: "Development Policies when Accounting for the Extensive Margin of Fertility" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi], see Academic writings
Fertility page updated.

October 24, 2014

New version of "The Longevity of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein" (with O. Licandro) see Academic writings

September 15, 2014

Final version of on "An Incentive Mechanism to Break the Low-skill Immigration Deadlock" [with F. Docquier]. see Academic writings

July 7, 2014

New version of on "An Incentive Mechanism to Break the Low-skill Immigration Deadlock" [with F. Docquier]. see Academic writings
Journal of Demographic Economics is working at full speed now.

June 13, 2014

Short paper on "Economic Growth" for the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. see Policy papers
New version of the paper "From Polygyny to Serial Monogamy: a Unified Theory of Marriage Institutions" [with F. Mariani], see Academic writings.

April 28, 2014

New version of the paper "Fertility and Childlessness in the US" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi] (formerly, DINKs, DEWKs and CO, Marriage, Fertility and Childlessness in the US) see Academic writings

March 29, 2014

New article in French: L’expansion de l’éducation en Afrique annonce-t-elle sa transition démographique? [with P. Gobbi] see Academic writings

March 22, 2014

New version of on "An Incentive Mechanism to Break the Low-skill Immigration Deadlock" [with F. Docquier]. see Academic writings

November 21, 2013

The Journal of Demographic Economics will soon be launched.

November 13, 2013

Data used in "The Longevity of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein" (with O. Licandro), now online Data & codes.

November 4, 2013

New version of the paper "DINKs, DEWKs and CO, Marriage, Fertility and Childlessness in the US" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi];
New paper on "Brain Drain and Economic Performance in Small Islands Developing States." [with F. Docquier and M. Schiff]. See Academic writings.

September 8, 2013

New version of the paper "From Polygyny to Serial Monogamy: a Unified Theory of Marriage Institutions" [with F. Mariani], see Academic writings.

June 19, 2013

New version of the paper "The Longevity of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein" (with O. Licandro), see Academic writings.

June 4, 2013

Updates on pages Supervising Ph.D theses, Policy papers, and ARC project on sustainability.

January 11, 2013

New version of on "An Incentive Mechanism to Break the Low-skill Immigration Deadlock" [with F. Docquier]. see Academic writings

December 15, 2012

"DINKs, DEWKs and CO, Marriage, Fertility and Childlessness in the US" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi] and "Why Corrupt Governments May Receive More Foreign Aid" [with C. Delavallade], updated, see Academic writings
Page on Failing institutions updated.
Focus "Qualité de l'éducation et croissance en Communauté française de Belgique" see Policy papers.

December 1, 2012

New version of the paper "The Longevity of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein" (with O. Licandro), see Academic writings.

November 6, 2012

Policy paper on education and growth (in fr and nl). see Policy papers.

October 24, 2012

New version of the paper "The Mean Lifetime of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein" (with O. Licandro) and of "Why Corrupt Governments May Receive More Foreign Aid" [with C. Delavallade], see Academic writings.

September 16, 2012

First version of the paper "The Mean Lifetime of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein" (with O. Licandro), see Academic writings is now available. Page on Early economic development updated.

September 4, 2012

Book on "Fertility, Education, Growth and Sustainability" announced at Cambridge University Press. see Books

August 22, 2012

New results in "The Mean Lifetime of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein" (with O. Licandro), see Academic writings

July 3, 2012

"DINKs, DEWKs and CO, Marriage, Fertility and Childlessness in the US" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi] and "From Polygyny to Serial Monogamy: a Unified Theory of Marriage Institutions" [with F. Mariani] have been updated, see Academic writings

June 3, 2012

First complete version of "DINKs, DEWKs and CO, Marriage, Fertility and Childlessness in the US" [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi], see Academic writings

May 29, 2012

Workshop on sustainability and population change, May 21 and 22, was a success. Pictures are available, see Pictures

April 14, 2012

New version of the paper "From Polygyny to Serial Monogamy: a Unified Theory of Marriage Institutions" [with F. Mariani], see Academic writings

February 29, 2012

New policy paper on "De l’essor de l’humanité à l’hiver démographique. Une politique nataliste pour demain ?", see Policy papers

February 20, 2012

New version of "Why Corrupt Governments May Receive More Foreign Aid" [with C. Delavallade], see Academic writings
New version of "Aging and Pension In General Equilibrium: Labor Market Imperfections Matter" [with O. Pierrard and H. Sneessens], see Academic writings

February 9, 2012

New paper "Missing Daughters, Missing Brides?" [with H. d'Albis], see Academic writings
You can compute online the Missing Brides Index here
Pictures of the Workshop on optimal population, Feb 9, 2012, here

February 3, 2012

First version of the paper "From Polygyny to Serial Monogamy: a Unified Theory of Marriage Institutions" [with F. Mariani], see Academic writings

January 8, 2012

Slides of DINKS, DEWKS and CO, Marriage, Fertility and Childlessness in the US [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi] are updated.
ARC project page continuously updated.
Page devoted to past Ph.D students updated.

October 26, 2011

New policy paper on migration (in French):L'impact économique de l'immigration sur les pays d'accueil [with F. Docquier and B. Van der Linden]

October 19, 2011

Pages on Fertility and on Institutions have been extended to include the new results from DINKS, DEWKS and CO, Marriage, Fertility and Childlessness in the US [with T. Baudin and P. Gobbi] and From Polygamy to Serial Monogamy: a Unified Theory of Marriage Institutions [with F. Mariani]. Slides are available but not yet the first drafts.

October 07, 2011

Pictures of the lunch of the macro group from UCLouvain today. See Pictures

September 21, 2011

New item on the Academic writings page: Work under Progress (Papers having been presented at conferences but for which a first draft does not exist yet)

July 7, 2011

Final version of the paper "The Natalist Bias of Pollution Control" [with A. Gosseries], see Academic writings
Revised version of "The Child is Father of The Man - Implications for the Demographic Transition" [with O. Licandro], see Academic writings

June 27, 2011

New version of "Do Brain Drain and Poverty Result from Coordination Failures?" [with F. Docquier], see Academic writings

June 13, 2011

Some slides to convince that fertility responds to economic incentives and that it matters, see Fertility

May 31, 2011

New version of the paper "The Natalist Bias of Pollution Control" [with A. Gosseries], see Academic writings

May 28, 2011

After great OLG days in Vielsalm, the pictures are available. See Pictures

May 1, 2011

Pictures of the CICSE Letures on Fertility, Education, Growth, and Sustainability, given by myself, in Naples, Palazzo Ricca, Istituto Banco di Napoli, April 2011. See Pictures
New version of "Why Corrupt Governments May Receive More Foreign Aid" [with C. Delavallade], see Academic writings
With a lot of delay, pictures of the conference on Institutional and Social Dynamics of Growth and Distribution in Lucca, December 2007, with Sam Bowles, Joel Mokyr and myself as keynote speakers. See Pictures

February 8, 2011

New policy paper on growth (in French):La croissance n'est pas un avion; les autorités publiques n'en sont pas les pilotes, Etopia 2010

December 3, 2010

New version of on "An Incentive Mechanism to Break the Low-skill Immigration Deadlock" [with F. Docquier]. see Academic writings
New version of "Do Brain Drain and Poverty Result from Coordination Failures?" [with F. Docquier], see Academic writings

November 22, 2010

New paper: "The Natalist Bias of Pollution Control" [with A. Gosseries], see Academic writings
New policy paper on immigration (in French): Migration des travailleurs pauvres: une vision mondiale, Regards Croisés sur l'Economie, 8, 2010 (with F. Docquier)

October 8, 2010

New version of: "How Powerful is Demography? The Serendipity Theorem Revisited" [with G. Ponthière and P. Pestieau], see Academic writings

September 12, 2010

New paper: "Aging and Pension In General Equilibrium: Labor Market Imperfections Matter" [with O. Pierrard and H. Sneessens], see Academic writings

August 30, 2010

Final version of "Would Empowering Women Initiate the Demographic Transition in Least-Developed Countries ?", [with M. Vander Donckt], see Academic writings

July 8, 2010

Pictures of PET 2010 conference Pictures

July 2, 2010

Teaching page updated

May 26, 2010

New version of "Do Brain Drain and Poverty Result from Coordination Failures?" [with F. Docquier], see Academic writings
New version of "The Child is Father of The Man - Implications for the Demographic Transition" [with O. Licandro], see Academic writings
Pictures from our "sustainability" workshop on optimal population Pictures
I will start to put some computer codes that are sometimes requested on this page Data & codes

May 17, 2010

Gül defended her thesis today. see Ph.D theses

May 2, 2010

New version of "Do Brain Drain and Poverty Result from Coordination Failures?" [with F. Docquier], see Academic writings

April 29, 2010

New version of on "An Incentive Mechanism to Break the Low-skill Immigration Deadlock" [with F. Docquier]. see Academic writings
New version of "Why Corrupt Governments May Receive More Foreign Aid" [with C. Delavallade], see Academic writings
With some delay, pictures of the macro group of IRES, October 2009, see Pictures

March 19, 2010

Set of pictures on the Overlapping Generations Days (Vielsalm, 16-18 March 2010): Dynamic Macroeconomics: Population, Environment and Sustainability, see Pictures

March 13, 2010

Final version of "Democracy, Rule of Law, Corruption Incentives and Growth" [with C. Delavallade] see Academic writings

March 8, 2010

Revised version of "Would Empowering Women Initiate the Demographic Transition in Least-Developed Countries ?", [with M. Vander Donckt], see Academic writings

March 1, 2010

New paper on "Do Brain Drain and Poverty Result from Coordination Failures?" [with F. Docquier], see Academic writings
The page on Migration, Theory and Policy has been updated accordingly, see Migration, Theory and Policy

December 10, 2009

New paper on "How Powerful is Demography? The Serendipity Theorem Revisited" [with G. Ponthière and P. Pestieau], see Academic writings

November 24, 2009

All the publications are now followed by a one line summary in page Academic writings

October 22, 2009

All the "Topics" pages have been reviewed. list of Ph.D students updated. Bio updated (new: list of coauthors)
New note on "Why Corrupt Governments May Receive More Foreign Aid" [with C. Delavallade]

October 5, 2009

New version of "Democracy, Rule of Law, Corruption Incentives and Growth" coauthored with Clara Delavallade .

October 1, 2009

Family pictures updated.

September 2, 2009

New policy paper on immigration (in French): Effets économiques d’une régularisation des sans-papiers en Belgique [with F. Docquier and B. Van der Linden].
New paper on An Incentive Mechanism to Break the Low-skill Immigration Deadlock [with F. Docquier].

June 9, 2009

New version of "The Child is Father of The Man - Implications for the Demographic Transition" [with O. Licandro].

June 4, 2009

New version of "On the Golden Rule of Capital Accumulation under Endogenous Longevity" [with G. Ponthière]

April 28, 2009

New data sets section gathering some data used in the papers.

April 21, 2009

New policy paper: La croissance pour échapper à la faim et à la mort prématurée
Pictures from my visit to National Taiwan University

April 13, 2009

Pictures: from 03º52' 11" East, 44º12' 29" North.
Pictures of the Macro group in 2009

March 19, 2009

New policy paper: Une politique d’immigration vraiment libérale

March 10, 2009

New version of "The Child is Father of The Man - Implications for the Demographic Transition" [with O. Licandro].
New version of "Would Empowering Women Initiate the Demographic Transition in Least-Developed Countries ?", [with M. Vander Donckt]
New version of "The Tradeoff Between Growth and Redistribution: ELIE in an Overlapping Generations Model"[with M. Lubrano]

February 3, 2009

New policy paper on unemployment: Les travailleurs âgés prennent-ils la place des jeunes ? [with O. Pierrard et H. Sneessens]
New version of "On the Golden Rule of Capital Accumulation under Endogenous Longevity" [with G. Ponthiere].
Some pdf's of "old" published articles available

December 23, 2008

New version of "The Child is Father of The Man - Implications for the Demographic Transition" [with O. Licandro].

October 23, 2008

New version of "A Note on Inflation Persistence in a Fair Wage Model of the Business Cycle" [with G. de Walque and R. Wouters]

October 2, 2008

Final version of ``Growth, Public Investment and Corruption with Failing Institutions'' [with C. Delavallade].

September 14, 2008

Data sets of the "differential fertility" paper and of the "segregate" paper can be download from these pages (in the "Be fruitful and multiply" section).

September 8, 2008

New pictures of past Ph.D defenses. Today, Alessandro Sommacal defended his thesis.

August 1, 2008

Two new papers: a discussion of the possible effect of the rise in longevity and the industrial revolution: "Adult Longevity and Economic Take-off: from Malthus to Ben-Porath"
A short note on: "On the Golden Rule of Capital Accumulation under Endogenous Longevity" (with G. Ponthiere).

July 26, 2008

Final revision of "To Segregate or to Integrate: Education Politics and Democracy" [with M. Doepke] now available.
Some pictures from former Ph.D students during their defense. (in Supervising Ph.D)

July 4, 2008

New version of "Would Empowering Women Initiate the Demographic Transition in Least-Developed Countries ?", [with M. Vander Donckt]
Pictures of PET08 conference.
Page on institutions updated with the new topic of institutions promoting gender equality.

June 9, 2008

Pictures of Matagne II workshop.

May 29, 2008

Pictures of beer tasting party following the Clemson-Louvain workshop in growth;
Family pictures updated.

May 13, 2008

Updated page: Supervising Ph.d theses (some links added), Projects
"Would Empowering Women Initiate the Demographic Transition in Least-Developed Countries ?" updated (with M. Vander Donckt)
The two papers with C. Delavallade are updated + page on institutions

April 11, 2008

First version of "The Tradeoff Between Growth and Equality: ELIE in an Overlapping Generations Model" [with M. Lubrano]

April 2, 2008

First version of "Would Empowering Women Initiate the Demographic Transition in Least-Developed Countries ?", [with M. Vander Donckt]
Project page updated

March 20, 2008

More pdf's of published articles.

February 10, 2008

Final version of "Population Policy through Tradable Procreation Entitlements" [with A. Gosseries].

January 22, 2008

New pictures of Washington and of a dinner of the Hoover Chair group.
More pdf's of published articles and cv.

December 18, 2007

Final version of Easter Island's Collapse: A Tale of Population Race [with D. Dottori]

December 12, 2007

New page on ongoing projects

Page on "Conflicts and Solidarity across Generations" redesigned

November 9, 2007

New version and slides of "Population Policy through Tradable Procreation Entitlements." [with A.Gosseries]

November 6, 2007

Policy paper: Financement privé de l'éducation, inégalités et démocratie [with M. Doepke] in Regards Economiques

October 31, 2007

New version of the paper "Public policies, school attendance and skill premia in France and the US: a Walrasian view", with a new title [with F. Docquier]

October 3, 2007

The long paper with Clara Delavallade is now split into two parts:
Democracy, Rule of Law, Corruption Incentives and Growth, [with C. Delavallade].
Growth, Public Investment and Corruption with Failing Institutions, [with C. Delavallade].
Also, the paper with G. de Walque and R. Wouters will be split into two, and the first is now available:
Inflation Persistence in a Fair Wage Model of the Business Cycle [with G. de Walque and R. Wouters]

October 1, 2007

Brand new site, complying with XHTML 1.0 strict.
New pictures from a conference in Tokyo (2006) and to the visit of 5 UCL professors to Clemson University

September 21, 2007

Policy paper: Politics and the Structure of Education Funding [with M. Doepke].

September 16, 2007

More pdf's of published articles, including old ones.

August 30, 2007

New version of "Demographic Change and Economic Growth in Sweden: 1750-2050" [with T. Lindh and B. Malmberg].

August 1, 2007

Major revision of "To Segregate or to Integrate: Education Politics and Democracy" [with M. Doepke] now available.

July 24, 2007

Revised version of "Population Policy through Tradable Procreation Entitlements" [with A. Gosseries].

July 7, 2007

New version of: Easter Island's Collapse: A Tale of Population Race [with D. Dottori]
Updated CV and Historical Page on Quantity Rationing Models !

June 27, 2007

New version of: Swedish Economic Growth and Education Since 1800 [with T. Lindh and B. Malmberg].
New version of: The Child is Father of The Man - Implications for the Demographic Transition [with O. Licandro].

June 17, 2007

New policy paper (in French): Public finance> La TVA sociale: bonne pour l'emploi mais inegalitaire ? (Carte Blanche Le Soir).

May 30, 2007

New version of: Income Growth in the 21st Century: Forecasts with an Overlapping Generations Model [with F. Docquier and P. Liegeois].

May 26, 2007

New version of: The Father of Child is Father of Man - Implications for the Demographic Transition [with O. Licandro]

May 7, 2007

New Paper: The Father of Child is Father of Man - Implications for the Demographic Transition [with O. Licandro]

March 6, 2007

The paper "Growth and Longevity from the Industrial Revolution to the Future of an Aging Society" has been split and revised into two different papers:
Economic Growth and Education Since 1800: How Much does Longer Life Explain?
Demographic Change and Economic Growth in Sweden: 1750-2050 [with T. Lindh and B. Malmberg]
Minor fixes for "Population Policy through Tradable Procreation Entitlements" [with A. Gosseries].

February 15, 2007

Minor fixes for "Easter Island Collapse..." [with D. Dottori] and "Corruption, Public Investment..." [with C. Delavallade].
Updated CV, Ph. Students list.

January 13, 2007

New Research Program: Quantitative Economic History.
New Paper: "Easter Island Collapse: A Tale of Population Race" [with D. Dottori].

December 18, 2006

New Paper: "Procreation, Migration, and Tradable Quotas", in Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy, R. Clark, A.Mason and N. Ogawa eds, Edward Elgar Publishing. [with A. Gosseries].

November 6, 2006

Updated version of "A Theory of Medical Effectiveness, Differential Mortality, Income Inequality and Growth for Pre-Industrial England" (with A. Sommacal).

October 21, 2006

New Paper: Dynamics and Monetary Policy in a Fair Wage Model of the Business Cycle, (with G. de Walque, R. Wouters)
New policy paper (in French) on pension reform in Belgium (with P. Pestieau) Policy papers>Public finance
Updated version of "Corruption, Public Investment and Growth with Failing Institutions" (with C. Delavallade).
Updated CV and Ph.D students.

September 13, 2006

Updated "research programs": Institutions and Growth (various updates) and Longevity (picture).
Updated souvenir section.

July 24, 2006

Updated "research programs": Institutions anf Growth:
Revised version of "Education and Growth with Endogenous Debt Constraints" (with P. Michel).
New paper on failing legal and political institutions (with C. Delavallade).

June 29, 2006

The new entry "research programs" is now completed.
New pictures about folklore in Louvain-la-Neuve.
New article on migration (policy papers, migration): let us open our labor markets to migrants.

May 29, 2006

In order to show how my different papers articulate into research programs, a have started a new menu entry, "research programs", which starts today with "differential fertility - education".

May 17, 2006

A first version of the new paper "Population Policy through Tradable Procreation Entitlements" [with A. Gosseries] is available.

April 18, 2006

New version of: To Segregate or to Integrate: Education Politics and Democracy [with M. Doepke].
In books, reference to
Institutions, Development, and Economic Growth
by Theo S. Eicher (Editor), Cecilia García-Peñalosa (Editor).

March 29, 2006

New version of: A Theory of Medicine Effectiveness, Differential Mortality, Income Inequality and Growth for Pre-Industrial England [with A. Sommacal].

March 22, 2006

New paper: Vintage capital [with R. Boucekkine and O. Licandro].
New version of: Early literacy achievements, population density and the transition to modern growth [with R. Boucekkine and D. Peeters].

March 1, 2006

New research paper: Growth and Longevity from the Industrial to the Future of an Aging Society [with T. Lindh and B. Malmberg].

February 2, 2006

New research paper: A Theory of Medicine Effectiveness, Differential Mortality, Income Inequality and Growth for Pre-Industrial England [with A. Sommacal].

December 7, 2005

Various little updates: Research Papers, Journal articles, cv.
Use of javascript Random Image (The JavaScript Source).
The pictures section has been reorganized with plenty of new things.

November 21, 2005

New version of the research paper "Education and Growth with Endogenous Debt Constraints" authored with Philippe Michel.

September 15, 2005

DOLORES has now her webpage.

July 7, 2005

Interview on aging, in Policy papers>Public finance> (in French)
in Policy papers>growth> text in French on the Nobel prize of E. Prescott.

May 28, 2005

New research paper: Disentangling the Demographic Determinants of the English Take-off: 1530-1860 [with R. Boucekkine and D. Peeters].

April 6, 2005

Interview, in Policy papers>Public finance, on pensions and growth (in French).

January 17, 2005

New research paper: Early literacy achievements, population density and the transition to modern growth [with R. Boucekkine and D. Peeters].

October 5, 2004

New research paper: Education and growth with endogenous debt constraints [with P. Michel].

September 28, 2004

New text: Taux d'activité des travailleurs agés et taxation du travail (see policy papers, public finance).
New version of the paper: Diverging patterns of education premium and school attendance in France and the US: a Walrasian view (see papers).

September 23, 2004

List of Ph.D students updated.

July 28, 2004

Policy papers>Public finance and unemployment> Prépensions et chomage (Interview Télémoustique).

July 20, 2004

New version of the paper Wealth breeds decline: Reversals of leadership and consumption habits, with L. Artige and C. Camacho, now forthcoming in Journal of Economic Growth.

July 17, 2004

New report: in Policy papers>Education> Human capital as a factor of growth and development at the regional level. The case of Belgium. (with V. Vandenberghe).

June 28, 2004

New paper: Modeling vintage structures with DDEs: principles and applications (with R. Boucekkine and O. Licandro).

June 19, 2004

New paper: Income growth in the 21st century: forecasts with an OLG model (with F. Docquier and P. Liegeois)
New book review by A. Mounford (see book on OLG).

May 6, 2004

New section: Archives, where some material has been moved to.
Updated section: teaching>graduate school. Slides available.

April 14, 2004

Updated sections: Book on OLG and policy papers>public finance.
The list of publications has been reorganized.

March 30, 2004

De Economie van Grijsland (in Dutch), policy papers, growth.

March 18, 2004

Francqui Chair: introduction (in Dutch), slides, pictures.

February 9, 2004

Updated notes for course ECON 2125 (intermediate macro).

January 15, 2004

Slides of my presentation in Stockholm : Longevity and growth in Sweden.

December 8, 2003

New version of "To Segregate or to Integrate" (research papers).
New book review of "A Theory of Economic Growth" in Italian (book on OLG).

November 27, 2003

New item: "All books".

November 5, 2003

New paper: "To Segregate or to Integrate: Education Politics and Democracy" (with M. Doepke).

October 31, 2003

New item: personal pictures.

October 30, 2003

Two new policy papers in Public Finance.
New version of "Growth and equality: losers and gainers from financial reform" (with C. Azariadis)
CV, list of Ph.D students Updated.

September 23, 2003

New paper: "Diverging patterns of education premium and school attendance in France and the US: a Walrasian view", with Frederic Docquier.
Cv updated, list of Ph.D Students updated.

June 30, 2003

CV and publications updated.

May 21, 2003

New version of the paper "Long waves of regional development" with a new title: "Wealth breeds decline: Reversals of leadership and consumption habits" (written with C. Camacho and L. Artige).

May 12, 2003

CV updated.

May 11, 2003

New page: what's new.