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Module Reading List

Contemporary Issues in Economic Growth, 2018/19, Semester 1
Suman Seth
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Text Book and Journal Articles

Charles, I. Jones and Dietrich Vollrath, Introduction to Economic Growth , Third Edition, Norton, New York.

Journal Articles

Acemoglu, D., S. Johnson, J.A. Ropbinson (2001), "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation", American economic review. , 1369-1401. 

Cecchetti, S. and E. Kharroubi (2012), “Reassessing the Impact of Finance on Growth”, mimeo, BIS. Available online:

Glaeser, E. L., R. La-Porta, F. Lopez-de-Silanes, and A. Shleifer (2004), “Do Institutions Cause Growth? ”, Journal of Economic Growth , 271-303

Hall, R. E. and C. I. Jones (1999),  “Why do Some Countries Produce So Much More Output per Worker than Others? ”, The quarterly journal of economics., Vol. 114, 83-116.

Levine, R., N. Loayza and T. Beck (2000), “Financial Intermediation and Economic Growth: Causes and causality”,Journal of monetary economics, Vol. 46, 31-77.

Mankiw G., Romer D., and Weil D. (1992), “A Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth”,  The Quarterly Journal of Economics , 407 - 437

This list was last updated on 01/09/2014