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Carl-Johan Lars Dalgaard

Carl-Johan Lars Dalgaard

Professor

Current research

At the moment I am working on:

  • The Historical Origin of Comparative Development
  • Climate and economic growth
  • Culture and economic growth
  • Physiological factors in the growth process, including aging.

Further information, including current working papers:  http://www.econ.ku.dk/dalgaard/

Teaching

Economic growth, Development Economic, Macroeconomics

Primary fields of research

Economic Growth and Development, macroeconomics

Fields of interest

In addition to the topics listed under "current research":

  • Technology diffusion
  • Aid effectiveness
  • Measurement of productivitiy
  • Human capital, fertility and health
  • Macroeconomic stabilization

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Climate and the Emergence of Global Income Differences

    B. Andersen, T., Dalgaard, C-J. L. & Selaya, P. 2016 In : The Review of Economic Studies. 83, 4, p. 1334-1363 30 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Physiology and Development: Why the West is Taller than the Rest

    Dalgaard, C-J. L. & Strulik, H. 2016 In : Economic Journal. 126, 598, p. 2292–2323

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    The Physiological Foundation of the Wealth of Nations

    Dalgaard, C-J. L. & Strulik, H. 20 Feb 2015 In : Journal of Economic Growth. 20, 1, p. 37-73 37 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    Optimal Aging and Death: Understanding the Preston Curve

    Dalgaard, C-J. L. & Strulik, H. 1 Jun 2014 In : Journal of the European Economic Association. 12, 3, p. 672-701 30 p., 5

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  5. Published

    Lightning, IT diffusion and Economic Growth across US States

    Andersen, T. B., Bentzen, J. S., Dalgaard, C-J. L. & Selaya, P. Nov 2012 In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 94, 4, p. 903-24 22 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  6. Published

    Flows of people, flows of ideas, and the inequality of nations

    Dalgaard, C-J. L. & Barnebeck Andersen, T. 2011 In : Journal of Economic Growth. 16, 1, p. 1-32 32 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

Selected activities

  1. Formandsskabet for de Økonomisk Råd (vismand) (External organisation)

    Dalgaard, C. L. (Member)
    1 Dec 2014 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership in committee, council, board

  2. Produktivitetskommissionen (External organisation)

    Dalgaard, C. L. (Member)
    1 May 201231 Mar 2014

    Activity: MembershipMembership in committee, council, board

  3. Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) (External organisation)

    Dalgaard, C. L. (Member)
    20 Nov 2013 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership in research network

  4. Associate editor: Economica (Journal)

    Dalgaard, C. L. (Editor)
    1 Feb 20091 Jan 2016

    Activity: CommunicationEditor of Research journal

  5. Associate editor: Journal of Economic Growth (Journal)

    Dalgaard, C. L. (Editor)
    15 Apr 2013 → …

    Activity: ResearchEditor of Research journal

  6. Zeuthen Lectures

    Dalgaard, C. L. (Organizer)
    1 Jan 2014 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation of and participation in conference

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