Alwyn Young - Research
Published Papers by Topic
Macroeconomic Implications of Worker Self Selection
"Structural Transformation, the Mismeasurement of Productivity Growth, and the Cost Disease of Services." American Economic Review (forthcoming). Files: Appendix.. US sectoral TFP growth. Data and programmes).
The Aids Epidemic and African Growth
"In Sorrow to Bring Forth Children: Fertility amidst the Plague of HIV." Journal of Economic Growth 12 (December 2007): 283-327.
The Gift of the Dying: The Tragedy of AIDS and the Welfare of Future African Generations. Quarterly Journal of Economics 120 (May 2005): 423-466.
Growth and Reform in the People's Republic of China
Gold into Base Metals: Productivity Growth in the Peoples Republic of China during the Reform Period. Journal of Political Economy 111 (December 2003): 1220-1261.
The Razors Edge: Distortions and Incremental Reform in the Peoples Republic of China. Quarterly Journal of Economics 115 (November 2000): 1091-1135.
East Asian Productivity Growth
The Tyranny of Numbers: Confronting the Statistical Realities of the East Asian Growth Experience. Quarterly Journal of Economics 110 (August 1995): 641-680.
Lessons from the East Asian NICs: A Contrarian View. European Economic Review 38 (1994): 964-973.
A Tale of Two Cities: Factor Accumulation and Technical Change in Hong Kong and Singapore. In NBER, Macroeconomics Annual 1992. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1992.
Models of Endogenous Growth
Growth without Scale Effects. Journal of Political Economy 106 (February 1998): 41-63.
Substitution and Complementarity in Endogenous Innovation. Quarterly Journal of Economics 108 (August 1993): 775-807.
Invention and Bounded Learning by Doing. Journal of Political Economy 101 (June 1993): 443-472.
Learning by Doing and the Dynamic Effects of International Trade. Quarterly Journal of Economics 106 (May 1991): 369-405.
"The Gini Coefficient for a Mixture of Ln-Normal Populations." December 2011. (Data and programmes).