David Weil, Professor of Economics, is an alumnus of Brown (A.B., History, 1982). He returned to Brown as an Assistant Professor in 1990, after receiving his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. He has been a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research since 1997.
|Weil, David N. GYRATIONS IN AFRICAN MORTALITY AND THEIR EFFECT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH. Journal of Demographic Economics/Journal of Demographic Economics. 2017; 83 (01) : 103-110.|
|Depetris-Chauvin, Emilio, Weil, David N. Malaria and Early African Development: Evidence from the Sickle Cell Trait. The Economic Journal/The Economic Journal. 2017; 128 (610) : 1207-1234.|
|Feyrer, James, Politi, Dimitra, Weil, David N. The Cognitive Effects of Micronutrient Deficiency: Evidence from Salt Iodization in the United States. Journal of the European Economic Association/Journal of the European Economic Association. 2017; 15 (2) : 355-387.|
|Weil, David N. Perspective on “Demographic Dividends, Human Capital, and Saving” by Andrew Mason, Ronald Lee, and Jennifer Xue Jiang. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing. 2016; 7 : 123-124.|
|Weil, David N. A Review of Angus Deaton's The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality † . Journal of Economic Literature. 2015; 53 (1) : 102-114.|
|Weil, David N. Capital and Wealth in the Twenty-First Century † . American Economic Review. 2015; 105 (5) : 34-37.|
|Ashraf, Quamrul H., Weil, David N., Wilde, Joshua The Effect of Fertility Reduction on Economic Growth. Population and Development Review. 2013; 39 (1) : 97-130.|
|Mbiti, Isaac, Weil, David N The Home Economics of E-Money: Velocity, Cash Management, and Discount Rates of M-Pesa Users. American Economic Review. 2013; 103 (3) : 369-374.|
|Henderson, J. Vernon, Storeygard, Adam, Weil, David N Measuring Economic Growth from Outer Space. American Economic Review. 2012; 102 (2) : 994-1028.|
|Henderson, Vernon, Storeygard, Adam, Weil, David N A Bright Idea for Measuring Economic Growth. American Economic Review. 2011; 101 (3) : 194-199.|
|Hock, Heinrich, Weil, David N. On the dynamics of the age structure, dependency, and consumption. Journal of Population Economics. 2011; 25 (3) : 1019-1043.|
|Kalemli-Ozcan, Sebnem, Weil, David N. Mortality change, the uncertainty effect, and retirement. Journal of Economic Growth. 2010; 15 (1) : 65-91.|
|Putterman, L., Weil, D. N. Post-1500 Population Flows and The Long-Run Determinants of Economic Growth and Inequality. The Quarterly Journal of Economics. 2010; 125 (4) : 1627-1682.|
|Weil, David N, Wilde, Joshua How Relevant Is Malthus for Economic Development Today?. American Economic Review. 2009; 99 (2) : 255-260.|
|Ashraf, Quamrul H., Lester, Ashley, Weil, David N. When Does Improving Health Raise GDP?. NBER Macroeconomics Annual. 2008; 23 (1) : 157-204.|
|Well, D. N. Accounting for the Effect Of Health on Economic Growth. The Quarterly Journal of Economics. 2007; 122 (3) : 1265-1306.|
Weil, David, Accounting for the Effect of Health on Economic Growth, NBER Working Paper 11455, July 2005.
Weil, David, Economic Growth (Boston: Addison-Wesley), 2005
Weil, David, Review of Birth Quake: The Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks by Diane Macunovich, (University of Chicago Press), Journal of Economic Literature, March, 2004.
Lim, Kyung-Mook, and David Weil, The Baby Boom and the Stock Market Boom Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 105:3, 2003 (with Kyung-Mook Lim)
Shastry, Gauri Kartini, and David Weil, How Much of Cross-Country Income Variation is Explained by Health Journal of the European Economic Association, 1:2-3, April-May, 2003.
Weil, David, Comment on Demographic Shocks: The View from History by Massimio Livi-Bacci. In Seismic Shifts: The Economic Impact of Demographic Change Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Conference Series, 2002.
Kalemli-Ozcan, Sebnem and David Weil, Mortality Change, the Uncertainty Effect, and Retirement, NBER Working Paper 8742, January 2002.
Weil, David, Comment on Aging, Fiscal Policy, and Social Insurance: A European Perspective by Bernd Raffelhuschen. In Auerbach and Lee, eds., Demographic Change and Fiscal Policy, Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Auerbach, Alan, Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence Kotlikoff, John Sabelhaus, and David Weil, The Annuitization of Americans Resources: A Cohort Approach in Laurence Kotlikoff, ed., Essays on Saving, Bequests, Altruism, and Life-Cycle Planning, MIT Press, 2001.
Garber, Peter and David Weil, Overlaying the Cycle on Growth: The Arithmetic of Productivity Growth, Unemployment, and Equity Prices in the Slowdown,@ Deutsche Bank Global Market Research April 27, 2001.
Garber, Peter and David Weil, Productivity Growth is Not Enough: The Arithmetic of Productivity, Equity Valuation, and Real Interest Rates Deutsche Bank Global Market Research April 4, 2000.
Kalemli-Ozcan, Sebnem, Harl E. Ryder, and David Weil, Mortality Decline, Human Capital Investment, and Economic Growth, Journal of Development Economics, 62:1, 2000, 1-23.
Galor, Oded and David Weil, Population, Technology, and Growth: From Malthusian Stagnation to the Demographic Transition and Beyond@ American Economic Review, September, 2000.
Carrol, Chris, Jody Overland, and David Weil, Saving and Growth with Habit Formation, American Economic Review, June, 2000.
Weil, David, Comment on Inflation, Unemployment, Exchange Rates, and Monetary Policy in Israel: An SVAR Approach by Joseph Djivre and Sigal Ribon, The Economic Quarterly (Israel Economic Association), 47:3, 2000 (in Hebrew).
Galor, Oded and David Weil, From Malthusian Stagnation to Modern Growth, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings May, 1999.
Weil, David, Population Growth, Dependency, and Consumption, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings May, 1999.
Miron, Jeffrey and David Weil, The Genesis and Evolution of Social Security in Michael Bordo, Claudia Goldin, and Eugene White, eds., The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Owen, Ann and David Weil, Intergenerational Mobility, Inequality, and Growth, Journal of Monetary Economics, 1998.
Basu, Susanto and David Weil, Appropriate Technology and Growth, Quarterly Journal of Economics, November, 1998, reprinted in Daron Acemoglu, ed., Recent Developments in Growth Theory, Edward Elgar (2004).
Weil, David, Social Security Meets the Stock Market@ Brown Economic Review June, 1997.
Weil, David, The Economics of Population Aging in Mark Rosenzweig and Oded Stark, eds., Handbook of Population and Family Economics North Holland, 1997 .
Carrol, Chris, Jody Overland, and David Weil, Comparison Utility in a Growth Model, Journal of Economic Growth, December, 1997.
Canner, Niko, Greg Mankiw, and David Weil, An Asset Allocation Puzzle American Economic Review, March, 1997.
Weil, David, Comment on Financial Opening in Israel: New Empirical Results and Policy Implications by Gil Bufman and Leonardo Leiderman, The Economic Quarterly (Israel Economic Association), 42:2, 1996 (in Hebrew).
Weil, David, Intergenerational Transfers, Aging, and Uncertainty in David Wise, ed., Advances in the Economics of Aging, University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Elmendorf, Douglas, Mary Hirschfeld, and David Weil, The Effect of News on Bond Prices: Evidence from the United Kingdom, 1900-1920, Review of Economics and Statistics, June, 1996.
Galor, Oded and David Weil, The Gender Gap, Fertility, and Growth, American Economic Review, June, 1996.
Weil, David, Review of World Savings: An International Survey, ed. Arnold Heertje. Journal of Economic Literature, XXXIII, March 1995.
Weil, David, The Saving of the Elderly in Micro and Macro Data, Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 1994.
Miron, Jeffrey, Christina Romer, and David Weil, Historical Perspectives on the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in N. Gregory Mankiw, ed., Monetary Economics, University of Chicago Press, 1994.
Mankiw, Greg, Jeffrey Miron, and David Weil, The Founding of the Fed and the Behavior of Interest Rates: What Can be Learned from Small Samples? Journal of Monetary Economics, 34, 1994.
Carroll, Chris and David Weil, Growth and Saving: A Reinterpretation, Carnegie Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 40, June 1994.
Weil, David, Demographic Change, Consumption, and Saving, Ministry of Finance (Japan) Quarterly Review, June 1993.
Weil, David, Fiscal Policy Fortune Encyclopedia of Economics, 1993. (Revised 2004 and published in The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, The Library of Economics and Liberty, http://www.econlib.org/index.html ).
Weil, David, MacroBytes Software (educational software to accompany Macroeconomics by N. Gregory Mankiw). Worth Publishers, 1992.
Mankiw, Greg, David Romer, and David Weil, Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 107(2) May, 1992. Reprinted in Gene Grossman, ed. Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence, Edward Elgar (1995); Edward N. Wolff, ed. The Economics of Productivity, Edward Elgar (1997); and Daron Acemoglu, ed., Recent Developments in Growth Theory, Edward Elgar (2004).
Mankiw, Greg and David Weil, The Baby Boom, the Baby Bust, and the Housing Market: A Reply to Our Critics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 21:4, 1992.
Weil, David, Comment on The Impact of the Demographic Transition on Capital Formation@ by Alan Auerbach and Laurence Kotlikoff. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 94:2, 1992.
Mankiw, Greg and David Weil, The Secrets of Economic Growth Op Ed piece distributed by the Brown News Service, 1991.
Weil, David, Comment on House Price Dynamics: The Role of Tax Policy and Demography by James Poterba. Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1991:2.
Weil, David, What Determines Savings? A Review Essay, Journal of Monetary Economics 28, 1991.
Basu, Susanto, Miles Kimball, Greg Mankiw, and David Weil, Optimal Advice for Monetary Policy, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, February, 1990.
Mankiw, Greg, Jeffrey Miron, and David Weil, The Adjustment of Expectations to a Change in Regime: Reply, American Economic Review, September, 1990.
Mankiw, Greg and David Weil, The Upside of the Housing Bust Op Ed piece distributed by the Brown News Service, 1990.
Mankiw, Greg and David Weil, The Baby Boom, the Baby Bust, and the Housing Market Regional Science and Urban Economics 19, May, 1989. Reprinted in Economics Alert 6, November 1993.
Barsky, Robert, Greg Mankiw, Jeffrey Miron, and David Weil, The Worldwide Change in the Behavior of Interest Rates and Prices in 1914 European Economic Review April, 1988.
Mankiw, Greg, Jeffrey Miron, and David Weil, The Adjustment of Expectations to a Change in Regime: A Study of the Founding of the Federal Reserve, American Economic Review June, 1987.
|Galor, Oded||Herbert H. Goldberger Professor of Economics|
|Putterman, Louis||Professor of Economics|
|ECON 0390 - Income, Wealth, and Health Inequality in the United States|
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|ECON 1565 - Income Inequality|
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