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Professor Paul David FBA

About this Fellow

Economic History (Economics)

Website: http://siepr.stanford.edu/peopleprofile/147

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford and Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Past Appointments

  • Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions, University of Cambridge, 1977 - 1978
  • Professor of Economics, Stanford University, California, 1970
  • Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College University of Oxford, 1994
  • Senior Research Fellow Emeritus, All Souls College, Oxford and Professor of Economics, Stanford University, All Souls College University of Oxford, 1994 - 2003
  • Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, Oxfordand Professor of Economics, Stanford University, Corpus Christi College University of Oxford, 2003

Publications

Technical choice, innovation and economic growth 1975

Clio and the economics of QWERTY American Economic Review 1985

Towards a new economics of science Research Policy 1994

Other Economics and Economic History Fellows

Professor Francesco Caselli

Economic development and, in particular, technology choice and transfer; politics and development; economics of natural-resource abundance

Professor Joel Mokyr

Economic history of Europe, particularly the roots of technological progress and economic growth in Europe during the Industrial Revolution

Professor Stephen Broadberry

Economic history; development of the world economy since AD 1000; the Great Divergence; international comparisons of productivity; wars and economic performance

Professor Esther Duflo

The economic lives of households in poor countries: how they make decisions, what constraints they face, and how this should influence the design of policy; and the at-scale evaluation of such policies, mainly using randomized field experiments