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Research Interests

Professor Jones research focuses largely on innovation and creativity, with recent work investigating the role of teamwork in innovation and the relationship between age and invention. Professor Jones also studies global economic development, including the roles of education, climate, and national leadership in explaining the wealth and poverty of nations.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 2003

Economics, MPhil, University of Oxford

… → 1997

Aerospace Engineering, BSE, Princeton University

… → 1995

Research interests

  • Development economics
  • Economic growth
  • Emerging markets
  • Globalization
  • Innovation
  • International business
  • International economics
  • Technology

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  • Research Output

    Beat COVID-19 through innovation

    Azoulay, P. & Jones, B., May 8 2020, In : Science. 368, 6491, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Open Access
    1 Scopus citations

    Decoding team and individual impact in science and invention

    Ahmadpoor, M. & Jones, B. F., 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 28, p. 13885-13890 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Scopus citations

    Early-career setback and future career impact

    Wang, Y., Jones, B. F. & Wang, D., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 4331.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Scopus citations

    The human capital stock: A generalized approach: Reply

    Jones, B. F., Mar 2019, In : American Economic Review. 109, 3, p. 1175-1195 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations

    The reverse matthew effect: Consequences of retraction in scientific teams

    Jin, G. Z., Jones, B., Lu, S. F. & Uzzi, B., Jul 1 2019, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 101, 3, p. 492-506 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations