Benjamin Jones

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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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