Joel Mokyr

  • 3127 Citations
1974 …2020
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Research Interests

Economic history of Europe, specializing in the period 1750-1914; understanding the economic and intellectual roots of technological progress and the growth of useful knowledge in European societies, as well as the impact that industrialization and economic progress have had on economic welfare.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Yale University

… → 1974

Economics, MPhil, Yale University

… → 1972

Economics and History, BA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → 1968

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Grants 2004 2020

Research Output 1974 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)

Bottom-up or top-down? The origins of the Industrial Revolution

Mokyr, J., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Institutional Economics. 14, 6, p. 1003-1024 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Human capital
Industrial revolution

Building taller ladders

Mokyr, J., Jun 1 2018, In : Finance and Development. 55, 2, p. 32-35 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

11 Citations (Scopus)

Clans, guilds, and markets: Apprenticeship institutions and growth in the preindustrial economy

De La Croix, D., Doepke, M. & Mokyr, J., Feb 1 2018, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 133, 1, p. 1-70 70 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Per capita income
Population growth

Economists respond [1]

Dosi, G., Helfat, C., Malerba, F., Mokyr, J., Nelson, R., Pyka, A., Saviotti, P. P., Scherer, F. M. & Winter, S., May 12 2018, In : Economist (United Kingdom). 414, 9088

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

5 Citations (Scopus)

Editor’s introduction: The new economic history and the industrial revolution

Mokyr, J., Jan 1 2018, The British Industrial Revolution: An Economic Perspective. Taylor and Francis, p. 1-127 127 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Economic History
Industrial Revolution
Economic Growth
Social Historians
French Revolution