Joel Mokyr

  • 3303 Citations
1974 …2018

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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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Research Output

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.

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  • 2 Scopus citations

    Building taller ladders

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    1 Scopus citations

    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

  • 14 Scopus citations

    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

    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

  • 7 Scopus citations