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Philippe AGHION

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  • Le Cercle des économistes

Bio


Current positions 

Professor at the Collège de France, in the Chair entitled "Institutions, Innovation and Growth".

Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics

Editor of the Annual Reviews in Economics

Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow of the Society of Ecometrics

Previous positions 

Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Professor of Economics, University College London (UCL)

Official Fellow, Nuffield College, Member of the Executive and Supervisory Committees of CERGE (Prague)

CEPR Programme Director in Industrial Organisation

Education

D. Harvard University (Economics)

PhD in Mathematical Economics, University of Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne

Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies d'Economie Mathématique, University of Paris I

Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (Mathematics Section)

Main publications

Books

« Le Pouvoir de la destruction créatrice », de P. Aghion, C. Antonin et S. Bunel, Odile Jacod, octobre 2020

«  Repenser la croissance économique », Fayard 2016

« Changer de modèle » de P. Aghion, G.Cette et E. Cohen, Odile Jacob , avril 2014

« Handbook of Economic Growth » de Aghion P et Durlauf S, North-Holland: Elsevier, 2014

« Repenser l’Etat » de P. Aghion et A. Roulet, Editions Seuil, 2011

« The Economics of Growth » de P. Aghion et P. Howitt, MIT Press, 2009

« Handbook of Economic Growth » de P. Aghion et S. Durlauf, North-Holland: Elsevier, 2005

Articles

Innovation and Top Income Inequality, Aghion, P, Akcigit, U, Bergeaud, A, Blundell, R, and D. Hemous (2019), Review of Economic Studies, lead article.

The Inverted-U Relationship Between Credit Access and Productivity Growth,  Aghion, P, Bergeaud, A, Cette, G, Lecat, R and H. Maghin (2019), Coase Lecture, forthcoming in Economica.

Monetary Policy, Product Market Competition, and Growth,  Aghion, P, Farhi, E, and E. Kharroubi (2019), Coase Lecture, forthcoming in Economica.

Missing Growth from Creative Destruction,  Aghion, P, Bergeaud, A, Boppart, T, Klenow, P, and H. Li (2019), forthcoming in the American Economic Review.

Path Dependence in Clean versus Dirty Innovation: Evidence from the Automotive Industry, Journal of Political Economy, 2016

Creative Destruction and Subjective Well Being,Aghion, P, Akcigit, U, Deaton, A, and A. Roulet (2016) American Economic Review.

Innovation and Institutional Ownership, de Aghion P, Vanreenen J, et Zingales L, American Economic Review 2013

The Environment and Directed Technical Change, de Acemoglu D, Aghion P, Bursztyn L, et Hemous D, American Economic Review 2012

Subgame Perfect Implementation with Unverifiable Information, de Aghion P, Fudenberg D, Holden R, Kunimoto T, et Tercieux O, Quarterly Journal of Economics 201

Industrial Policy and Competition, de P. Aghion, M. Dewatripont, L. Du, A. Harrison et P. Legros, mimeo Harvard, 2012

Path Dependence in Clean versus Dirty Innovation: Evidence from the Automotive Industry, en revision pour le Journal of Political Economy, 2012

Subgame Perfect Implementation with Imperfect information: Evidence from a laboratory Experiment, de Aghion P, Fehr E, Holden R, et T. Wilkening, mimeo Harvard, 2012

Main areas of expertise 

Innovation; Growth; Institutions; Organisation; Contracts.