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Department of Economics
Campus Box 1208
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899


Michele Boldrin

Research Fellow

Refereed Articles

“Cyclic and Chaotic Behavior in Intertemporal Optmization Models” (with L. Montrucchio), Mathematical Modelling, 21 (1985).

“On the Indeterminacy of Capital Accumulation Paths” (with L. Montrucchio), Journal of Economic Theory, 40 (1986). Reprinted in R.Becker and E.Burmeister (eds.) Growth Theory: a Readings, New York, Edward Elgar Publishing, 1991.

“Acyclicity and Stability for Intertemporal Optimization Models” (with L. Montrucchio), International Economic Review, 29 (1988).

“Learning by Doing, International Trade and Growth: A Note” (with J. Scheinkman), in P.Anderson et al. (eds.) The Economy as an Evolving Complex System, New York, Addison Wesley, 1988.

“Paths of Optimal Accumulation in a Two—Sector Model”, in W.Barnett et al. (eds.) Economic Complexity: Chaos, Sunspots, Bubbles and Nonlinearity, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1989.

“Sources of Complex Dynamics in Two—Sector Models” (with R.Deneckere), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 14 (1990). Reprinted in J.Benhabib (ed.) Cycles and Chaos in Economic Equilibrium, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1992.

“Equilibrium Models Displaying Endogenous Fluctuations and Chaos: A Survey” (with M. Woodford), Journal of Monetary Economics, 25 (1990). Reprinted in J.Benhabib (ed.) Cycles and Chaos in Economic Equilibrium, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1992.

“Perfectly Competitive Models of Endogenous Business Fluctuations”, European Economic Review, 35 (1991).

“Dynamic Externalities, Multiple Equilibria and Growth”, Journal of Economic Theory, 58 (1992), 198-218.

“A Dynamic Equilibrium Model of Search, Production and Exchange”, (with N. Kiyotaki and R. Wright), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 17 (1993), 723-757.

“Growth and Indeterminacy in Dynamic Models with Externalities” (with A. Rustichini), Econometrica, 62 (1994), 323-343.

“Acyclicity and Dynamic Stability: Generalizations and Applications” (with L. Montrucchio), Journal of Economic Theory, 65 (1995).

“Labor Contracts and Business Cycles” (with M. Horvath), Journal of Political Economy 103 (1995), 972-1004.

“Educaci´on Publica, Crecimiento y Desigualdad Social” (with Ana Montes), Moneda y Credito 153 (1997).

“Habit Persistence and Asset Returns in an Exchange Economy” (with L. Christiano and J. Fisher), Macroeconomic Dynamics 1, no. 2, 1997.

“The Future of Pension Systems in Europe. A Reappraisal”, (with J.J. Dolado, J. F. Jimeno and F. Peracchi), Economic Policy 29, October 1999.

“Political Equilibria with Social Security”, (with A. Rustichini), Review of Economic Dynamics 3 (2000), 41-78.

“Growth Cycles and Market Crashes”, (with D K. Levine), Journal of Economic Theory 96(2001), 13-39.

“Chaotic Equilibrium Dynamics in Endogenous Growth Models”, (with K. Nishimura, T. Shigoka and M. Yano), Journal of Economic Theory 96 (2001), 97-132.

“Inequality and Convergence: Reconsidering European Regional Policies”, (with Fabio Canova), Economic Policy, 32 (2001), 207-253.

“Habit Persistence, Asset Returns and the Business Cycle”, (with L.Christiano and J.Fisher), American Economic Review 91 (2001), 149-166.

“Factor Saving Innovation”, (with D.K. Levine), Journal of Economic Theory 105 (2002), 18-41.

“The Case Against Intellectual Property”, (with D.K. Levine), American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 92 (2002), 209-212.

“Mortality, Fertility, and Saving in a Malthusian Economy”, (with L.E. Jones) Review of Economic Dynamics 5 (2002), 775-814.

“Rent-Seeking and Innovation,” (with David K. Levine) Journal of Monetary Economics, 51 (2004), 127-160

“2003 Lawrence Klein Lecture: The Case Against Intellectual Monopoly”, (with David K. Levine) International Economic Review, 45 (2004), 327-350.

“The Intergenerational State: Public Education and Pensions”, (with A. Montes) Review of Economic Studies, 72 (2005), 651-664.

“The Economics of Ideas and Intellectual Property”, (with David K. Levine) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102 (2005), 1252-1256.

“Intellectual Property, and Economic Progress”, (with David K. Levine) Spanish Economic Review (2005), .

“Public Education and Capital Accumulation,” Research in Economics (2005), 59, 85-109.

“Intellectual Property and the Efficient Allocation of Surplus from Creation” (with David K. Levine), Review of Economic Research in Copyright Issues, 2 (2005), 45-67.

“Innov´aci´o — a verseny szemsz¨og´eb˜ol,” (with David K. Levine), K¨ozgazdas´agi Szemle LII (2005), 537- 555.

“Perfectly Competitive Innovation”, (with David K. Levine), First Version: October 2001, forthcoming Journal of Monetary Economics, 2007.


Competitive Equilibrium Dynamics, (with L.Montrucchio), in progress.

General Equilibrium, Growth and Trade II: Essays in Honor of Lionel W. McKenzie, (edited jointly with R.Becker, R.Jones and W.Thomson), New York, Academic Press, 1993.

Sistema de Pensiones y Mercado de Trabajo en Espa˜na, (joint with Sergi Jimenez and Franco Peracchi), Fundaci´on Banco Bilbao e Vizcaya, Bilbao, Madrid, 2000.

Human Capital, Trade and Financial Development in Rapidly Growing Economies: From Theory to Empirics, (edited with Been-Lon Chen and Ping Wang), Kluwer Publ. Co., 2004.

Against Intellectual Monopoly, (with David K.Levine), forthcoming Cambridge University Press, 2007.

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