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The Economics of Creative Destruction

New Research on Themes from Aghion and Howitt

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$55.00 • £47.95 • €50.95

ISBN 9780674270367

Publication Date: 08/22/2023


784 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

87 illus.


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  • Foreword [Emmanuel Macron]
  • Introduction [Ufuk Akcigit and John Van Reenen]
  • I. Overview
    • 1. Innovation and Growth Policy [Edmund S. Phelps]
    • 2. Creative Destruction and Economic Growth [Ufuk Akcigit]
  • II. Competition and International Trade
    • 3. Product Market Competition, Creative Destruction, and Innovation [Rachel Griffith and John Van Reenen]
    • 4. Innovation, Antitrust Enforcement, and the Inverted-U [Richard Gilbert, Christian Riis, and Erlend Riis]
    • 5. Innovation Networks and Business-Stealing [Matthew O. Jackson, Antoine Mayerowitz, and Abhijit V. Tagade]
    • 6. Trade and Innovation [Marc J. Melitz and Stephen J. Redding]
  • III. Inequality and Labor Markets
    • 7. Inequality and Creative Destruction [Richard Blundell, Xavier Jaravel, and Otto Toivanen]
    • 8. Labor Market Dynamics When Ideas Are Harder to Find [Adrien Bilal, Niklas Engbom, Simon Mongey, and Giovanni L. Violante]
    • 9. When Workers’ Skills Become Unbundled: Some Empirical Consequences for Sorting and Wages [Oskar Nordström Skans, Philippe Choné, and Francis Kramarz]
  • IV. Growth Measurement and Growth Decline
    • 10. Productivity Slowdown: Reducing the Measure of Our Ignorance [Timo Boppart and Huiyu Li]
    • 11. Productivity Growth and Real Interest Rates: A Circular Relationship [Antonin Bergeaud, Gilbert Cette, and Rémy Lecat]
    • 12. The Depth and Breadth of the Step-by-Step Innovation Framework [Sina T. Ates]
  • V. The Environment: Green Innovation and Climate Change
    • 13. Harnessing Creative Destruction to the Tackling of Climate Change: Purpose, Pace, Policy [Nicholas Stern]
    • 14. Science as Civil Society: Implications for a Green Transition [Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson]
    • 15. Climate Policy in Need of Plan B [Christer Fuglesang and John Hassler]
    • 16. Directed Technical Change and Environmental Economics [Antoine Dechezleprêtre and David Hémous]
  • VI. Development and Political Economy
    • 17. Creative Destruction, Distance to Frontier, and Economic Development [Michael Peters and Fabrizio Zilibotti]
    • 18. Socialism, Capitalism, State Capitalism, and Innovation [Gérard Roland]
    • 19. Lobbying behind the Frontier [Matilde Bombardini, Olimpia Cutinelli-Rendina, and Francesco Trebbi]
    • 20. Barriers to Creative Destruction: Large Firms and Nonproductive Strategies [Salomé Baslandze]
  • VII. Finance
    • 21. Finance and Growth: Firm Heterogeneity and Creative Destruction [Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan and Felipe Saffie]
    • 22. Creative Destruction, Finance, and Firm Dynamics [Murat Alp Çelik]
  • VIII. Taxation
    • 23. Taxation, Innovation, and Economic Growth [Charles I. Jones]
    • 24. The Effects of Taxes on Innovation: Theory and Empirical Evidence [Stefanie Stantcheva]
  • IX. Science
    • 25. Of Academics and Creative Destruction: Startup Advantage in the Process of Innovation [Julian Kolev, Alexis Haughey, Fiona Murray, and Scott Stern]
    • 26. Creative Destruction or Destructive Creation? A Prelude to the Industrial Revolution [Joel Mokyr]
  • Conclusion: The Promise of the Creative Destruction Paradigm [Philippe Aghion and Peter Howitt]
  • Index

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