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Philippe Aghion

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Appointment

  • Senior Fellow
  • Institutions, Organizations & Growth

Institution

  • Collège de France

Country

  • France

Education

PhD (Economics), Harvard University

About

Over his career as an economist, Philippe Aghion has researched a variety of topics, including contract theory.

With Peter Howitt, he pioneered what is known as the Schumpeterian Growth paradigm, which was subsequently used to analyze the design of growth policies and the role of the state in the growth process. His recent research focuses on innovation, governance and economic growth.

Awards

John Von Neumann Award

Schumpeter Prize, International Schumpeter Society

Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Yrjö Jahnsson Award in Economics

Relevant Publications

Aghion, P., and P. Howitt. The Economics of Growth. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009.

Aghion, P. et al. "Competition, Imitation and Growth with Step-by-Step Innovation." Rev. Econ. Stud. 68 (2001): 467–92.

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