|Problem set 1 (PDF)||
The aggregate production function
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Young, Alwyn. "The Tyranny of Numbers: Confronting the Statistical Realities of the East Asian Growth Experience." Quarterly Journal of Economics 110, no. 3 (August 1995): 641-680.
Hsieh, Chang-Tai. "What Explains the Industrial Revolution in East Asia? Evidence from the Factor Markets." American Economic Review 92, no. 3 (June 2002): 502-526.
|Problem set 2 (PDF)||
Technology adoption: cows and contracting
Production functions with negative cross-derivatives in worker quality
|Problem set 3 (PDF)||
A model of fertility choice and technology
Population, fixed resources, and entrepreneurship in growth