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Philippe Aghion

Philippe Aghion

Research Fellow

Education

 PhD Economics, Harvard University, 1987

Philippe is the Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics at Harvard University, a Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and an Research Fellow of the IFS. His research focuses on the economics of growth. 

Academic outputs

Journal article | Journal of the European Economic Association
Journal article | Review of Economics and Statistics
In this we provide evidence that correlations between incumbent productivity growth and patenting arise from a causal effect predicted by Schumpeterian growth theory.

Reports and comment

External publication
How does firm entry affect innovation incentives and productivity growth in incumbent firms?
External publication
How does firm entry affect innovation incentives and productivity growth in incumbent firms? Micro-data suggests that there is heterogeneity across industries - incumbents in technologically advanced industries react positively to entry, but not in laggard industries.

Presentations