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July 2013Environmental Protection, Rare Disasters, and Discount Rates
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February 2013Gold Returns
with Sanjay P. Misra: w18759
August 2012Convergence and Modernization Revisited
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August 2011Rare Macroeconomic Disasters
with José F. Ursua: w17328

Published: Robert J. Barro & Jos� F. Urs�a, 2012. "Rare Macroeconomic Disasters," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 4(1), pages 83-109, 07. citation courtesy of

February 2011Saints Marching In, 1590-2009
with Rachel M. McCleary: w16769
April 2010Crises and Recoveries in an Empirical Model of Consumption Disasters
with Emi Nakamura, Jón Steinsson, José Ursúa: w15920

Published: Emi Nakamura & Jón Steinsson & Robert Barro & José Ursúa, 2013. "Crises and Recoveries in an Empirical Model of Consumption Disasters," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(3), pages 35-74, July. citation courtesy of

A New Data Set of Educational Attainment in the World, 1950–2010
with Jong-Wha Lee: w15902

Published: Barro, Robert J. & Lee, Jong Wha, 2013. "A new data set of educational attainment in the world, 1950–2010," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 104(C), pages 184-198. citation courtesy of

September 2009Macroeconomic Effects from Government Purchases and Taxes
with Charles J. Redlick: w15369

Published: “Macroeconomic Effects of Government Purchases and Taxes” (with C.J. Redlick), Quarterly Journal of Economics , February 2011.

August 2009On the Size Distribution of Macroeconomic Disasters
with Tao Jin: w15247

Published: Robert J. Barro & Tao Jin, 2011. "On the Size Distribution of Macroeconomic Disasters," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 79(5), pages 1567-1589, 09. citation courtesy of

February 2009Stock-Market Crashes and Depressions
with José F. Ursúa: w14760
April 2008Macroeconomic Crises since 1870
with José F. Ursúa: w13940

Published: Robert J. Barro & Jose F. Ursua, 2008. "Macroeconomic Crises since 1870," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 39(1 (Spring), pages 255-350. citation courtesy of

December 2007Religious Conversion in 40 Countries
with Jason Hwang: w13689

Published: Religious Conversion in 40 Countries Robert Barro1, Jason Hwang2, Rachel McCleary3 Article first published online: 1 MAR 2010 DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-5906.2009.01490.x

Rare Disasters, Asset Prices, and Welfare Costs
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Published: Robert J. Barro, 2009. "Rare Disasters, Asset Prices, and Welfare Costs," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(1), pages 243-64, March. citation courtesy of

December 2006On the Welfare Costs of Consumption Uncertainty
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May 2006U.S.-Based Private Voluntary Organizations: Religious and Secular PVOs Engaged in International Relief & Development
with Rachel M. McCleary: w12238
May 2005Rare Events and the Equity Premium
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April 2004Which Countries Have State Religions?
with Rachel M. McCleary: w10438

Published: Barro, Robert J. and Rachel M. McCleary. "Which Countries Have State Religions?," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005, v120(4,Nov), 1331-1370. citation courtesy of

December 2003International Determinants of Religiosity
with Rachel M. McCleary: w10147
May 2003Religion and Economic Growth
with Rachel McCleary: w9682

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January 2003Economic Effects of Currency Unions
with Silvana Tenreyro: w9435

Published: Barro, Robert and Silvana Tenreyro. "Economic Effects Of Currency Unions." Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International (2007), vol. 45(1): 1-23. citation courtesy of

July 2002Optimal Currency Areas
with Alberto Alesina, Silvana Tenreyro: w9072

Published: Optimal Currency Areas, Alberto Alesina, Robert J. Barro, Silvana Tenreyro. in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2002, Volume 17, Gertler and Rogoff. 2003

May 2002IMF Programs: Who is Chosen and What Are the Effects?
with Jong-Wha Lee: w8951

Published: Barro, Robert J. and Jong-Wha Lee. "IMF Programs: Who Is Chosen And What Are The Effects?," Journal of Monetary Economics, 2005, v52(7,Oct), 1245-1269. citation courtesy of

Religion and Political Economy in an International Panel
with Rachel M. McCleary: w8931

Published: Barro, Robert J. and R.M. McCleary. "Religion and Political Economy in an International Panel." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (June 2006).

June 2001Economic Growth in East Asia Before and After the Financial Crisis
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Published: Coe, D.T. and S.J. Kim (eds.) Korean Crisis and Recovery, International Monetary Fund, 2002.

December 2000Closed and Open Economy Models of Business Cycles with Marked Up and Sticky Prices
with Silvana Tenreyro: w8043

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September 2000International Data on Educational Attainment Updates and Implications
with Jong-Wha Lee: w7911

Published: Barro, Robert J. and Jong-Wha Lee. "International Data On Educational Attainment: Updates And Implications," Oxford Economic Papers, 2001, v53(3,Jul), 541-563. citation courtesy of

Currency Unions
with Alberto Alesina: w7927

Published: Alesina, Alberto and Robert J. Barro. "Currency Unions," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, v107(2,May), 409-436. citation courtesy of

March 1999Inequality, Growth, and Investment
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Published: Hassett, K.A. and R.G. Hubbard (eds.) Inequality and Tax Policy. AEI Press, 2001.

July 1998Notes on Growth Accounting
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Published: Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 4, no. 2 (June 1999): 119-137 citation courtesy of

December 1997Myopia and Inconsistency in the Neoclassical Growth Model
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Ramsey Meets Laibson In The Neoclassical Growth Model," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1999, v114(4,Nov), 1125-1152.

September 1997Optimal Management of Indexed and Nominal Debt
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Published:

  • Barro, Robert J. "Notes On Optimal Debt Management," Journal of Applied Economics, 1999, v2(2,Nov), 282-290.
  • Robert J. Barro, 2002. "Optimal Management of Indexed and Nominal Debt," Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies Book Series, in: Fernando Lefort & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel & Norman Loayza (Series Editor) & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel (Serie (ed.), Indexation, Inflation and Monetary Policy, edition 1, volume 2, chapter 5, pages 135-150 Central Bank of Chile.
  • Robert Barro, 2003. "Optimal Management of Indexed and Nominal Debt," Annals of Economics and Finance, Society for AEF, vol. 4(1), pages 1-15, May.

Schooling Quality in a Cross Section of Countries
with Jong-Wha Lee: w6198

Published: Lee, Jong-Wha and Robert J. Barro. "Schooling Quality In A Cross-Section Of Countries," Economica, 2001, v68(271,Nov), 465-488. citation courtesy of

August 1996Determinants of Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Empirical Study
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Published:

  • Robert J. Barro, 1998. "Determinants of Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Empirical Study," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262522543, April.
  • Levine, Ross, 1998. "Robert J. Barro, Determinants of Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Empirical Study," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 822-824, December.

March 1996Reflections on Ricardian Equivalence
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Published: Maloney, J. (ed.) Debt and Deficits: An Historical Perspective. Edward Elgar, 1998.

October 1995Inflation and Economic Growth
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Published: Robert J. Barro, 2013. "Inflation and Economic Growth," Annals of Economics and Finance, Society for AEF, vol. 14(1), pages 121-144, May. citation courtesy of

Optimal Debt Management
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Notes On Optimal Debt Management," Journal of Applied Economics, 1999, v2(2,Nov), 282-290.

June 1995Technological Diffusion, Convergence, and Growth
with Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w5151

Published: Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 2, no. 1 (March 1997): 1-26. citation courtesy of

October 1994Democracy & Growth
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Democracy And Growth," Journal of Economic Growth, 1996, v1(1,Mar), 1-27.

January 1994Quality Improvements in Models of Growth
with Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w4610

Published: With N. Gregory Mankiw, published as "Capital Mobility in Neoclassical Models of Growth", American Economic Review, Vol. 85, no. 1 (1995): 103- 115.

April 1993Losers and Winners in Economic Growth
with Jong-Wha Lee: w4341

Published: Bruno, Michael and Boris Pleskovic (eds.) Proceedings of the World Bank Annual Conference on Development Economics, 1993: Supplement to The World Bank Economic Review and The World Bank Research Observer. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1994. pp. 267-314

International Comparisons of Educational Attainment
with Jong-Wha Lee: w4349

Published: Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 32, no. 3 (1993): 363-394. citation courtesy of

November 1992Capital Mobility in Neoclassical Models of Growth
with N. Gregory Mankiw, Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w4206

Published: The American Economic Review, vol. 85, no. 1, pp. 103-115, (March 1995). citation courtesy of

March 1992Regional Growth and Migration: A Japan-U.S. Comparison
with Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w4038

Published: "Regional Growth and Migration: a Japan-U.S. Comparison," Japan and the World Economy, 1992 (with X. Sala-i-Martin).

September 1991World Interest Rates and Investment
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Published: Barro, Robert J, 1992. " World Interest Rates and Investment," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 94(2), pages 323-42. citation courtesy of

August 1990Economic Growth and Convergence across The United States
with Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w3419

Published: Published as "Unanticipated Money, Output, and the Price Level in the United States", Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 86, no. 4 (1978): 549- 580.

May 1990Public Finance in Models of Economic Growth
with Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w3362

Published: Published as "Public Finance in Models of Economic Growth", Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 59, no. 201 (1992): 645-662. citation courtesy of

April 1990World Real Interest Rates
with Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w3317

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February 1990Pay, Performance, and Turnover of Bank CEOs
with Jason R. Barro: w3262

Published: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 8, no. 4 (October 1990): 448-481. citation courtesy of

September 1989Economic Growth in a Cross Section of Countries
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Published: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. CVI, No. 425, pp. 407-443, (May 1991). citation courtesy of

May 1989New Classicals and Keynesians, or the Good Guys and the Bad Guys
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Published: Robert J. Barro, 1989. "New Classicals and Keynesians, or the Good Guys and the Bad Guys," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 125(III), pages 263-273, September. citation courtesy of

April 1989The Stock Market and Investment
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Published: The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 115-131, (1990). citation courtesy of

February 1989A Cross-Country Study of Growth, Saving, and Government
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August 1988The Ricardian Approach to Budget Deficits
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Published: Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 37-54, (Spring 1989). citation courtesy of

May 1988Interest-Rate Smoothing
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Published: "Interest-Rate Targeting" From Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 3-30, (January 1989).

Government Spending in a Simple Model of Endogenous Growth
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Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 98, No. 5, Pt. 2, pp. S103-S125, (October 1990). citation courtesy of

August 1986Government Spending, Interest Rates, Prices, and Budget Deficits in the United Kingdom, 1701-1918
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Published: Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 20, no. 2 (1987): 221-248. citation courtesy of

July 1986Ski-Lift Pricing, with an Application to the Labor Market
with Paul M. Romer: w1985

Published: "Ski-Lift Pricing, with Applications to Labor and Other Markets." From The American Economic Review, Vol. 77, No. 5, pp. 875-890, (December 1987).

1986A Reformulation of the Economic Theory of Fertility
with Gary S. Becker: w1793

Published: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. CIII, No. 412, pp. 1-25,(February 1988). citation courtesy of

Reputation in a Model of Monetary Policy with Incomplete Information
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Reputation in a Model of Monetary Policy with Incomplete Information." Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 17, No. 1, (January 1986) , pp. 3-20. citation courtesy of

September 1984Rules versus Discretion
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Recent Developments in the Theory of Rules versus Discretion." Economic Journal, Supplement, (1985), pp. 23-37.

March 1984The Behavior of U.S. Deficits
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Published:

  • Gordon, Robert J. (ed.) The American Business Cycle: Continuity and Change. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986.
  • Barro, Robert J. "U.S. Deficits Since World War I." Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 88, No. 1, (1986), pp. 195-222.

October 1983Average Marginal Tax Rates from Social Security and the Individual Income Tax
with Chaipat Sahasakul: w1214

Published: Barro, Robert J. and Chaipat Sahasakul. "Average Marginal Tax Rates from Social Security and the Individual Income Tax." Journal of Business, Vol. 59, no. 4, pt. 1, (October 1986), pp. 555-566. citation courtesy of

February 1983Rules, Discretion and Reputation in a Model of Monetary Policy
with David B. Gordon: w1079

Published: Barro, Robert J. and David B. Gordon. "Rules, Discretion and Reputation ina Model of Monetary Policy." Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 12, No. 1,(July 1983), pp. 101-121. citation courtesy of

1983Measuring the Average Marginal Tax Rate from the Individual Income Tax
with Chaipat Sahasakul: w1060

Published: Barro, Robert J. and Chaipat Sahasakul. "Measuring the Average Marginal Tax Rate from the Individual Income Tax." Journal of Business, Vol. 56, No. 4, October 1983, pp. 419-452. citation courtesy of

May 1982Time-Separable Preference and Intertemporal-Substitution Models of Business Cycles
with Robert G. King: w0888

Published: Barro, Robert J. and Robert G. King. "Time-Separable Preferences and Intertemporal-Substitution Models of Business Cycles." Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 99, No. 4, (November 1984), pp. 817- 839. citation courtesy of

Inflationary Finance under Discrepion and Rules
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Inflationary Finance under Discretion and Rules." Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 16, No. 1, (February 1983), pp. 1-16. citation courtesy of

April 1982Measuring the Fed's Revenue from Money Creation
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Measuring the Fed's Revenue from Money Creation." Economics Letters, (1982). citation courtesy of

November 1981A Positive Theory of Monetary Policy in a Natural-Rate Model
with David B. Gordon: w0807

Published: Barro, Robert J., and David B. Gordon. "A Positive Theory of Monetary Policy in a Natural-Rate Model." Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 91. No. 4 (August 1983), pp. 589-610. Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 22, No. 1,(March 1984). citation courtesy of

February 1981On the Predictability of Tax-Rate Changes
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Published: Barro, Robert J. (ed.) Macroeconomic policy. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 1990.

June 1980Intertemporal Substitution and the Business Cycle
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Intertemporal substitution and the business cycle," Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 237-268, January 1981. Also: Barro, Robert J. and Robert G. King. "Time-Separable Preferences And Intertemporal-Substitution Models Of Business Cycles," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1984, v99(4), 817-840. citation courtesy of

April 1980On the Determination of the Public Debt
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "On the Determination of the Public Debt." The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 87, No. 5, (October 1979), pp. 946-971.

February 1980Federal Deficit Policy and the Effects of Public Debt Shocks
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Published: Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 12, no. 4, part 2 (1980): 747-762. citation courtesy of

1980Social Security and Consumer Spending in an International Cross Section
with Glenn M. MacDonald: r0025

Published: Barro, Robert J. and MacDonald, Glenn M. "Social Security and Consumer Spending in an International Cross Section." Journal of Public Economics, Vol. II, (1979).

Money and the Price Level under the Gold Standard
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Money and the Price Level under the Gold Standard." The Economic Journal, Vol. 89, (March 1979), pp. 13-33.

Second Thoughts on Keynesian Economics
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Published: Barro, Robert J. "Second Thoughts on Keynesian Economics." The American Economic Review, Vol. 69, No. 2, (May 1979), pp. 54-59.

Output Effects of Government Purchases
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Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 89, no. 6 (1981): 1086-121. citation courtesy of

April 1979Unanticipated Money and Economic Activity
with Mark Rush: w0339

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March 1979A Capital Market In an Equilibrium Business Cycle Model
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Published: Econometrica, Vol. 48, no. 6 (1980): 1393-1418. citation courtesy of

Money Stock Revisions and Unanticipated Money Growth
with Zvi Hercowitz: w0329

Published: as "Unanticipated Money Growth and Unemployment in the United States" American Economic Review, Vol. 67, no. 2 (1977): 101-115. (same new title as above) American Economic Review, Vol. 69, no. 5 (1979): 1004-1009. Also Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 6, no. 2 (1980): 257-268. citation courtesy of

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