William D. Nordhaus

Yale University, Department of Economics
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NBER Program Affiliations: EFG , PE , PR , EEE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Yale University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

May 2018Global Melting? The Economics of Disintegration of the Greenland Ice Sheet
October 2017Integrated Assessment Models of Climate Change
NBER Reporter 2017 number 3
August 2017A Survey of Global Impacts of Climate Change: Replication, Survey Methods, and a Statistical Analysis
with Andrew Moffat: w23646
April 2017Evolution of Assessments of the Economics of Global Warming: Changes in the DICE model, 1992 – 2017
December 2016Projections and Uncertainties About Climate Change in an Era of Minimal Climate Policies

Published: William Nordhaus, 2018. "Projections and Uncertainties about Climate Change in an Era of Minimal Climate Policies," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol 10(3), pages 333-360. citation courtesy of

October 2015Modeling Uncertainty in Climate Change: A Multi-Model Comparison
with Kenneth Gillingham, David Anthoff, Geoffrey Blanford, Valentina Bosetti, Peter Christensen, Haewon McJeon, John Reilly, Paul Sztorc: w21637
September 2015Are We Approaching an Economic Singularity? Information Technology and the Future of Economic Growth
October 2011Estimates of the Social Cost of Carbon: Background and Results from the RICE-2011 Model
August 2010The Value of Luminosity Data as a Proxy for Economic Statistics
with Xi Chen: w16317

Published: Xi Chen and William Nordhaus, "Using luminosity data as a proxy for economic statistics," Proceeedings of the National Academy of Sciences (US), May 24, 2011, 108(21): 8589-8594

October 2009Measuring Real Income with Leisure and Household Production
in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being, Alan B. Krueger, editor
January 2009The Perils of the Learning Model For Modeling Endogenous Technological Change

Published: William D. Nordhaus, 2014. "The Perils of the Learning Model for Modeling Endogenous Technological Change," The Energy Journal, vol 35(1).

December 2006The Economics of Hurricanes in the United States
The "Stern Review" on the Economics of Climate Change

Published: William D. Nordhaus, 2007. "A Review of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 45(3), pages 686-702, September.

May 2006Baumol's Diseases: A Macroeconomic Perspective

Published: Nordhaus William D, 2008. "Baumol's Diseases: A Macroeconomic Perspective," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 8(1), pages 1-39, February. citation courtesy of

Introduction to "A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts"
with Dale W. Jorgenson, J. Steven Landefeld
in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts, Dale Jorgenson, J. Steven Landefeld, and William D. Nordhaus, editors
Front matter, A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts
with Dale W. Jorgenson, J. Steven Landefeld
in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts, Dale Jorgenson, J. Steven Landefeld, and William D. Nordhaus, editors
Principles of National Accounting For Nonmarket Accounts
in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts, Dale Jorgenson, J. Steven Landefeld, and William D. Nordhaus, editors
December 2005Life After Kyoto: Alternative Approaches to Global Warming

Published: Nordhaus, William D. "After Kyoto: Alternative Mechanisms To Control Global Warming," American Economic Review, 2005, v96(2), 31-34.

May 2005The Sources of the Productivity Rebound and the Manufacturing Employment Puzzle
December 2004Retrospective on the 1970s Productivity Slowdown
April 2004Schumpeterian Profits in the American Economy: Theory and Measurement
December 2002The Economic Consequences of a War in Iraq
May 2002The Mildest Recession: Output, Profits, and Stock Prices as the U.S. Emerges from the 2001 Recession

Published: Nordhaus, William D. "The Recent Recession, The Current Recovery, And Stock Prices," Brookings Papers, 2002, v32(1), 199-220.

February 2002The Health of Nations: The Contribution of Improved Health to Living Standards

Published: Nordhaus, William D. "Irving Fisher And The Contribution Of Improved Longevity To Living Standards," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2005, v64(1,Jan), 367-392.

January 2001Alternative Methods for Measuring Productivity Growth
Productivity Growth and the New Economy

Published: Nordhaus, William D. "Productivity Growth and the New Economy." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 33(2002-2), pages 211-265. citation courtesy of

New Data and Output Concepts for Understanding Productivity Trends
January 1996Do Real-Output and Real-Wage Measures Capture Reality? The History of Lighting Suggests Not
in The Economics of New Goods, Timothy F. Bresnahan and Robert J. Gordon, editors
July 1977Welfare Measures for Regional Policies
in Explorations in Economic Research, Volume 4, number 3 (New Directions in Federal Economic Development Programs), Edward K. Smith, editor
1977A Technique for Analyzing and Decomposing Inflation
with John B. Shoven
in Analysis of Inflation: 1965–1974, Joel Popkin, editor
1973Is Growth Obsolete?
with James Tobin
in The Measurement of Economic and Social Performance, Milton Moss, editor
1972Is Growth Obsolete?
with James Tobin
in Economic Research: Retrospect and Prospect, Volume 5, Economic Growth, William D. Nordhaus and James Tobin
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