David de la Croix

Université Catholique de Louvain

David de la Croix (1964) is professor at the Department of Economics and at CORE, Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium). He has served as visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles and at the University of Aix-Marseilles. He has published in journals like American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Theory, Review of Economic Dynamics and Mathematical Population Studies. He has written “A Theory of Economic Growth – Dynamics and Policy in Overlapping Generations” published by Cambridge University Press in 2002 (joint with Philippe Michel). He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Cliometrica, Fiscal Studies and Louvain Economic Review. In 2004, he was awarded with the Francqui Chair at the University of Ghent. His current research is on human capital dynamics, mortality reductions and unified growth theory, interactions between fertility and education, early economic developments, and institutions and growth. His current teaching concerns growth and development, macroeconomics, and overlapping generations modeling.

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