Online articles


« The Social Origins and IQ of Inventors », Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Ari Hyytinen et Otto Toivanen, February 2018.

"Firm Dynamics and Growth Measurement in France", Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Timo Boppart and Simon Bunel, January 2018.


"The Impact of Exports on Innovation: Theory and Evidence", Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Matthieu Lequien and Marc Melitz, March 2017.

"Innovation, Firms and Wage Inequality" (Working Paper), Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Richard Blundell et Rachel Griffith, Mars 2017.

"Do Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Respond to Simpler Fiscal Incentives? Evidence from France." (Working Paper), Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Matthieu Lequien and Stefanie Stantcheva, March 2017.

"Missing Growth from Creative Destruction", Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Timo Boppart, Peter J. Klenow and Huiyu Li, March 2017.

"Living the American Dream in Finland: The Social Mobility of Inventors", Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Ari Hyytinen and Otto Toivanen, January 2017.


"Turbulence, Firm Decentralization and Growth in Bad Times", Philippe Aghion, Nicholas Bloom, Brian Lucking, Ra aella Saduna and John Van Reenen, October 2016.

"Innovation and Top Income Inequality" (Working Paper), Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Antonin Bergeaud, Richard Blundell and David Hemous, April 2016.


"The Role of Bounded Rationality and Imperfect Information in Subgame Perfect Implementation: An Empirical Investigation" (Working Paper), Philippe Aghion, Ernst Fehr, Richard Holden and Tom Wilkening, 27 juillet 2015.

"Innovation and Top Income Inequality" (Working Paper), Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Antonin Bergeaud, Richard Blundell and David Hémous, June 2015.

"Creative Destruction and Subjective Wellbeing" (Working Paper), Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Angus Deaton and Alexandra Roulet, April 2015.

"Knowledge Spillovers, Innovation and Growth", Philippe Aghion and Xavier Jaravel, The Economic Journal, 2015, 125 (March), 533-573.


"Education and Military Rivalry" (Working paper), Philippe Aghion, Torsten Persson and Dorothee Rouzet, November 2014.

"Subgame Perfect Implementation under Perfect and Almost Perfect Information: An Empirical Test" (Working paper), Philippe Aghion, Ernst Fehr, Richard Holden and Tom Wilkening, August 29, 2014. 

"Inducing Leaders to Take Risky Decisions: Dismissal, Tenure, and Term Limits" (Working paper), Philippe Aghion and Matthew O. Jackson, June 2014.

"Climate Change, Directed Innovation, and Energy Transition: Should We Escape From Coal Through Gas?" (Working Paper), Philippe Aghion, Daron Acemoglu and David Hemous, May 30, 2014.

"Patent Rights, Product Market Reforms, and Innovation" (Working paper), Philippe Aghion, Peter Howitt and Susanne Prantl, May 25, 2014.
Previous draft: Working paper No. 18854, the National Bureau of Economic Research, February 2013.

"The Causal Effects of Competition on Innovation: Experimental Evidence" (Working Paper), Philippe Aghion, Stefan Bechtold, Lea Cassar and Holger Herz, March 18, 2014.


"Liquidity and Growth: the Role of Counter-cyclical Interest Rates" (Working paper), Philippe Aghion, Emmanuel Farhi and Enisse Kharroubi, December 18, 2013.

"Innovation and Institutional Ownership", Philippe Aghion, John Van Reenen and Luigi Zingales, American Economic Review, 2013, 103(1): 277-304.


"When Does Domestic Saving Matter for Economic Growth?" (Working paper), Philippe Aghion, Diego Comin, Peter Howitt and Isabel Tecu, September 2012.
Previous draft: Working Paper No. 12275, NBER, June 2006.