Marc Klemp

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Affiliations

Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen
Visiting Assistant Professor, Brown University
Research Affiliate, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Other information

Editor of the NEP report in Economic Growth — join the 1,000+ weekly recipients via the mailing list or Twitter
Profiles: Google Scholar and RePEc

Publications

Economics

The Evolutionary Origins of the Wealth of Nations
Handbook of Historical Economics (forthcoming)
with Q Ashraf and O Galor

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Natural Resource Access and Local Economic Growth
European Economic Review, 127, 2020
with M Gradstein
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Diversity and Conflict
Econometrica, 88(2), 727–797, 2020
with E Arbatlı, Q Ashraf, and O Galor
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Human Genealogy Reveals a Selective Advantage to Moderate Fecundity
Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3(5), 853–857, 2019
with O Galor
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Fecundity, Fertility and the Formation of Human Capital
Economic Journal, 129, 925–960, 2019
with J Weisdorf
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Malthus in the Bedroom: Birth Spacing as a Preventive Check Mechanism in Pre-Transition England
Demography, 54(2), 413–436, 2017
with F Cinnirella and J Weisdorf

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Post-Malthusian Dynamics in Pre-Industrial Scandinavia
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 118(4), 841–867, 2016
with NF Møller
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Picking Winners? The Effect of Birth Order and Migration on Parental Human Capital Investments in Pre-Modern England
European Review of Economic History, 17(2), 210–232, 2013
with C Minns, P Wallis and J Weisdorf
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The Lasting Damage to Mortality of Early-Life Adversity: Evidence from the English Famine of the Late 1720s
European Review of Economic History, 16(3), 233–246, 2012 (“Editor's Choice”)
with J Weisdorf
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Prices, Wages, and Fertility in Pre-Industrial England
Cliometrica, 6(1), 63–77, 2012
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Health

Brain Responses to Passive Sensory Stimulation Correlate With Intelligence
Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 11, 2019
Authors: A Horwitz, M Klemp, H Horwitz, M D Thomsen, E Rostrup, E L Mortensen, M Osler, M Lauritzen, K Benedek
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The Prognosis Following Amphetamine Poisoning
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 45, 773–781, 2017
Authors: H Horwitz, K Dalhoff, M Klemp, A Horwitz, J Andersen, G Jürgens
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Visual Steady State in Relation to Age and Cognitive Function
PLOS ONE, 12(2), 2017
Authors: A Horwitz, M Thomsen, I Wiegand, H Horwitz, M Klemp, M Nikolic, L Rask, M Lauritzen, K Benedek
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Antihypertensive Medication Postpones the Onset of Glaucoma: Evidence from a Nationwide Study
Hypertension 69(2), 202–210, 2017
Authors: A Horwitz, M Klemp, J Jeppesen, J Tsai, C Torp-Pedersen, M Kolko
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Selected Working Papers

Historical Instruments and Contemporary Endogenous Regressors
Conditionally accepted at the Journal of Development Economics
with G Casey
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Roots of Autocracy
An updated 2019-version is available. Please e-mail me for details.
with O Galor
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Heterogeneity and Productivity
An updated 2019-version is available. Please e-mail me for details.
with Q Ashraf and O Galor
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The Out of Africa Hypothesis of Comparative Development Reflected by Nighttime Light Intensity
An updated 2019-version is available. Please e-mail me for details.
with Q Ashraf and O Galor
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Selected Work in Progress

Diversities and Long-Run Phenomena
with O Galor

Genetic Diversity and the Roots of Mistrust
with O Galor and Q Ashraf

Other Publications

Further Evidence of Within-Marriage Fertility Control in Pre-Transitional England
Demography, 56, 4, 1557–1572, 2019
with F Cinnirella and J Weisdorf


Shedding (night-time) light on the local resource curse
VoxEU.org, 2017, with M Gradstein

The biocultural origins of human capital formation and economic growth
VoxEU.org, 2014, with O Galor

Empirical Investigations in Unified Growth Theory
Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, PhD Series; ISBN: 9788791342783, 2013

Glossary
in An Economic History of Europe, by KG Persson, Cambridge University Press, 2010
with KG Persson

Presentations

Danish Economic Society's biannual meeting, Kolding, 2020; 13th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics, London, 2019; Bonn University, Germany, December, 2017; Hamburg University, Germany, December, 2017; American Economic Association, Chicago, USA, January, 2017; Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture, Copenhagen, Denmark, May, 2016; World Economic History Congress, Kyoto, Japan, 2015; Economic Growth Mini Workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 2015; Towards Sustained Economic Growth: Geography, Demography and Institutions, Barcelona, Spain, June, 2015; MEHR Seminar, Copenhagen, Denmark, May, 2015; Ben-Gurion University, Israel, January, 2015; CESifo Venice Summer Institute: Demographic Change and Long-Run Development, Venice, Italy, July, 2014; Warwick Summer Workshop in Economic Growth, Coventry, England, July, 2014; Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June, 2014; Towards Sustained Economic Growth: Geography, Demography and Institutions, Barcelona, Spain, June, 2014; Macro Lunch Seminar, Brown University, USA, September, 2013; Population Studies & Training Center Colloqium, Brown University, USA, September, 2013; 27th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics, University of Aarhus, Denmark, June, 2013; Economic History Workshop, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, May, 2014; 4th Workshop on Growth, History and Development, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, March, 2013; DGPE Workshop, Denmark, November, 2012; MEHR Seminar, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, May, 2012; Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Centre for European Economic Research, Germany, April, 2012; 2nd Workshop on Growth, History and Development, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, March, 2012; EPRU Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, March, 2012; Macro Lunch Seminar, Brown University, United States of America, December, 2011; 2nd Jerusalem Summer School in Economic Growth, Hebrew University, Israel, June/July, 2011; 2nd Workshop on Growth, History and Development, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, April, 2011; Issues in Economic History Seminar, EUI, Italy, November, 2010; Towards Sustained Economic Growth: Evidence and Theory, CREI, Spain, October, 2010; 5th Sound Economic History Workshop, University of Lund, Sweden, October, 2010; Ph.D. Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, May, 2010; Mini Workshop on Growth and Development, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, May, 2010; MEHR seminar, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, March, 2010; Workshop on Growth, History and Development, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, January, 2010; Oxford FRESH Meeting, University of Oxford, England, December, 2010; Economic History Seminar, University of Lund, Sweden, October, 2010.

Other Work for Download

MATLAB program for numerically solving overlapping generations models