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Charles Jones

Charles Jones
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Charles Jones

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford King Center on Global Development
STANCO 25 Professor of Economics
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)
PhD, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
AB, Economics, Harvard University, 1989


Charles I. Jones is the STANCO 25 Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Jones has been honored as a national fellow of the Hoover Institution, a John M. Olin Foundation Faculty Fellow, and an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow. His research has been supported by a series of grants from the National Science Foundation.

Professor Jones is the author of numerous research papers as well as two textbooks, Introduction to Economic Growth (2013) and Macroeconomics (2014). He graduated from Harvard College in 1989 and received his PhD from MIT in 1993.

Research Interests: 
Long-Run Economic Growth, Inequality