Melissa Dell

Melissa Dell

Professor of Economics
Melissa Dell

Research Interests

Development, Political Economy, and Economic History

Related Publications

Dell M, Jones B, Olken B. What Do We Learn from the Weather? The New Climate-Economy Literature. Journal of Economic Literature. 2014.

Dell M, Jones B, Olken B. Temperature Shocks and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics. 2012;4(3):66-95.

Dell M, Acemoglu D. Productivity Differences Between and Within Countries. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics. 2010;2(1):169–188.

Dell M. The Persistent Effects of Peru's Mining Mita. Econometrica. 2010;78(6):1863-1903.

Dell M, Jones B, Olken B. Temperature and Income: Reconciling New Cross-Sectional and Panel Estimates. American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings. 2009;99(2):198-204.

Faculty Department




Society of Fellows at Harvard University



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Littauer Center M-24

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