Recent work

Double Dividend: Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States with Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho, and Peter J. Wilcoxen, Cambridge, The MIT Press, 2013. Double Dividend: Confidence Intervals for Policy Evaluation, Keynote Address, Society for Economic Measurement, Inaugural Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August 20, 2014. Energy, The Environment, and U.S. Economic Growth, with Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho and Peter J. Wilcoxen, Chapter 8 in Peter B. Dixon and Dale W. Jorgenson eds., Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Amsterdam, North-Holland, 2012, pp. 477-552. (Tables, Graphs). Evaluation of Climate Policy, Powerpoint presentation to the Institute of Economics, University of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland, April 30, 2012. Can Technology Save the Economy? (video), Technology Review, May/June 2009. “The Economics of Environmental Policies in China,” with Jing Cao and Mun S. Ho, Ch. 9 in Chris Nielsen and Mun S. Ho, eds., Clearer Skies over China, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2013, pp. 329-372. “Economic-Environmental Model of China, with Jing Cao and Mun S. Ho, Appendix A in Chris Nielsen and Mun S. Ho, eds., pp. 375-392. (Look inside access)

Comprehensive Tax Reform and U.S. Energy Policy. Prepared as written testimony for the Hearing on “Tax Reform: The Impact on U.S. Energy Policy,” Committee on Finance, United States Senate, June 12. 2012, (Video).  Taxation, Efficiency, and Economic Growth, with Kun-Young Yun, Chapter 10 in Peter B. Dixon and Dale W. Jorgenson eds., Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Amsterdam, North-Holland, 2012, pp. 659-742 (Tables & Figures). Efficient Taxation of Income, with Kun-Young Yun, in T.J. Kehoe, T.N. Srinivasan, and J. Whalley, eds., Frontiers in Applied General Equilibrium Modeling, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2005, pp. 173-218. Corporate Income Taxation and U.S. Economic Growth,  with Kun-Young Yun, April 21, 2006. PowerPoint presentation to the Conference on the Corporate Income Tax and the Economy, Alliance for Competitive Taxation and American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC, June 2, 2006. 

The World Economy: Growth or Stagnation? edited with Kyoji Fukao and M. P. Timmer, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2016. Information Technology and the American Growth Resurgence, with Mun S. Ho and Kevin J. Stiroh, Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press, 2005. "What will revive U.S. Economic Growth?  Lessons from a Prototype Industry-Level Production Account for the United States,” with Mun S. Ho and Jon Samuels. Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 36, No. 4, July–August 2014, pp. 674–691. A Prototype Industry-Level Production Account for the United States, 1947-2010, presentation to the Final World Input-Output Database Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands, April 25, 2012. Information Technology and U.S. Productivity Growth, in Matilde Mas and Robert Stehrer eds., Industrial Productivity in Europe, Northampton Massachusetts, Edward Elgar 2012, pp. 34-65, with Mun S. Ho and Jon D. Samuels. Powerpoint presentation to the 2010 Sixth Biennial North American Productivity Workshop, Houston, Texas, June 3, 2010. Innovation and Productivity Growth, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol.93, Issue 2, April 2011, pp. 276-296. PowerPoint presentation for the Theodore W. Schultz Lecture, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Atlanta, Georgia, January 3, 2010.

"Measuring Social Welfare in the National Accounts," with Daniel T. Slesnick, Eurona, Vol. 1, No. 1, June 2014, pp. 39-58. "Industry-Level Productivity Measurement and the 2008 System of National Accounts," with Paul Schreyer, Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 59, Issue 2, June 2013, pp. 185-211. Designing a New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 631, No. 1, September 2010, pp. 63-74. Designing a New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts to Capture Innovation, Survey of Current Business, Vol. 90, No. 2, February 2010, pp. 17-23. "A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts, Review of Income and Wealth, Series 55, No. 1, March 2009, pp. 1-42. Richard and Nancy Ruggles Memorial Lecture, 30th General Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, Portoroz Slovenia, August 26, 2008. Powerpoint presentation. "Blueprint for Expanded and Integrated U.S. National Accounts: Review, Assessment, and Next Steps, with J. Steven Landefeld, in D.W. Jorgenson, J.S. Landefeld, and W.D. Nordhaus, eds., A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2006, pp 13-112. 

Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, edited with Peter B. Dixon, Amsterdam, North-Holland, 2012, two Vols. "An Econometric Approach to General Equilibrium Modeling," with Hui Jin, Daniel T. Slesnick, and Peter J. Wilcoxen, Chapter 17 in Peter B. Dixon and Dale W. Jorgenson eds., Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Vol. 2, pp. 1133-1212. PowerPoint presentation to the Institute of Economics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, May 21, 2010. "Econometric Modeling of Technical Change," Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 157, No. 2, August 2010 (with Hui Jin), pp.205-219. Supplement, August 13, 2008. "Consumption and Labor Supply," with Daniel T. Slesnick, Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 127, No. 1, September 2008, pp. 326-335.

"Economics of Productivity," Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2009. "Productivity in Asia," with Masahiro Kuroda and Kazuyuki Motohashi, Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2007. "Industry Origins of the U.S.-Japan Productivity Gap" with Koji Nomura and Jon D. Samuels, Third World KLEMS Conference, Tokyo, Japan, May 19, 2014. "Japan and the Growth of the World Economy," with Khuong M. Vu, Keynote Lecture to the Asian Productivity Association, Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, May 22, 2014. "Abe's talk of 'three arrows' misses the mark," Nikkei Asian Review, January 19, 2014. "The Industry Origins of Japanese Economic Growth," with Koji Nomura, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 19, No. 4, December 2005, pp. 482-542. PowerPoint presentation to the International Conference on the Japanese Economy in the Last Quarter Century, Economic and Social Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan, June 25, 2007. "Information Technology and the Japanese Economy," with Kazuyuki Motohashi, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 19, No. 4, December 2005, pp. 460-481.

"Understanding the Knowledge Economy," presented as the Maddison Master Class at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, April 23, 2012. Bibliography for the Maddison Master Class. Tagesanzeiger Interview with Simon Schmidt. "Structural Change in Advanced Nations," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 113, Issue 1, March 2011,  (with Marcel P. Timmer), pp. 1-29. "Human Capital and the National Accounts," Survey of Current Business, Vol. 90, No. 6, June 2010, pp. 54-56. "Human Capital: Theory and Practice." Presentation to the OECD-Fondazione Agnelli Workshop on the Measurement of Human Capital, November 3, 2008.

"Australia and the Growth of the World Economy," 24th Colin Clark Memorial Lecture, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, July 8, 2014. "The Emergence of the New Economic Order: Economic Growth in the G7 and the G20," with Khuong Vu, Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 35, No. 3, May-June 2013, pp. 389-399 (Authors' version). “Economic Growth in the G7 and the G20,” Second World KLEMS Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 10, 2012. (Economic Growth in the G7 and the G20   Friday, August 10, 2012: Presentation.) "The Rise of Developing Asia and the New Economic Order," Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 33, Issue 5, September-October 2011, pp. 698-751, with Khuong Vu. PowerPoint presentation for the Shaw Foundation Distinguished Lecture, Singapore Management University, July 13, 2011. PowerPoint presentation (and video) for the Keynote Address to the Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum, August 22, 2011. "Latin America and the World Economy," in Mario Cimoli, Andre A. Hofman, and Nanno Mulder eds., Innovation and Economic Development, Northampton Massachusetts, Edward Elgar 2010, pp.19-43. PowerPoint presentation, Seminario Internacional, Fundacion BBVA – IVIE 2008, Buenos Aires, October 6, 2008. 

"A Retrospective Look at the U.S. Productivity Growth Resurgence," Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 22, No. 1, Winter 2008 (with Mun S. Ho and Kevin J. Stiroh), pp. 3-24. PowerPoint presentation for the Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2007. "Lean and unseen," The Economist, July 3, 2006.
"Economic Growth in Canada and the United States in the Information Age," Industry Canada monograph, Ottawa, Canada, May 2004. "Industry-level Productivity and International Competitiveness Between Canada and the United States," with Frank C. Lee, Industry Canada monograph, Ottawa, Canada, March 2001. "The Economic Impact of Information Technologies after the Financial Crisis," Keynote Lecture to the Annual Conference of the Association des Économistes Québécois, Gatineau, Québec, Canada, May 19, 2011. Interview with Jameson Berkow, The Financial Post, May 24, 2011.


Jorgenson receives Julius Shiskin Award for Contributions to Key Economic Measures. Powerpoint presentation for the Julius Shiskin Lecture, Washington Statistical Association, Washington, DC, December 8, 2010.


Jorgenson named Laureate of the World Congress of Economic Measurement (Program).


Jorgenson named to Thomson Scientific Hall of Laureates "for quantitative techniques and theory dealing with investments in information technology and economic growth, and for modeling techniques widely applied in econometrics".


Jorgenson receives Honorary Degree from Kansai University, January 14, 2009.


Jorgenson receives Honorary Degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 6, 2007. Press ReleaseCitation by Professor David Parker.


Jorgenson Receives Honorary Degree from the Stockholm School of Economics, June 1, 2007. Citation by Professor Mats Lundahl (Swedish). Response on Behalf of the Doctores Honoris Causa.


Jorgenson Receives Honorary Degree from The University of Rome, May 15, 2006 (press release). "Laudatio" by Professor Laura Castellucci (Italian). Interview by Rossella Bocciarelli,"È il capitale umano la risorsa più preziosa per rilanciare il'Italia,"Il Sole 24 Ore, May 16, 2006.


Jorgenson Receives Honorary Degree from Keio University, May 30, 2003 (Keio news release, June 16, 2003).


Jorgenson Named University Professor, Harvard University Gazette Article, October 2, 2002.