News

Dale Jorgenson has passed away

Date: 27 June 2022

It was with deep sadness that we learned that Dale Jorgenson had died on 8 June 2022 at the age of 89. He was an intellectual giant whose contributions to economics were broad and deep. The World KLEMS Consortium would not have existed without Dale, who has been one of the leading scholars in developing the growth accounting tradition, and a driving force behind the World KLEMS' bi-annual conferences. John Fernald, Robert Inklaar, and Bart van Ark have written an obituary which can be read on the website of VoxEU.org.

Update 2022 Conference

Date: 11 June 2022

A preliminary program has been published. More information regarding hotel registration, conference registration, and conference deadlines can be found on the conference page.

Update 2022 Conference

Date: 25 April 2022

Papers have been selected to be presented at the next WorldKLEMS conference. We will follow up this week with final registration information. More information regarding hotel registration and conference deadlines can be found on the conference page.

Announcement next Conference

Date: 3 September 2021

The next WorldKLEMS conference is scheduled for 12-13 October 2022 in Manchester (UK). More information on this event will be posted on the webpage of the next conference.

Call for Papers

Date: 3 January 2018

The Fifth World KLEMS Conference will be held on June 4-5, 2018, at Harvard University. To submit a proposal for the Fifth World KLEMS Conference, please see the 'Call for Papers' document for submission instructions and more details on the conference. More information and call for papers will follow.

Announcement Fifth WORLD KLEMS Conference

Date: 3 November 2017

The Fifth World KLEMS Conference will be held on June 4-5, 2018 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The meeting will take place at the Harvard Kennedy School. More information and call for papers will follow.

Preliminary Program Fourth World Klems Conference

Date: 3 May 2016

More information on the fourth World KLEMS conference, held in Madrid on May 23-24, is now available. This includes the Preliminary Program as well as information about registration for the conference and accommodations.

Call for Papers

Date: 3 December 2015

The Fourth World KLEMS Conference will be held on May 23-24 in Madrid, Spain. To submit a proposal for the Madrid World KLEMS Conference, please see the 'Call for Papers' document for submission instructions and more details on the conference.

Third World Klems Conference and RIETI World KLEMS Symposium

Date: 3 August 2014

The Third World KLEMS Conference was successfully held in Tokyo, Japan, by the Research Institute for Economy, Trade, and Industry (RIETI), on May 19-20, 2014. The theme of the conference was Growth and Stagnation in the World Economy. The Conference was co-sponsored by Hitotsubashi and Gakushuin Universities. The Third World KLEMS Conference was followed by the RIETI World KLEMS Symposium on Growth Strategy after the World Financial Crisis. Tsutomu Miyagawa organized the RIETI World KLEMS Symposium. Support for the reception was provided by the Japan Productivity Center.

Preliminary Program Third World Klems Conference

Date: 3 March 2014

More information on the third World KLEMS conference, held in Tokyo on May 19-20, is now available. This includes the Preliminary Program as well as information about registration for the conference and accommodations.

Announcement Third WORLD KLEMS Conference

Date: 3 October 2013

The Third World KLEMS Conference will be held on May 19-20, 2014, in Tokyo, Japan, and will be hosted by the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI). The conference will give special attention to KLEMS research in Asia, focusing on recent developments in China, India, Japan, Korea and other Asian countries participating in the World KLEMS Initiative. More information and call for papers will follow.

Photo Gallery of the First WORLD KLEMS Conference at the Harvard University

Date: 3 September 2010

A new addition is posted on the Worldklems website: a Photo Gallery of the First WORLD KLEMS Conference, which was held August 19-20, 2010 at the Harvard University.

Preliminary Program of the First WORLD KLEMS Conference

Date: 3 August 2010

Preliminary Program with papers and presentations.

Announcement by Dale W. Jorgenson of the First WORLD KLEMS Conference at the Harvard University

Date: 3 June 2010

The First WORLD KLEMS Conference will be held from August 19-20, 2010. The conference will take place at the Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. The organizing committee includes Dale Jorgenson of Harvard, Marcel Timmer of the University of Groningen and Bart van Ark of the Conference Board and the University of Groningen