Missing Einsteins

Throughout 2015, Alex Bell et al. have been presenting their new working-paper, ‘The Lifecycle of Inventors.’  I’ve seen Chetty present it at the NBER Summer Institute, and it’s on the program for AEA 2016.  I can’t find a version anywhere yet, but you can see a very small part of their results in this talk by Chetty, around 49:50.  I think this paper will be huge.

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