Guillaume Vandenbroucke

Assistant Professor of Economics

Contact Information
E-mail: vandenbr@email.usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-2108
Office: KAP 330C

Personal Website


  • M.A. Economics, University of Rochester, 2002
  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Rochester, 2004

  • Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

    Tenure Track Appointments
    • Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, 07/2011-  
    • Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Iowa, 08/2008-05/2011  
    • Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, 09/2004-07/2008  

    Visiting and Temporary Appointments
    • Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis, 2010-2012  
    • Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 07/01/2007-07/31/2008  

    Description of Research

    Research Keywords
    Research Specialties
    Growth, Schooling and Human Capital, Fertility


    Book Chapter
    • Vandenbroucke, G., Greenwood, J. (2008). Hours Worked: Long-run Trends. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics.

    Journal Article
    • Restuccia, D., Vandenbroucke, G. (2013). "The Evolution of Education: A Macroeconomic Analysis". International Economic Review. Vol. 54 (3)
    • Restuccia, D., Vandenbroucke, G. (2013). "A Century of Human Capital and Hours". Economic Inquiry. Vol. 51 (3)
    • Vandenbroucke, G. (2013). "Fertility and Wars: The Case of World War I in France". American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.
    • Dekle, R., Vandenbroucke, G. (2012). "A Quantitative Analysis of China's Structural Transformation". Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. Vol. 36 (1)
    • Dekle, R., Vandenbroucke, G. (2010). "Whither Chinese Growth? A Sectoral Growth Accounting Approach". Review of Development Economics. Vol. 14 (3)
    • Vandenbroucke, G. (2009). "Trends in Hours: The U.S. from 1900 to 1950". Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. Vol. 33 (1)
    • Vandenbroucke, G. (2008). "The American Frontier: Technology versus Immigration". Review of Economic Dynamics. Vol. 11 (2)
    • Vandenbroucke, G. (2008). "The U.S. Westward Expansion". International Economic Review. Vol. 49 (1)
    • Vandenbroucke, G., Greenwood, J., Seshadri, A. (2005). The Baby Boom and Baby Bust. The American Economic Review. Vol. 95 (1)

    Honors and Awards

    • P.E.T.E. (Professional Excellence in the Training of Economists), University of Iowa, 2010-2011   
    • Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review, 2009, 2008-2009   

    Service to the Profession

    Editorships and Editorial Boards
    • Associate Editor, Journal of Economics Dynamics and Control, 2013-  

  • University of Southern California
  • Department of Economics
  • Phone: (213) 740-8335
  • Department Chair: Geert Ridder (213) 740-7432