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Staff Biography

[Photo: Jeremiah DITTMAR] Professor Jeremiah DITTMAR
Associate - Growth, Trade
Tel:  0203 486 2881
Email: J.E.Dittmar@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.22  

Curriculum Vitae PDF 

Expertise: Technology diffusion, economic growth, political economy, economic history.


Jeremiah Dittmar is a Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics. His research centres on technology diffusion, economic growth, political economy, and economic history.


  • PhD in Economics - University of California at Berkeley
  • MSc in Economic History - London School of Economics
  • BA in Literature - Swarthmore College


  • Deutsche Bank Member, Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ) 2012-2013

Selected Publications:

CEP Publications:

  • Reallocation and Secularization: The Economic Consequences of the Protestant Reformation
    Davide Cantoni, Jeremiah Dittmar, Noam Yuchtman, May 2017
    Paper No' CEPDP1483: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • State Capacity and Public Goods: Institutional change, Human Capital and Growth in Early Modern Germany
    Jeremiah Dittmar, Ralph R. Meisenzahl, March 2016
    Paper No' CEPDP1418: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Media, Markets and Institutional Change: Evidence from the Protestant Reformation
    Jeremiah Dittmar, Skipper Seabold, August 2015
    Paper No' CEPDP1367: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • New Media, Competition and Growth: European Cities After Gutenberg
    Jeremiah Dittmar, August 2015
    Paper No' CEPDP1365: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)