Daron Acemoglu is the Killian Professor of Economics at MIT. In 2005 he received the John Bates Clark Medal awarded to economists under forty judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.

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Our Thousand-Year Struggle over Technology and Prosperity

Video | May 17, 2023

How is technology reshaping our society, and what can we do to make sure these changes are positive for more than a minority?

The Future of Work | Meaningful Integration or Jobless Future?

with Daron Acemoglu and William Janeway

Event Webinar | Dec 2, 2020

The central challenge confronting us in the future of work is this: can we create a future where work exists for all who need one with fair rewards, or will we end up on the path of increasing displacement, leaving workers vulnerable, dispensable, and miserable?

Why We Need to Think of AI as a Platform

Video | May 22, 2019

Artificial intelligence doesn’t have to be a job killer—if we use it right