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Queen's University
 

Rethinking the Wealth of Nations

October 2006
Presentation [PDF 345KB

Daron AcemogluDaron Acemoglu, Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Professor Daron Acemoglu’s numerous awards include the American Economic Association’s John Bates Clark Medal, awarded in 2005, then given biennially to the most influential U.S. economists under the age of 40. It is widely expected that Prof. Acemoglu will earn a Nobel Prize in Economics in the near future.

Educated at the University of York and London School of Economics, Daron Acemoglu was recognized for having the best paper published in the Economic Journal in 1996. His work has been published in leading scholarly journals, including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal Economics and Review of Economic Studies. Daron Acemoglu is also the co-editor of Econometrica and of the National Bureau of Economic Research Macroeconomic Annual.

Daron Acemoglu's research covers a wide range of areas within economics, including political economy, economic development and growth, human capital theory, growth theory, innovation, search theory, network economics and learning.

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