Workshop Doctor Honoris causa : Daron Acemoglu
About Daron Acemoglu
Daron Acemoglu received a PhD in economics at the London School of Economics in 1992. He is the Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
His 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.
He is a member of the National Academy of Science. Among many prestigious awards and prizes, he recieved the John Bates Clark Medal in 2005, given every two years to the best economist in the United States under the age of 40 by the American Economic Association.
Daron Acemoglu is the author of four books and more than 150 scientific articles published in leading scholarly journals He has also been the editor in chief of Econometrica from 2011 to 2015.
About the workshop
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