Remaking the post-COVID World - Damon Acemoglu
Daron Acemoglu is an Institute Professor at MIT and an elected fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, the Turkish Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association, and the Society of Labor Economists.
Daron Acemoglu’s areas of research include political economy, economic development and growth, human capital theory, growth theory, innovation, search theory, network economics and learning. His recent research focuses on the political, economic and social causes of differences in economic development across societies; the factors affecting the institutional and political evolution of nations; and how technology impacts growth and distribution of resources and is itself determined by economic and social incentives.
He is the author of five books, including New York Times bestseller Why Nations Fail: Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, Introduction to Modern Economic Growth, and The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty.