MIT and CEPR
Daron Acemoglu is Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has received a BA in economics at the University of York, 1989, M.Sc. in mathematical economics and econometrics at the London School of Economics, 1990, and Ph.D. in economics at the London School of Economics in 1992.
He is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association, and the Society of Labor Economists. He has received numerous awards and fellowships, including the inaugural T. W. Shultz Prize from the University of Chicago in 2004, and the inaugural Sherwin Rosen Award for outstanding contribution to labor economics in 2004, Distinguished Science Award from the Turkish Sciences Association in 2006, the John von Neumann Award, Rajk College, Budapest in 2007.
He was also awarded 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, and holds an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Utrecht.
His research interests include political economy, economic development and growth, human capital theory, growth theory, innovation, search theory, network economics and learning.
Articles by Daron Acemoglu:
Democracy and growth: New evidence
19 May 2014, 33724 reads
Political connections in turbulent times
25 February 2014, 11753 reads
Can democracy help with inequality?
7 February 2014, 17387 reads
Cuddly or cut-throat capitalism: Choosing models in a globalised world
21 November 2012, 38799 reads
How cooperation evolves: History, expectations, and leadership
13 June 2011, 17137 reads
The political limits to globalisation
7 March 2010, 23867 reads
Persistence of bad governments
28 February 2010, 16540 reads
How imposed institutional reforms can work
2 July 2009, 20447 reads
Modern economic growth
27 February 2009, 47256 reads
Economics and the crisis of 2008
12 January 2009, 14000 reads
Central bank independence: failures, successes and the “seesaw effect”
25 June 2008, 48081 reads
Democracy and the military
16 June 2008, 36901 reads