John A. Hogan Distinguished Lecture by Daron Acemoglu of MIT

04/26/2018 - 4:00pm

John A. Hogan Distinguished Lecture by Daron Acemoglu of MIT
Thursday, April 26, 2018
4 p.m. Lecture, Reception immediately following 
Huddleston Ballroom

This year’s John A. Hogan Distinguished Lecture will be given by Daron Acemoglu of MIT who will present

“Robotics, AI and the Future of Work”

About the Speaker:

Daron Acemoglu is the Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics at MIT and the 2005 recipient of the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal.  Dr. Acemoglu is the author of several books including Why Nations Fail, Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy, and Introduction to Modern Economic Growth.  He has published extensively on a wide range of topics and is the most cited economist of the past 10 years according to IDEAS/REPEC.  In a 2011 survey of economists, he was ranked third (behind Paul Krugman and Greg Mankiw) on the list of “Favorite Living Economists under Age 60.”  Learn more about Professor Acemoglu at http://economics.mit.edu/faculty/acemoglu.

Questions? Contact Karen Conway at karen.conway@unh.edu.