Anton Korinek

Associate Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Economics and Darden, University of Virginia

Anton is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia and Darden School of Business as well as a Research Associate at the NBER and a Research Fellow at the CEPR. He received his PhD from Columbia University in 2007 after several years of work experience in the IT and financial sector. He has also worked at Johns Hopkins and at the University of Maryland and has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University, the World Bank, the IMF, the BIS and numerous central banks.

His area of expertise is macroeconomics, international finance, and inequality. His most recent research investigates the effects of progress in automation and artificial intelligence for macroeconomic dynamics and inequality. Korinek also focuses on capital controls and macroprudential regulation as policy instruments to reduce the risk of financial crises. He investigates the global spillover effects of such policy measures as well as their implications for income inequality. He has won several fellowships and awards for this work, including from the Institute for New Economic Thinking.

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