Ufuk Akcigit

Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

Ufuk Akcigit is a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. As a macroeconomist, his research centers on economic growth, productivity, firm dynamics and economics of innovation. Akcigit was an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania from 2009 to 2015, and at the University of Chicago from 2015 to 2018. From 2018 to 2019, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Chicago. In addition, he serves as a Faculty Research Fellow in the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Affiliate in the Center for Economic Policy Research, and a Distinguished Research Fellow at Koc University.

Akcigit received his BSc in economics from Koc University in Istanbul. He then went on to earn his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2009.

Personal Website: http://www.ufukakcigit.com

          

CEPR Policy Research

Events

  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey