Daron Acemoglu

Daron Acemoglu, PhD

17 Interviews

Daron Acemoglu's Interviews

Steve Levitt & Daron Acemoglu 03 Feb 2024 • EN

124. Daron Acemoglu on Economics, Politics, and Power

Economist Daron Acemoglu likes to tackle big questions. He tells Steve how colonialism still affects us today, who benefits from new technology, and why democracy wasn’t always a sure thing.  SOURCE:Daron Acemoglu, professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  RESOURCES:Power and Progress: Our T

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Jeremiah Johnson & Daron Acemoglu + Simon Johnson 12 Jun 2023 • EN

Who Controls our Technology? ft. Daron Acemoğlu & Simon Johnson

Technological progress is the ultimate driver of economic progress, but do we need to think about who controls the direction of technological development? Daron Acemoğlu & Simon Johnson join the podcast to discuss their new book Power and Progress, where they argue that without guidance, new technology does not necessa

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Bethany McLean + Luigi Zingales & Daron Acemoglu 18 May 2023 • EN

Is Technological Progress Good For Everyone? With Daron Acemoglu

In his new book, "Power and Progress: Our 1000-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity", renowned MIT Professor of Economics Daron Acemoglu (with co-author Simon Johnson) argues that the benefits from technological progress are shaped by the distribution of power in society.  In this episode, Acemoglu joins Bethan

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Bradford McArthur & Daron Acemoglu 01 Nov 2021 • EN

Author of Why Nations Fail: Daron Acemoglu - Ep. 035

Lyn Alden on the Petro-Dollar: https://youtu.be/sTKObw_-OBY Keith Dicker explains why the US Dollar is King: https://youtu.be/gLmoJYqZuks Jim Rogers on the Rise of China: https://youtu.be/SfLaJtXfx3w Paul Kingsnorth critiques Neo-liberalism: https://youtu.be/HJViqeBovvQ First Interview with Simon Mikhailovich: https://

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Anna Bernasek + Michael Chui & Daron Acemoglu 14 Jul 2021 • EN

Forward Thinking on technology and political economy with Daron Acemoglu

In this episode of the McKinsey Global Institute’s Forward Thinking podcast, hosts Michael Chui and Anna Bernasek speak with Daron Acemoglu. Daron is a professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a coauthor (with James A. Robinson) of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and

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Luis Garicano & Daron Acemoglu 17 May 2020 • EN

#6 | Trust in institutions | Daron Acemoglu

In this new episode of #CapitalismAfterCoronavirus I talk with Daron Acemoglu, professor of economics at the Massachussets Institute of Technology (USA), Ph.D in the The London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE and one of the 10 most cited economists in History. We talk about the rise of populism and the

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