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Daron Acemoglu

Daron Acemoglu

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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 140 Citations 200,742 368 World Ranking 4 National Ranking 4

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2017 - Andrew Carnegie Fellow

2017 - William H. Riker Prize for Political Science For advancing the scientific study of politics by systematically linking formal and empirical inquiry into the enduring features of legal and representative institutions.

2016 - BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

2014 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2007 - Heinz I. Eulau Award, American Political Science Association (APSA)

2007 - Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, American Political Science Association (APSA)

2005 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

2005 - John Bates Clark Medal, the American Economic Association

Elected Fellow of the European Economic Association

The Science Academy Society of Turkey - Bilim Akademisi Economics

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Capitalism

His primary areas of study are Politics, Labour economics, Technical change, Property rights and Political economy. His Politics study combines topics in areas such as Institutional economics, Economic rent, Power, Incentive and Economic system. His Labour economics research focuses on subjects like Human capital, which are linked to Wage.

His Technical change study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Wage inequality, Emerging technologies and Subsidy. His research in Property rights intersects with topics in Colonialism, Enforcement, Capitalism and Monarchy. His work deals with themes such as Legislature, Elite, Democracy and Development economics, which intersect with Political economy.

His most cited work include:

  • The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation (6272 citations)
  • Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty (2798 citations)
  • REVERSAL OF FORTUNE: GEOGRAPHY AND INSTITUTIONS IN THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION* (2525 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Daron Acemoglu focuses on Politics, Labour economics, Political economy, Microeconomics and Democracy. Daron Acemoglu interconnects State, Institutional economics, Power, Property rights and Economic system in the investigation of issues within Politics. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Productivity, Technical change, Technological change and Unemployment.

His Technical change research includes elements of Wage inequality and Inequality. His Political economy research includes themes of Incentive, Development economics, Economic rent and Elite. Daron Acemoglu has researched Incentive in several fields, including Enforcement and Externality.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (34.43%)
  • Labour economics (31.46%)
  • Political economy (28.32%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Productivity (19.41%)
  • Labour economics (31.46%)
  • Wage share (7.02%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Daron Acemoglu mostly deals with Productivity, Labour economics, Wage share, Politics and Production. His Productivity research also works with subjects such as

  • Technological change which intersects with area such as Comparative advantage,
  • Inequality most often made with reference to Set,
  • Measures of national income and output most often made with reference to Labor demand. Daron Acemoglu has included themes like Capital, Information technology and Demographic change in his Labour economics study.

As part of one scientific family, he deals mainly with the area of Wage share, narrowing it down to issues related to the Capital accumulation, and often Emerging technologies. His Politics research integrates issues from Power, Competition, Political economy and State. His research investigates the link between Power and topics such as Civil society that cross with problems in CONTEST and Economic system.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets (297 citations)
  • Democracy Does Cause Growth (259 citations)
  • The Race between Man and Machine: Implications of Technology for Growth, Factor Shares, and Employment (215 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Capitalism

His primary scientific interests are in Productivity, Labour economics, Wage share, Automation and Capital accumulation. His Productivity research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Economic stagnation, Production, Labor demand and Industrial organization. The concepts of his Labour economics study are interwoven with issues in Population ageing, Investment, Robot and Negative relationship.

His biological study deals with issues like Emerging technologies, which deal with fields such as Wage and Unemployment. As part of his studies on Social mobility, Daron Acemoglu frequently links adjacent subjects like Politics. His Inequality research focuses on Economic system and how it relates to Incentive.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation

Daron Acemoglu;Simon Johnson;James A. Robinson.
The American Economic Review (2001)

15314 Citations

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

Daron Acemoglu;James A. Robinson.
(2012)

11919 Citations

Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth

Daron Acemoglu;Simon Johnson;James Arthur Robinson.
Research Papers in Economics (2004)

7078 Citations

Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

Daron Acemoglu;James A. Robinson.
(2005)

6915 Citations

REVERSAL OF FORTUNE: GEOGRAPHY AND INSTITUTIONS IN THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION*

Daron Acemoglu;Simon Johnson;James A. Robinson.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (2002)

6339 Citations

Introduction to economic growth

Daron Acemoglu.
Journal of Economic Theory (2012)

4398 Citations

Skills, Tasks and Technologies: Implications for Employment and Earnings

Daron Acemoglu;David Autor.
Handbook of Labor Economics (2011)

4229 Citations

Technical Change, Inequality, and the Labor Market

Daron Acemoglu.
Journal of Economic Literature (2002)

4228 Citations

Why Do New Technologies Complement Skills? Directed Technical Change and Wage Inequality

Daron Acemoglu.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1998)

2815 Citations

Distance to Frontier, Selection, and Economic Growth

Daron Acemoglu;Philippe Aghion;Fabrizio Zilibotti.
Journal of the European Economic Association (2006)

2502 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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