David Autor

David Autor

David Autor is Ford Professor in the MIT Department of Economics. His scholarship explores the labor-market impacts of technological change and globalization on job polarization, skill demands, earnings levels and inequality, and electoral outcomes. 

Autor has received numerous awards for both his scholarship—the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, the Sherwin Rosen Prize for outstanding contributions in the field of Labor Economics, the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship—and for his teaching, including the MIT MacVicar Faculty Fellowship. 

His latest book is “The Work of the Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines”, 2022, Cambridge MIT Press (co-authored with David Mindell and Elisabeth Reynolds). 

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  • Organization
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Profession
    Professor of Economics
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17 December 2024
16:00 - 17:30 CET Geneva | 10:00-11:30 EST, New York | 23:00-00:30 CST, Beijing
David Autor (MIT), Janine Berg (ILO), Pawel Gmyrek (ILO)

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