Anton Korinek is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2007 after three years of work experience in the financial sector. He has also worked 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 international finance, macroeconomics, 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.
Dr. Korinek will speak at the "Restoring American Economic Dynamism" conference on November 28, 2017.