Anton Korinek

Nonresident Fellow at Brookings Institution, Research Associate at National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER), Professor, Department of Economics and Darden School of Business at University Of Virginia

Anton Korinek is a Professor at the Department of Economics and at the Darden School of Business of the University of Virginia. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR, a Nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Research Associate at the NBER, the Economics Lead at the Centre for the Governance of AI (GovAI), a Senior Advisor at the Partnership on AI, and an editor of the Oxford Handbook of AI Governance.

Professor Korinek’s current research analyzes the implications of Artificial Intelligence for inequality and for the future of our economy and society. He has also investigated the mechanics of financial crises and developed policy measures to prevent future crises as well as an influential framework for capital flow regulation in emerging economies. His research has been published in top journals including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Public Economics. It has also been cited on Bloomberg, in the Economist and in the Wall Street Journal. He has won several fellowships and awards for this work, including from the Institute for New Economic Thinking, the Hewlett Foundation, and the Long-term Future Fund.

Anton Korinek studied economics, math and law at the University of Vienna and worked for several years at the intersection of IT and finance. After earning his PhD in economics from Columbia University in 2007, he held positions at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University and was a visiting scholar at Harvard University, the Bank for International Settlements, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, as well as a frequent visitor to central banks and companies, where he has given lectures and courses.