Publications

Daron Acemoglu holding his book, The Narrow Corridor

Political Economy

War, Socialism and the Rise of Fascism: An Empirical Exploration

forthcoming, The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Daron Acemoglu, Giuseppe De Feo, Giacomo De Luca, Gianluca Russo
November 2021
Industrial Organization, Political Economy

Harms of AI

forthcoming, Oxford Handbook of AI Governance
Daron Acemoglu
August 2021
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Industrial Organization, Political Economy

Too Much Data: Prices and Inefficiencies in Data Markets

forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Micro
Daron Acemoglu, Ali Makhdoumi, Azarakhsh Malekian, Asu Ozdaglar
January 2021
Operations Research
Economic Theory, Health Economics

Testing, Voluntary Social Distancing and the Spread of an Infection

forthcoming, Operations Research
Daron Acemoglu, Ali Makhdoumi, Azarakhsh Malekian, Asu Ozdaglar
June 2020

Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

The Rise of Age-Friendly Jobs

The Journal of the Economics of Aging, 23(2022), pp. 1-13
Daron Acemoglu, Nicolaj Søndergaard Mühlbach, Andrew J. Scott
September 2022
Econometrica
Economic Theory

Learning From Reviews: The Selection Effect and the Speed of Learning

Econometrica 90(6), pp. 2857–2899
Daron Acemoglu, Ali Makhdoumi, Azarakhsh Malekian, Asu Ozdaglar
November 2022
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Tasks, Automation and the Rise in US Wage Inequality

Econometrica, 90(5), pp. 1973–2016.
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
September 2022
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Macroeconomics

Radical and Incremental Innovation: The Roles of Firms, Managers and Innovators

American Economic Review, 14(3): 199–249.
Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit, Murat Alp Celik
July 2022
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Labor Economics

Forward to the Handbook of Turkish Politics

Prepared for the Oxford Handbook of Turkish Politics, Güneş Murat Tezcür, ed., Oxford University Press, pp. 1-9.
Daron Acemoglu
April 2022
Labor Economics

Artificial Intelligence and Jobs - Evidence from Online Vacancies

Journal of Labor Economics, 40(S1), pp. S293-S340.
Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, Jonathon Hazell, Pascual Restrepo
April 2022
Annual Review of Political Science
Political Economy

Non-Modernization: Power-Culture Trajectories and the Dynamics of Political Institutions

Annual Review of Political Science, 25: pp. 323-339
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
February 2022
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Political Economy

Obedience in the Labor Market and Social Mobility: A Socio-Economic Approach

Economica, 89, S2–S37
Daron Acemoglu
January 2022
NBER Macroeconomics Annual
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Converging to Converge: A Comment

Published in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2021, v. 36, pp 425-442. University of Chicago Press
Daron Acemoglu, Carlos Molina
January 2022
American Economic Review
Health Economics, Macroeconomics

Optimal Targeted Lockdowns in a Multi-Group SIR Model

American Economic Review: Insights 3(4), pp. 487-502.
Daron Acemoglu, Victor Chernozhukov, Iván Werning, Michael D. Whinston
December 2021
Mathematics and Financial Economics
Economic Theory, Financial Economics

Systemic Credit Freezes in Financial Lending Networks

Mathematics and Financial Economics, 15, pp. 185–232.
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar, James Siderius, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi
July 2021
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Demographics and Automation

The Review of Economic Studies, 89(1), pp. 1-44
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
June 2021
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Political Economy

A Theory of Equality Before the Law

The Economic Journal, 131(636), 1429-1465
Daron Acemoglu, Alexander Wolitzky
May 2021
Journal of Comparative Economics
Political Economy

The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization

Journal of Comparative Economics, 48(4), pp. 749-778.
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson, Ragnar Torvik
December 2020
Turkish Economy at the Crossroads
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

High-Quality Versus Low-Quality Growth in Turkey - Causes and Consequences

Published in Turkish Economy at the Crossroads
Daron Acemoglu, Murat Üçer
November 2020
The Handbook of Historical Economics
Political Economy

Institutional Change and Institutional Persistence

The Handbook of Historical Economics (2020), Alberto Bisin and Giovanni Federico, eds., El Sevier, pp. 365-389
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
September 2020
Review of Economic Studies
Political Economy

Population and Conflict

The Review of Economic Studies, (87)4, pp. 1565–1604.
Daron Acemoglu, Leopoldo Fergusson, Simon Johnson
July 2020
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Political Economy

The Perils of High Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 12(3), pp. 1-43
Daron Acemoglu, Leopoldo Fergusson, James Robinson, Dario Romero, Juan F. Vargask
August 2020
Journal of Political Economy
Development Economics, Political Economy

Trust in State and Non-State Actors: Evidence from Dispute Resolution in Pakistan

Journal of Political Economy, 128(8), pp. 3090-3147.
Daron Acemoglu, Ali Cheema, Asim I. Khwaja, James A. Robinson
August 2020
Labor Economics

Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets

Journal of Political Economy, 128(6), pp. 2188–2244
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
June 2020
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Labor Economics

Competing with Robots: Firm-Level Evidence from France

AEA Papers and Proceedings, Volume 110, pp. 383-88
Daron Acemoglu, Claire LeLarge, Pascual Restrepo
May 2020
Labor Economics

Unpacking Skill Bias: Automation and New Tasks

AEA Papers and Proceedings, Volume 110, pp. 356-61.
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
May 2020
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Economic Theory, Political Economy

Sustaining Cooperation: Community Enforcement Versus Specialized Enforcement

Journal of the European Economic Association, 18(2),1078–1122
Daron Acemoglu, Alexander Wolitzky
April 2020
The Review of Economic Studies
Political Economy

Weak States: Causes and Consequences of the Sicilian Mafia

The Review of Economic Studies, 87(2), pp. 537–581
Daron Acemoglu, Giuseppe De Feo, Giacomo De Luca
March 2020
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Does the US Tax Code Favor Automation?

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 2020(1), 231-300
Daron Acemoglu,rea Mandera, Pascual Restrepo
March 2020
Econometrica
Labor Economics

Endogenous Production Networks

Econometrica, 88(1), pp. 33–82.
Daron Acemoglu, Pablo D. Azar
January 2020
The Economics of Artificial Intelligence: An Agenda
Labor Economics

Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and Work

Published in The Economics of Artificial Intelligence: An Agenda
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
December 2019
Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society
Labor Economics

The Wrong Kind of AI? Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Labor Demand

Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
November 2019
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Automation and New Tasks: How Technology Displaces and Reinstates Labor

Journal of Economic Perspectives, 33(2), pp. 3-30.
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
May 2019
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Democracy Does Cause Growth

Journal of Political Economy, 127(1), pp. 47-100
Daron Acemoglu, Suresh Naidu, Pascual Restrepo, James A. Robinson
February 2019
American Economic Review
Macroeconomics

Innovation, Reallocation and Growth

American Economic Review, 108(11), pp. 3450–3491
Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit, Nicholas Bloom, William Kerr
November 2018
Journal of Human Capital
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Low-Skill and High-Skill Automation

Journal of Human Capital, 12(2), pp. 204-232
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
August 2018
Operations Research
Economic Theory

Informational Braess Paradox: The Effect of Information on Traffic Congestion

Operations Research, 66(4), pp. 893-1188
Daron Acemoglu, Ali Makhdoumi, Azarakhsh Malekian, Asuman Ozdaglar
August 2018
American Economic Review
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

The Race Between Man and Machine: Implications of Technology for Growth, Factor Shares and Employment

American Economic Review, 108(6), pp. 1488–1542
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
June 2018
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Modeling Automation

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, 108, pp. 48-53
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
May 2018
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Political Economy

Social Mobility and Stability of Democracy: Reevaluating De Tocqueville

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 133(2), pp. 1041–1105
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
May 2018
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Financial Economics, Political Economy

The Power of the Street: Evidence from Egypt's Arab Spring

Review of Financial Studies, 31(1), pp. 1-42
Daron Acemoglu, Tarek A. Hassan, Ahmed Tahoun
January 2018
Journal of Political Economy
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World

Journal of Political Economy, 125(5), pp. 1245-1303
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson, Thierry Verdier
August 2017
Games and Economic Behavior
Economic Theory

Privacy-Constrained Network Formation

Games and Economic Behavior, 105(2017), pp. 255–275
Daron Acemoglu, Ali Makhdoumi, Azarakhsh Malekian, Asuman Ozdaglar
August 2017
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Secular Stagnation? The Effect of Aging on Economic Growth in the Age of Automation

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, 107(5), pp. 174-79
Daron Acemoglu, Pascual Restrepo
May 2017
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Economic Theory, Political Economy

Social Norms and the Enforcement of Laws

Journal of the European Economic Association, 15(2), pp. 245-295
Daron Acemoglu, Matthew O. Jackson
April 2017
American Economic Review
Macroeconomics

Microeconomic Origins of Macroeconomic Tail Risks

American Economic Review, 107(1), pp. 54–108
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi
January 2017
Economic History of Warfare and State Formation
Political Economy

Paths to Inclusive Political Institutions

Published in Economic History of Warfare and State Formation
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
December 2016
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

Innovation Network

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(41), pp. 11483–11488
Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit, William Kerr
October 2016
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Economic Theory

Network Security and Contagion

Journal of Economic Theory, 166 (2016), pp. 536–585
Daron Acemoglu, Azarakhsh Malekian, Asuman Ozdaglar
October 2016
Financial Economics, Political Economy

The Value of Connections in Turbulent Times: Evidence from the United States

Journal of Financial Economics, 121(2), pp, 368-391
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, Amir Kermani, James Kwak, Todd Mitton
August 2016
Macroeconomics

Networks and the Macroeconomy: An Empirical Exploration

Published in NBER Macroeconomics Annual
Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit, William Kerr
July 2016
Handbook of Network Economics
Economic Theory, Financial Economics, Macroeconomics

Networks, Shocks, and Systemic Risk

Handbook of Network Economics
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi
June 2016
American Economic Review
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the 19th Century

American Economic Review, 106(5), pp. 61-67
Daron Acemoglu, Jacob Moscona, James A. Robinson
May 2016
Environmental Economics, Macroeconomics

Transition to Clean Technology

Journal of Political Economy, 124(1), pp. 52-104
Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit, Douglas Hanley, William Kerr
February 2016
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Economic Theory

Fragility of Asymptotic Agreement under Bayesian Learning

Theoretical Economics, 11, 187-227
Daron Acemoglu, Victor Chernozkukov, Muhamet Yildiz
February 2015
International Economics, Labor Economics

Import Competition and the Great US Employment Sag of the 2000s

Journal of Labor Economics, 34(S1), pp. S141-S198
Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson, Brendan Price
January 2016
The Search for Europe: Contrasting Approaches
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

The Ups and Downs of Turkish Growth, 2002-2015: Political Dynamics, the European Union and the Institutional Slide

Published in The Search for Europe: Contrasting Approaches BBVA OpenMind Press
Daron Acemoglu, Murat Ucer
January 2016
Political Economy

The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism

Journal of Economic Perspectives, 29(1), pp. 3–28
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
December 2015
Journal of Political Economy
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Political Economy in a Changing World

Journal of Political Economy, 123(5), pp. 1038-1086
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
October 2015
Development Economics, Political Economy

State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach

American Economic Review 105(8), pp. 2364-2409
Daron Acemoglu, Camilo Garcia-Jimeno , James A. Robinson
July 2015
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International Economics, Macroeconomics

Offshoring and Directed Technical Change

American Economic Journal: Macro, 7(3), pp. 84–12
Daron Acemoglu, Gino Gancia, Fabrizio Zilibotti
July 2015
Journal of Political Economy
Economic Theory, Macroeconomics

Robust Comparative Statics in Large Dynamic Economies

Journal of Political Economy, 123(3), pp. 587-640
Daron Acemoglu, Martin Kaae Jensen
June 2015
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Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

Innovation by Entrants and Incumbents

Journal of Economic Theory, 157, pp. 255–294
Daron Acemoglu, Dan Cao
May 2015
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Macroeconomics

Localised and Biased Technologies: Atkinson and Stiglitz's New View, Induced Innovations, and Directed Technological Change

Economic Journal, 125(583), pp. 443–463
Daron Acemoglu
March 2015
American Economic Review
Economic Theory, Financial Economics, Macroeconomics

Systemic Risk and Stability in Financial Networks

American Economic Review, 105(2), pp. 564–60
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi
February 2015
Journal of Political Economy
Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

History, Expectations, and Leadership in the Evolution of Social Norms

The Review of Economic Studies, 82(1), pp. 1-34
Daron Acemoglu, Matthew O. Jackson
January 2015
Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Disease and Development - A Reply to Bloom, Canning and Fink

Journal of Political Economy, 122(6), pp. 1367-1375
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson
December 2014
Handbook of Income Distribution, Volume 2
Political Economy

Democracy, Redistribution and Inequality

Handbook of Income Distribution, Volume 2, pp. 1885-1966
Daron Acemoglu, Suresh Naidu, Pascual Restrepo, James A. Robinson
December 2014
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Economic Theory, Macroeconomics

Search with Multi-Worker Firms

Theoretical Economics, 9(3), pp. 583–628
Daron Acemoglu, William Hawkins
September 2014
Development Economics, Political Economy

Chiefs: Economic Developement and Elite Control of Civil Soceity in Sierra Leone

Journal of Political Economy, 122 (2), pp. 319-36
Daron Acemoglu, Tristan Reed, James A. Robinson
April 2014
American Economic Review
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Cycles of Conflict: An Economic Model

American Economic Review, 104(4), 1350-67.
Daron Acemoglu, Alexander Wolitzky
April 2014
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Institutions, Human Capital and Development

Annual Reviews of Economics, 6, pp. 875–912
Daron Acemoglu, Francisco A. Gallego, James A. Robinson
January 2014
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Return of the Solow Paradox: IT, Productivity, and Employment in US Manufacturing

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, 104(5), pp. 394–399.
Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson, Brendan Price
January 2014
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Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Equalizing Superstars: The Internet and the Democratization of Education

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, 104(5), pp. 523–527
Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson, John A. List
January 2014
In 100 Years: Leading Economists Predict the Future
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

The World Our Grandchildren Will Inherit: The Rights Revolution and Beyond

Published in: "In 100 Years: Leading Economists Predict the Future"
Daron Acemoglu
January 2014
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Economic Theory

Dynamics of Information Exchange in Endogenous Social Networks

Theoretical Economics, Theoretical Economics, 9(1), 2014, pp. 41-97
Daron Acemoglu, Kostas Bimpikis, Asuman Ozdaglar
January 2014
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Public Economics

Income and Health Spending: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks

Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(4), pp. 1079-1095
Daron Acemoglu, Amy Finkelstein, Matthew J. Notowidigdo
October 2013
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Economic Theory

Aggregate Comparative Statics

Games and Economic Behavior, 81(2013), 27-49
Daron Acemoglu, Martin Kaae Jensen
September 2013
Review of Economic Studies

Sources

Online Appendix
Political Economy

Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?

The Review of Economic Studies, 80 (3), pp. 845-87
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson, Ragnar Torvik
July 2013
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Political Economy

Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice

Journal of Economic Perspectives, 27(2), pp. 173-192
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
May 2013
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Political Economy

A Political Theory of Populism

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128(2), pp. 771-805.
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
May 2013
Mathematics of Operations Research
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Opinion Fluctuations and Disagreement in Social Networks

Mathematics of Operations Research, 38(1), pp. 1-27
Daron Acemoglu, Giacomo Como, Fabio Fagnani, Asuman Ozdaglar
February 2013
Development Economics, Political Economy

The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from Colombia

Journal of the European Economic Association, 11(s1), pp 5–44
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson, Rafael J. Santos-Villagran
January 2013
American Economic Review

Sources

Online Appendix
Political Economy

The Consequences of Radical Reform - The French Revolution

American Economic Review, 101(7), pp. 3286–3307
Daron Acemoglu, Davide Cantoni, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson
December 2012
Political Economy

Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia

Journal of Comparative Economics, 40(4), pp. 534-564
Daron Acemoglu, Camilo Garcia-Jimeno , James A. Robinson
November 2012
The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited
Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

Diversity and Technological Progress

Published in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited
Daron Acemoglu
December 2012
Political Economy

The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Reply

American Economic Review, 102(6), pp. 3077–3110
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson
October 2012
Macroeconomics

The Network Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations

Econometrica, 80(5), pp. 1977-2016
Daron Acemoglu, Vasco M. Carvalho, Asuman Ozdaglar, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi
September 2012
Political Economy

Social Structure and Development - A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 126(2), pp. 895-946
Daron Acemoglu, Tarek A. Hassan, James A. Robinson
August 2012
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Economic Theory, Political Economy

What Does Human Capital Do? A Review of Goldin and Katz's The Race between Education and Technology

Journal of Economic Literature, 50(2), pp. 426–463
Daron Acemoglu, David Autor
June 2012
American Economic Review
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Dynamics and Stability of Constitutions, Coalitions, and Clubs

American Economic Review, 102(4), pp. 1446–1476
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
June 2012
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Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

Competing Engines of Growth: Innovation and Standardization

Journal of Economic Theory, 147(2), pp. 570–601
Daron Acemoglu, Gino Gancia, Fabrizio Zilibotti
March 2012
American Economic Review
Environmental Economics, Macroeconomics

The Environment and Directed Technical Change

American Economic Review, 102(1), pp. 131–166
Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, Leonardo Bursztyn, David Hemous
February 2012
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 127 (1), pp. 283-331
Daron Acemoglu, Michael Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski, Pierre Yared
February 2012
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Sources

Online Appendix
Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

Intellectual Property Rights Policy, Competition and Innovation

Journal of the European Economic Association, 10(1), pp. 1-4
Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit
February 2012
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(4)
Economic Theory, Political Economy

A Political Model of Social Evolution

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108 (supplement 4), pp. 21292–21296
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
December 2011
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Macroeconomics, Political Economy, Public Economics

Political Economy of Ramsey Taxation

Journal of Public Economics, 95(7-8), pp. 467-475
Daron Acemoglu, Michael Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski
August 2011
Handbook of Labor Economics 4(B)
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Skills, Tasks and Technologies: Implications for Employment and Earnings

Handbook of Labor Economics, 4(B), pp. 1043-1171
Daron Acemoglu, David Autor
June 2011
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Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Power Fluctuations and Political Economy

Journal of Economic Theory, 146(3), pp. 1009–1041
Daron Acemoglu, Michael Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski
May 2011
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Political Economy

Persistence of Civil Wars

Journal of the European Economic Association, 8(2-3), pp. 664-676
Daron Acemoglu, Davide Ticchi,rea Vindigni
April 2011
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Political Economy

Emergence and Persistence of Inefficient States

Journal of European Economic Association, 9(2), pp. 177-208
Daron Acemoglu, Davide Ticchi,rea Vindigni
April 2011
Review of Economic Studies
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Bayesian Learning in Social Networks

The Review of Economic Studies, 78(4), pp.1201-1236
Daron Acemoglu, Munzer A. Dahleh, Ilan Lobel, Asuman Ozdaglar
March 2011
Economic Theory, Political Economy

The Economics of Labor Coercion

Econometrica, 79(2), 555-600
Daron Acemoglu, Alexander Wolitzky
March 2011
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Economic Theory, Industrial Organization

Experimentation, Patents and Innovation

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 3(1), pp. 37-77
Daron Acemoglu, Kostas Bimpikis, Asuman Ozdaglar
February 2011
Journal of Political Economy
Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

When Does Labor Scarcity Encourage Innovation?

Journal of Political Economy, 118(6), pp. 1037-1078.
Daron Acemoglu
December 2010
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Economic Theory, Political Economy

Spread of (Mis)Information in Social Networks

Games and Economic Behavior, 70(2), pp. 194-227
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar, Ali ParandehGheibi
November 2010
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Political Selection and Persistence of Bad Governments

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 125(4), pp. 1511-1576
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
November 2010
Dynamic Games and Applications
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Opinion Dynamics and Learning in Social Networks

Dynamic Games and Applications, 1(1), pp. 3-49
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar
October 2010
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Industrial Organization

Vertical Integration and Technology: Theory and Evidence

Journal of European Economic Association, 8(5), pp. 989-1033
Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, Rachel Griffith, Fabrizio Zilibotti
September 2010
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Development Economics, Political Economy

Theory, General Equilibrium, Political Economy and Empirics in Development Economics

Journal of Economic Perspectives, 24(3), pp. 17-32
Daron Acemoglu
August 2010
Review of Economic Studies
Macroeconomics, Political Economy, Public Economics

Dynamic Mirrlees Taxation Under Political Economy Constraints

The Review of Economic Studies, 77(3), pp. 841-881
Daron Acemoglu, Michael Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski
July 2010
Economic History of Developing Regions 25(1)
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Why is Africa Poor?

Economic History of Developing Regions, 25(1), pp. 21-50
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
June 2010
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Political Economy

Institutions, Factor Prices and Taxation: Virtues of Strong States?

American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, 100(2), pp. 115-119
Daron Acemoglu
May 2010
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International Economics, Political Economy

Political Limits to Globalization

American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, 100(2), pp. 83-88
Daron Acemoglu, Pierre Yared
May 2010
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Political Economy

A Theory of Military Dictatorships

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2(1), pp. 1-42
Daron Acemoglu, Davide Ticchi,rea Vindigni
January 2010
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Political Economy

Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis

Journal of Monetary Economics, 56(8), pp. 1043–1058
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson, Pierre Yared
November 2009
Political Economy

Foundations of Societal Inequality

Science, October 2009, 326(5953), pp. 678-679
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
October 2009
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Economic Theory

Price and Capacity Competition

Games and Economic Behavior, 66 (2009), pp. 1–26
Daron Acemoglu, Kostas Bimpikis, Asuman Ozdaglar
May 2009
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Political Economy

Do Juntas Lead to Personal Rule?

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, 99, pp. 298-303
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
May 2009
Journal of Political Economy
Health Economics, Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

Input and Technology Choices in Regulated Industries - Evidence from the Health Care Sector

Journal of Political Economy, 116(5) pp. 837–88
Daron Acemoglu, Amy Finkelstein
October 2008
Journal of Law, Economics and Organization
Industrial Organization, Political Economy

Incentives in Markets, Firms and Government

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization 24(2), pp. 273-306
Daron Acemoglu, Michael Kremer, Atif Mian
October 2008
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Financial Economics, Industrial Organization, Political Economy

Determinants of Vertical Integration: Financial Development and Contracting Costs

The Journal of Finance, 63(3), pp. 1251-1290
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, Todd Mitton
June 2008
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Income and Democracy

American Economic Review, 98(3), pp. 808-42
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson, Pierre Yared
June 2008
Institutions and Economic Performance
Development Economics, Political Economy

Economic and Political Inequality in Development: The Case of Cundinamarca, Colombia

Published in Institutions and Economic Performance
Daron Acemoglu, Maria Angelica Bautista, Pablo Querubin, James A. Robinson
June 2008
Journal of Political Economy

Capital Deepening and Nonbalanced Economic Growth

Journal of Political Economy, 116(3), pp. 467-498
Daron Acemoglu, Veronica Guerrieri
June 2008
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

When Does Policy Reform Work - The Case of Central Bank Independence

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2008(1), pp. 351-418
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, Pablo Querubin, James A. Robinson
May 2008
Mathematics of Operations Research
Economic Theory

Local Indices for Degenerate Variational Inequalities

Mathematics of Operations Research, 33(2), pp. 291-300
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar, Alp Simsek
May 2008
Econometrica
Economic Theory, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Political Economy of Mechanisms

Econometrica, 76(3), pp. 619-641
Daron Acemoglu, Michael Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski
May 2008
American Economic Review
Development Economics, Political Economy

Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions

American Economic Review, 98(1), pp. 267-93.
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
March 2008
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Political Economy

Oligarchic vs. Democratic Societies

Journal of the European Economic Association 6, pp. 1-44
Daron Acemoglu
March 2008
Review of Economic Studies
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Coalition Formation in Non-Democracies

The Review of Economic Studies, 75(4), pp. 987-1009
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
February 2008
" "
Economic Theory, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Markets Versus Governments

Journal of Monetary Economics 55(1), pp. 159-189
Daron Acemoglu, Michael Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski
January 2008
Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Disease and Development: The Effect of Life Expectancy on Economic Growth

Journal of Political Economy 115, pp. 925-985
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson
December 2007
Quarterly Journal of Economics

Sources

Appendix
Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

Technology, Information and the Decentralization of the Firm

The Quarterly Journal of Economics 122(4), pp. 1759–1799
Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, Claire Lelarge, John Van Reenan, Fabrizio Zilibotti
November 2007
Economic Theory

On the Stability of P-Matrices

Linear Algebra and Applications 426, pp. 22-32
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar, Alp Simsek, A. Kevin Tang
October 2007
Econometrica
Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

Equilibrium Bias of Technology

Econometrica 175, pp. 1371-1410
Daron Acemoglu
September 2007
Economic Theory

Competition in Parallel-Serial Networks

IEEE Journal of Special Areas of Communication, Special Issue on Non-Cooperative Behavior in Networking 25, pp. 1180-1192
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar
August 2007
Economic Theory

Partially Optimal Routing

IEEE Journal of Special Areas of Communication, Special Issue on Non-Cooperative Behavior in Networking 25, pp. 1148-1160
Daron Acemoglu, Ramesh Johari, Asuman Ozdaglar
August 2007
American Economic Review
Political Economy

The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth

American Economic Review, 95(3), pp. 546-579
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson
June 2005
American Economic Review
Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics

Contracts and Technology Adoption

American Economic Review 97(3), pp. 916-943
Daron Acemoglu, Pol Antràs, Elhanan Helpman
June 2007
Mathematics of Operations Research
Economic Theory, Industrial Organization

Competition and Efficiency in Congested Markets

Mathematics of Operations Research 32, pp. 1-31
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman E. Ozdaglar
February 2007
Mathematics of Operations Research
Economic Theory

Generalized Poincare-Hopf Theorem for Compact Nonsmooth Regions

Mathematics of Operations Research 32, 193-214
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman E. Ozdaglar, Alp Simsek
February 2007
Scandinavian Journal of Economics
Political Economy

A Simple Model of Inefficient Institutions

Scandinavian Journal of Economics 108(4), pp. 515-546
Daron Acemoglu
December 2006
" "
Political Economy

De Facto Political Power and Institutional Persistence

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings 96(2), pp. 325-330
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
May 2006
Political Economy

Modeling Inefficient Institutions

Published in Advances in Economic Thoery, Proceedings of 2005 World Congress
Daron Acemoglu
May 2006
Economic Theory

Efficiency and Braess' Paradox under Pricing in General Networks

IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, Special Issue on Economics and Access-based Pricing in Communication Networks 24(5), pp. 977-991
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman E. Ozdaglar, Xin Huang
May 2006
Economic Theory

Price Competition in Communication Networks

IEEE Infocom 2006, pp. 1-12
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman E. Ozdaglar
April 2006
Economic Theory

Competition in Parallel-Serial Networks

IEEE Journal of Special Areas of Communication, Special Issue on Non-Cooperative Behavior in Networking 25, pp. 1180-1192
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman Ozdaglar
August 2007
" "
Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Distance to Frontier, Selection, and Economic Growth

Journal of the European Economic Association, 4(1), pp. 37-74
Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, Fabrizio Zilibotti
March 2006
American Political Science Review
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective

American Political Science Review 100, pp. 115-131.
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
February 2006
" "
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Politics and Economics in Weak and Strong States

Journal of Monetary Economics, Swiss National Bank Special Issue, 52, pp. 1199-1226
Daron Acemoglu
December 2005
Handbook of Economic Growth
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth

Published in Handbook of Economic Growth
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson
December 2005
" "
Political Economy

Constitutions, Politics and Economics: A Review Essay on Persson and Tabellini's "The Economic Effects of Constitutions"

Journal of Economic Literature, 43(4). pp. 1025-1048
Daron Acemoglu
December 2005
Journal of Political Economy
Political Economy

Unbundling Institutions

Journal of Political Economy, 113(5), pp. 949-99
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson
October 2005
" "
Political Economy

From Education to Democracy?

American Economic Association, Papers and Proceedings, 95(2), pp. 44-49
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson, Pierre Yared
May 2005
Economic Theory

The Marginal User Principle for Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks

Proceedings of the 2004 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2, pp. 1544-1549
Daron Acemoglu, Asuman E. Ozdaglar, R. Srikant
December 2004
Journal of Political Economy
Labor Economics

Women, War and Wages: the Effect of Female Labor Supply on Labor Market Outcomes

Journal of Political Economics, 112, pp. 497-551
Daron Acemoglu, David Autor with David Lyle
June 2004
" "
Political Economy

Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule (The Alfred Marshall Lecture)

Journal of the European Economic Association, Papers and Proceedings, 2, pp. 162-19
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson, Thierry Verdier
April 2004
" "
Economic Theory, Political Economy

Why Not a Political Coase Theorem? Social Conflict, Commitment and Politics

Journal of the European Economic Association, Papers and Proceedings, 1(2-3), pp. 397-405
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson
April 2003
" "
Development Economics, Political Economy

Disease and Development in Historical Perspective

Journal of the European Economic Association, Papers and Proceedings, 1(2-3), 397-405.
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James Robinson
April 2003
Review of Economic Studies
International Economics, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Patterns of Skill Premia

The Review of Economic Studies, 70, pp. 199-230
Daron Acemoglu
April 2003
" "
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Labor- and Capital-Augmenting Technical Change

Journal of European Economic Association, 1, pp. 1-37
Daron Acemoglu
March 2003
" "
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Cross-Country Inequality Trends

The Economic Journal, 113 (F121–F149)
Daron Acemoglu
February 2003
In Search of Prosperity: Analytical Narrative on Economic Growth
Development Economics, Political Economy

An African Success Story: Botswana

Published in In Search of Prosperity: Analytical Narrative on Economic Growth.
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson
February 2003
Knowledge, Information and Expectations in Modern Macroeconomics: In Honor of Edmund Phelps
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Factor Prices and Technical Change: from Induced Innovations to Recent Debates

Published in Knowledge, Information and Expectations in Modern Macroeconomics: In Honor of Edmund Phelps
Daron Acemoglu
February 2003
" "
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth

Journal of Monetary Economics, 50, pp. 49-123
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson, Yunyong Thaicharoen
January 2003
European Economic Review
Labor Economics

The Labor Market and Corporate Structure

European Economic Review, 46, pp. 1733-1756
Daron Acemoglu, Andrew Newman
December 2002
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 117, pp. 1231-1294
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson
November 2002
Review of Economic Studies
International Economics, Macroeconomics

Directed Technical Change

The Review of Economic Studies, 69. pp. 781-810
Daron Acemoglu
October 2002
Macroeconomics, Political Economy

The World Income Distribution

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 117, pp 659-694
Daron Acemoglu, Jaume Ventura
May 2002
American Economic Review
Political Economy

Inefficient Redistribution

American Political Science Review, 95, pp. 649-661
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
September 2001
American Economic Review
Political Economy

A Theory of Political Transitions

American Economic Review, 91, pp 938-963
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
September 2001
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Deunionization, Technical Change and Inequality

Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 55(1) , pp. 229-264
Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, Gianluca Violante
December 2001
American Economic Review
Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation

American Economic Review, 91(5), pp. 1369-1401
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson
May 2001
European Economic Review
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Credit Market Imperfections and Persistent Unemployment

European Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 45(4-6), pp. 665-679
Daron Acemoglu
May 2001
Quarterly Journal of Economics
International Economics, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Productivity Differences

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 116, pp. 563-606
Daron Acemoglu, Fabrizio Zilibotti
May 2001
European Economic Review
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Changes in the Wage Structure, Family Income, and Children's Education

European Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 45, pp. 890-904
Daron Acemoglu, Jorn-Steffen Pischke
April 2001
" "
Labor Economics

Good Jobs Versus Bad Jobs

Journal of Labor Economics, 19, pp. 1-22.
Daron Acemoglu
January 2001
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Political Economy

Why Did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequlaity and Growth in Historical Perpective

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 115, pp. 1167-1199
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
November 2000
Review of Economic Studies
Economic Theory, Labor Economics

Wage and Technology Dispersion

The Review of Economic Studies, 67, pp. 585-608
Daron Acemoglu, Robert Shimer
October 2000
European Economics Review
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Public Economics

Productivity Gains from Unemployment Insurance

European Economics Review, 44, pp. 1195-1224
Daron Acemoglu, Robert Shimer
June 2000
American Economic Review
Political Economy

Political Losers as a Barrier to Economic Development

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, 90, pp. 126-130
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
May 2000
European Economics Review
Political Economy

Democratization or Repression?

European Economics Review, Papers and Proceedings, 44, 683-693
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
April 2000
European Economics Review
Labor Economics

Certification of Training and Training Outcomes

European Economics Review, Papers and Proceedings, 44, pp. 917-927
Daron Acemoglu, Jorn-Steffen Pischke
April 2000
American Economic Review
Political Economy

The Choice between Market Failures and Corruption

American Economic Review, 90(1), pp. 194-211
Daron Acemoglu, Thierry Verdier
March 2000
American Economic Review
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Changes in Unemployment and Wage Inequality: An Alternative Theory and Some Evidence

American Economic Review, 89, pp. 1259-1278
Daron Acemoglu
December 1999
International Economic Review
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Holdups and Efficieny Search Frictions

International Economic Review, 40, pp. 827-850
Daron Acemoglu, Robert Shimer
November 1999
Journal of Political Economy
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Public Economics

Efficient Unemployment Insurance

Journal of Political Economy, 107, pp. 893-928
Daron Acemoglu, Robert Shimer
October 1999
Journal of Political Economy
Labor Economics

The Structure of Wages and Investment in General Training

Jounal of Political Economy, 107, pp. 539-572
Daron Acemoglu, Jorn-Steffen Pischke
June 1999
" "
Development Economics, Macroeconomics

Information Accumulation in Development

Journal of Economic Growth, 4, pp. 5-38
Daron Acemoglu, Fabrizio Zilibotti
March 1999
" "
Labor Economics

Beyond Becker: Training in Imperfect Labour Markets

Economic Journal, 109, pp. 112-142
Daron Acemoglu, Jorn-Steffen Pischke
February 1999
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

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

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 113, pp. 1055-1089
Daron Acemoglu
November 1998
" "
Political Economy

Property Rights, Corruption and the Allocation of Talent: A General Equilibrium Approach

Economic Journal, 108, pp. 1381-1403
Daron Acemoglu, Thierry Verdier
September 1998
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Labor Economics

Why Do Firms Train? Theory and Evidence

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 113, pp. 79-119
Daron Acemoglu, Jorn-Steffen Pischke
February 1998
" "
Economic Theory

Credit Market Imperfections and the Separation of Ownership from Control

Journal of Economic Theory, 78, pp. 355-381
Daron Acemoglu
February 1998
" "
Macroeconomics

Asymmetric Business Cycles: Theory and Time Series Evidence

Journal of Monetary Economics, 40, pp. 501-522
Daron Acemoglu, Andrew Scott
December 1997
Journal of Political Economy
Development Economics, Macroeconomics

Was Prometheus Unbound by Chance? Risk, Diversification, and Growth

Journal of Political Economy, 105, pp. 709-751
Daron Acemoglu, Fabrizio Zilibotti
August 1997
Review of Economic Studies
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Training and Innovation in an Imperfect Labour Market

The Review of Economic Studies, 64, pp. 445-464
Daron Acemoglu
July 1997
" "
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

Matching, Heterogeneity, and the Evolution of Income Distribution

Journal of Economic Growth, 2, pp. 61-92
Daron Acemoglu
March 1997
Quarterly Journal of Economics
Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

A Microfoundation for Social Increasing Returns in Human Capital Accumulation

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 111, pp. 779-804
Daron Acemoglu
August 1996
International Economic Review
Macroeconomics

Asymmetric Information, Bargaining, and Unemployment Fluctuations

International Economic Review, 36, pp. 1003-1024
Daron Acemoglu
November 1995
European Economic Review
Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Reward Structures and the Allocation of Talent

European Economic Review 39, pp. 17-33
Daron Acemoglu
January 1995