Title

Rising Inequality: Among the Other 99%

Authors

David Autor

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

10-20-2016

Abstract

The speaker for the 2016 Clemens Lecture is David H. Autor, Ford Professor of Economics and Associate Head at MIT Department of Economics.

His fields of specialization include the following: Human capital, skill supply and demand, and earnings inequality; Labor market impacts of technological change and globalization; Disability insurance and labor force participation; Contingent and intermediated work arrangements.

Education

Ph.D., Public Policy, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, June 1999.

Thesis: Essays on the Changing Labor Market: Computerization, Inequality, and the Development of the Contingent Work Force.

M.A., Public Policy, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, June 1994.

Thesis: Charting the Impacts of the Computer Revolution: New Evidence from the Current Population Survey.

B.A., Psychology (concentration in Computer Science), Tufts University, Medford, MA, 1989. (Summa Cum Laude. Phi Beta Kappa.)

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