Daron Acemoglu
Daron Acemoglu
Contributor, The Yuan

Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics at MIT, is co-author (with James A. Robinson) of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty and The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty.

The Right Way to Worry
Cognition
The sway of the dinosaurs ended 66 million years ago when an asteroid crashed into Chicxulub in Mexico. If a similar asteroid were to crash into Earth today, it would cause another mass-extinction event. This should concern us now and in the coming century.
Daron Acemoglu  |  Jul 22, 2021