Anton Korinek is a professor in the Department of Economics and the Darden School of Business of the University of Virginia, as well as a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a research fellow at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Economics of AI lead at the Centre for the Governance of AI, and a senior advisor at the Partnership on AI. His current research analyzes how advances in artificial intelligence (AI) affect our economy and society. He analyzes how to steer progress in AI to lead to shared prosperity and how to prepare our society for the transformative potential of AI in the future. He is also an editor of the Oxford Handbook of AI Governance. Previously, he conducted research on policy measures to prevent financial crises and developed an influential framework for capital flow regulation in emerging economies. Professor Korinek studied economics, math, and law at the University of Vienna in Austria, where he worked in the finance and IT sectors in the late 1990s. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University in 2007. Prior to his current position, he worked at Johns Hopkins and at the University of Maryland and was a visiting scholar at Harvard, the Bank for International Settlements, the IMF, the World Bank, and several central banks.
- Professor, Department of Economics and the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
- Research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
- Research fellow, Center for Economic and Policy Research
- Economics of AI lead, Centre for the Governance of AI
- Senior advisor, The Partnership on AI
- Ph.D., Columbia University