International Workshop

«The Economics of AI and Automation»

CefES International Workshop

Event Summary

The workshop will be an opportunity for economists to share their most recent findings on the causes and consequences of the development and adoption of AI and Automation technologies. The workshop will include a hybrid panel session bringing world-class scholars to discuss their views on the topic, with confirmed presentations by Daron Acemoglu (MIT) and Philippe Aghion (Collège de France, INSEAD and LSE).

In recent years, the rapid advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation technologies have brought about significant transformations reshaping economies, industries, and labor markets worldwide. We invite scholars to submit original research papers on the Economics of AI and Automation.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  1. Implications of AI and Automation for labor markets;
  2. Causes and consequences of AI and Automation at the firm, industry and country level;
  3. The political economy of AI and Automation;
  4. Technological innovation and global competitiveness in the digital era;
  5. The social impact of AI and Automation;
  6. Policy challenges of the digital economy.