The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: Economic, Social, and Spiritual Challenges.

Jan 16, 2024
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The Lumen Christi Institute is a proud co-sponsor of the 2024 Catholic Research Economist Discussion Organization (CREDO) keynote lecture with Anton Korinek, Professor at the University of Virginia, in the Department of Economics and the Darden School of Business. His talk is titled "The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: Economic, Social, and Spiritual Challenges."

This is an online event on Zoom, open to the public, but aimed at a specialist audience. If you are interested in registering, please contact us at


About the Speaker

In addition to his work at the University of Virginia, Anton is a Nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Research Associate at the NBER, a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the Economics of AI Lead at the Centre for the Governance of AI. He received his PhD from Columbia University in 2007 after several years of work experience in the IT and financial sectors. He has also worked at Johns Hopkins and at the University of Maryland and has been a visiting scholar at Harvard, the World Bank, the IMF, the BIS and numerous central banks.

His research analyzes how to prepare for a world of transformative AI systems. He investigates the implications of advanced AI for economic growth, labor markets, inequality, and the future of our society. In his past research, he investigated the mechanics of financial crises and developed policy measures to prevent future crises, including an influential framework for capital flow regulation in emerging economies.