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A festschrift symposium in honor of Philippe Aghion and Peter Howitt, organised by Ufuk Akcigit and John Van Reenen.
9-12 June 2021
In 1992, Philippe Aghion and Peter Howitt published "A Model of Growth through Creative Destruction". To honour the 30th anniversary of this publication, Ufuk Akcigit and John Van Reenen organised a four-day zoom seminar, followed up by a book edited at Harvard University Press: "The Economics of Creative Destruction".
More than a hundred renowned economists presented and exchanged ideas about how the creative destruction framework offers a fresh lens to think about questions such as:
Find out more in the Economics of Creative Destruction website.
View the recordings of the conference presentations below:
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