Pascual Restrepo 

Pascual Restrepo is an Assistant Professor at Boston University specializing in Macroeconomics, Labor Economics and Political Economy. Pascual’s research interests include the impact of technology and structural change on labor markets and factor prices; the effect of institutions and culture on social outcomes and the process of institutional change; and crime, violence, corruption and illegal markets. His publications include, “Regulatory Protective Measures and Risky Behavior: Should We Be Saved from Ourselves?” (with Alberto Chong), Journal of Public Economics; “Secular Stagnation? The Effect of Aging on Economic Growth in the Age of Automation” with Daron Acemoglu. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings; “The Economics of the War on Illegal Drug Production and Trafficking” with Daniel Mejia, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organizations and Working Paper – “Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US local labor markets” with Daron Acemoglu. He has spoken at the American Economic Association’s Annual Meeting. 

Pascual Restrepo received a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2016 and held the Cowles Foundation Fellowship at Yale University.