Paul Romer, a University Professor at NYU, was co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics Sciences. His work lies in the intersection of economics, innovation, technology, and urbanization. The central conclusion is that there are many feasible ways to speed human progress.
Before coming to NYU, Paul taught at Stanford, and while there, started Aplia, an education technology company he later sold to Thomson Learning. Prior to Stanford, he taught at UC Berkeley, the University of Chicago, and the University of Rochester. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Doctorate in Economics from the University of Chicago.
For this closing day we will reflect on Paul Romer Keynote and his expertise on open-source.