The Disruptive Economics of AI

Barcelona · November 8, 2023


Keynote speaker: Joshua Gans

Joshua Gans is a Professor of Strategic Management and holder of the Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management, the University of Toronto (with a cross-appointment in the Department of Economics). Joshua is also Chief Economist of the University of Toronto's Creative Destruction Lab. Prior to 2011, he was the foundation Professor of Management (Information Economics) at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne and before that, he was at the School of Economics, University of New South Wales. In 2011, Joshua was a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research (New England). Joshua holds a PhD from Stanford University and an honors degree in economics from the University of Queensland. In 2012, Joshua was appointed as a Research Associate of the NBER in the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program. Joshua is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, a Distinguished Fellow of the Luohan Academy, a Senior Academic Fellow at the e61 Institute, a Research Fellow at FinTech@Cornell Initiative and a research affiliate at MIT’s Center for Digital Business.


Organizing Committee.


Barcelona’s IESE campus is in the north of the city and is spread across 30,000m2. It is one of the most modern campuses in Europe and located just 20 minutes from the city center. The conference will take place on IESE's North Campus:

IESE Business School, North Campus, Aula Magna

Carrer d'Arnús i de Garí, 3, 7, 08034 Barcelona

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