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The Power of Creative Destruction

Economic Upheaval and the Wealth of Nations

Philippe Aghion is Professor at the Collège de France, INSEAD, and the London School of Economics and Political Science and was previously Professor of Economics at Harvard. He is coauthor, with Peter Howitt, of Endogenous Growth Theory and The Economics of Growth.

Céline Antonin is Senior Researcher at OFCE, the French Economic Observatory at Sciences Po in Paris, and Research Associate in the Innovation Lab at the Collège de France.

Simon Bunel is Senior Economist at INSEE, the French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies, and at the Bank of France. He is also Research Associate in the Innovation Lab at the Collège de France.

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