Prof Maximilian Kasy
Professorial Research Fellow
Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford
Maximilian Kasy is Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford. He received his PhD at UC Berkeley and joined Oxford after appointments at UCLA and Harvard University.
His current research interests focus on social foundations for statistics and machine learning, going beyond traditional single-agent decision theory. He also works on economic inequality, job guarantee programs, and basic income. He teaches a course on foundations of machine learning at the economics department at Oxford.
Universal job guarantee boosts wellbeing and eliminates long-term unemployment
14 Sep 23
An unconditional job guarantee pilot has run in an Austrian town since 2020, filling an evidence gap...
No 2023-06 - The political economy of AI: Towards democratic control of the means of prediction
14 Apr 23
There is a need for public debates about desirable directions of technical innovation, the use of te...