Anton is a Rubenstein Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Professor of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Virginia, the Economics of AI Lead at the Centre for the Governance of AI as well as a Research Associate at the NBER and a Research Fellow at the CEPR. He received his PhD in economics after several years of work experience in the IT and financial sectors. His research focuses on macroeconomics, international finance, and inequality. In his most recent work, he investigates the effects of progress in automation and artificial intelligence for our economy and our society. He is the instructor of "The Economics of AI" on Coursera.