David Hémous is UBS Foundation Associate Professor of Economics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Zurich. His research focuses on the economics of growth, international trade and environmental economics. In particular, he has worked on the role of innovation in climate change policy and on the links between innovation (notably automation) and inequalities. His papers were published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy or the Review of Economic Studies among others. He holds the diploma of the École polytechnique and a PhD in Economics from Harvard University.