Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences (2010)
Who is Christopher Pissarides?
Christopher Pissarides is a renowned Cypriot economist, professor of economics at LSE, and holder of the Norman Sosnow Chair in Economics. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2010 for his work on the economics of unemployment.
What can you expect from Christopher Pissarides as a Speaker?
Professor Pissarides' conferences focus on the economics of unemployment, labor market theory, labor market policy, and growth and structural change. They are detailed and profound, analyzing the processes and decisions that affect the time it takes for someone to find productive employment again.
What is his background?
In addition to his position as a professor of economics at LSE, Professor Pissarides is an elected member of the British Academy, the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association, and the Society of Labor Economists. He is also the President of the European Economic Association and has received several awards for his work, including the IZA Prize in Labor Economics in 2005 and the "Aristeion" for Arts, Literature, and Science from the Republic of Cyprus in 2008.
Selection of Conferences:
The Economics of Unemployment
In this conference, Professor Pissarides analyzes the factors contributing to unemployment and how effective policies can be applied to reduce it. He also examines how economic fluctuations affect the unemployment rate and how structural changes can help combat long-term unemployment.
Labor Market Theory
This presentation focuses on labor market theory and how it can be applied to gain a better understanding of hiring and firing processes, wages, and collective bargaining. Professor Pissarides also examines how globalization has affected the labor market and how policies can be designed to address these changes.
Growth and Structural Change
In this conference, Professor Pissarides analyzes how economic growth and structural change are interrelated. He examines how structural change can drive economic growth and how policies can be used to foster positive structural change.
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