Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, LSE; CEPR Research Affiliate
Guy Michaels is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the director of the Labour Markets Programme at Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the LSE. He also serves as a member of the editorial board of the Review of Economic Studies and as an associate editor at the Economic Journal. Guy’s research interests include labour economics, economic development, and economic geography. He received a B.Sc. in Mathematics, magna cum laude, from Tel-Aviv University in 2000 and a Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006.
Recent work by Guy Michaels
Economic activity tends not to relocate away from the most vulnerable locations, but aid for reconstruction could be used to encourage this to happen
Economic activity is concentrated in low-lying urban areas despite greater risk of flooding, and tends to return to these areas rather than relocating