Associate Professor of Economics, Brown University, CEPR and NBER
Stelios Michalopoulos is an Associate Professor of Economics at Brown University, a Research Associate at the NBER and a Research Affiliate of the CEPR. A native of Argos, Greece, Stelios holds a B.A. from the Athens University of Economics and Business and a Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University. After completing his doctorate in 2008, he joined the Department of Economics at Tufts University as an Assistant Professor. In 2010-2011 he was the Deutsche Bank Member at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton and he has been a visiting professor at Harvard Business School and INSEAD.
His primary research interests intersect with political economy, growth and development, and the economics of culture. He has published in leading peer-reviewed economic journals including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.
Recent work by Stelios Michalopoulos
Digging below aggregate statistics highlights the significant inequalities in social mobility in Africa despite rising educational levels
The effect of colonisation on Africa’s modernisation is a highly contentious and emotional debate. The reality is trickier than you think.
Demining in Mozambique had a significant impact on the economy due to large positive spillovers