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Costas Arkolakis

Professor of Economics

  Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota M.A., Economics, University of Minnesota B.A., Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Costas Arkolakis is a Professor of Economics at Yale University and an NBER Research Associate. He received his undergraduate degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Economics, and his Master and PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He joined the department of Economics at Yale University in 2007, became an Associate Professor in 2013, Henry Kohn Associate Professor in 2014, and a Full Professor in 2018. He has been awarded four National Science Foundation grants including an NSF CAREER grant, the Bodossaki Foundation Prize in Social Sciences for distinguished young Greek scientists, and published in a variety of journals (including the Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies). He is a co-editor of Economic Theory and the Journal of International Economics. His research and teaching specialize in general equilibrium trade theory, spatial economics, macroeconomics and industrial organization.

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