Dr Dimitrios Varvarigos

Associate ProfessorPhoto-D.Varvarigos

Contact details

  • Tel: +44 (0) 116 252 2184
  • Email: dv33@le.ac.uk
  • Office: AC117, Astley Clarke Building

Personal details

  • My CV, updated October 2016

Administrative responsibilities

  • Erasmus/Study Abroad Departmental Coordinator
  • UG Syllabus Committee Chair (Macro)


Office hours

Tuesdays 14:00 - 16:00 (term time only, otherwise by appointment)


  • “Cultural norms, the persistence of tax evasion, and economic growth,” forthcoming in Economic Theory.
  • “Pollution abatement as a source of stabilisation and long-run growth,” forthcoming in Macroeconomic Dynamics (co-author: Theodore Palivos).
  • “Corruption, fertility, and human capital” (2015), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 109, 145-162 (co-author: Panagiotis Arsenis).

See my CV for a complete list of publications.


  • Growth theory
  • Cultural and social aspects in economic development
  • Corruption, tax evasion, and economic activity
  • Endogenous cycles


I am willing to supervise students who wish to undertake work related to my research interests (see above).

You must apply formally to our Economics PhD programme before we allocate you a supervisor as part of the review process. You do not need to contact our staff separately.

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