Dr Dimitrios Varvarigos

Associate Professor in EconomicsDimitrios Varvarigos

Contact details

  • Tel: +44 (0)116 252 2184
  • Email: dv33@le.ac.uk
  • Office: Room 2.05, Mallard House, Brookfield
  • Office hours: Tuesday 9:30am - 11:30am (or email me for an appointment)

Personal details

  • My CV, updated November 2020

Teaching

  • EC3061: Development Economics
  • EC3001: Advanced Macroeconomics

Administrative responsibilities

Programme Lead (Economics Undergraduate)

Research

My main research interests lie in the following areas:

  • Growth theory
  • Cultural and social aspects in economic development
  • Demographic change

Recent publications

Varvarigos, D. (2020). “Cultural transmission, education-promoting attitudes, and economic development,” Review of Economic Dynamics, 37, 173-194.

Ohinata, A., and Varvarigos, D. (2020). “Demographic transition and fertility rebound in economic development,” Scandinavian Journal of Economics (in press).

Varvarigos, D., and Xin, G. (2020). “Social distance and economic development,” Macroeconomic Dynamics, 24, 860-881.

Kontogiannis, N., Litina, A., and Varvarigos, D. (2019). “Occupation-induced status, social norms, and economic growth,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 163, 348-360.

Varvarigos, D. (2017). “Cultural norms, the persistence of tax evasion, and economic growth,” Economic Theory, 63, 961‐995.

See my CV for a complete list of publications.

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