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Sir Christopher Pissarides
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Born 20 February 1948 (1948-02-20) (age 73)
Nicosia, Cyprus
Nationality Cypriot, British
Institution London School of Economics 1976–present
University of Southampton 1974–76
University of Cyprus 2011–present
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2013–present
Field Labour economics
Alma mater London School of Economics
University of Essex
Doctoral
advisor
Michio Morishima
Influences Dale Mortensen
Contributions Macroeconomic search and matching theories of unemployment,
matching function,
structural growth
Awards IZA Prize in Labor Economics (2006)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
(2010)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Sir Christopher Antoniou Pissarides FBA ( Greek: Χριστόφορος Αντωνίου Πισσαρίδης; born 20 February 1948) is a British-Cypriot economist.

He is the School Professor of Economics & Political Science and Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, and Professor of European Studies at the University of Cyprus.

In 2010, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics, jointly with Peter A. Diamond and Dale Mortensen, "for their analysis of markets with theory of search frictions."

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