Faculty Profile

Professor Emeritus Costas Azariadis received his Ph.D. from Carnegie-Mellon University.
Research interests include: Endogenous fluctuations; multiple equilibria and stabilization policy; dynamic aspects of economic development, notably human capital, poverty traps and credit rationing; political economy of transfer payments, budget deficits and inflation.

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May 28, 2015

Congratulations to Harold Demsetz for Lifetime Achievement Award

Harold Demsetz is the winner of the inaugural Elinor Ostrom Lifetime Achievement Award. This great honor is presented by the International Society of New Institutional Economics (ISNIE) once every two years and is given to an individual who has distinguished themselves by making sustained and significant contributions to institutional and organizational economics. The Award presentation will take place during the Annual Meeting of ISNIE at Harvard University, at a banquet on Saturday, June 20, 2015. Congratulations Harold!


Professor Lloyd Shapley wins the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics

UCLA is proud to offer our warmest congratulations to Lloyd Shapley who shared the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with Alvin Roth of Harvard University... Read More


Understanding the Current Economy: UCLA Economists Speak Out

In recent months, UCLA economists have actively written and spoken about the current economic crisis. We have compiled links (in chronological order) to the various opinions and ideas put forth by our economics faculty on issues such as how the current disaster was allowed to develop, how the proposed economic policies are likely to work, and what the future holds for our economy.







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