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.

Events For Today

April 17, 2015

  • Albert Family Fund Seminar in Applied Microeconomics
    Trade/Devo Miniconference -- "9-10.15 Brian Kovak (Carnegie Mellon) "Trade Reform and Regional Dynamics: Evidence From 25 Years of Brazilian Matched Employer-Employee Data" 10.45-12 Nicholas Li (Toronto) "Trade costs and household specialization: evidence from Indian farmers" 1.30-2.45 Melanie Morten (Stanford) Economic Development and the Spatial Allocation of Labor: Evidence from Indonesia 3.15-4.30 Gordon Hanson (UCSD) "Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from US Patents""
    All day in Bunche Hall 9383

Upcoming Events

April 20, 2015

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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