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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Slate featured op-ed by Leah Boustan

You Don't Have to Move to Scandinavia

In Memoriam: Michael D. Intriligator

It is with deep sadness that we mourn the death of our colleague Michael Intriligator. Once aware of the seriousness of his illness, Mike faced his prospects with the same courage, determination and equanimity that characterized his very full and productive life. Read more

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

Wall Street Journal featured op-ed by Lee Ohanian

Lee Ohanian is professor of economics at UCLA, associate director at the Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. Edward Prescott, the 2004 Nobel laureate in economics, is professor of economics and director at the Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency at Arizona State University. Their op-ed appeared June 25 in the Wall Street Journal.Read more

Professor Ohanian writes in the Washington Post about the sale of the Clippers


Watch the finals of the UCLA Social Enterprise Academy Event

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UCLA beats USC in Boeing Case Competition

The worlds largest aerospace company recognized a team of UCLA students Wednesday for winning the 2014 Boeing USC vs. UCLA Case Competition for the second year in a row. 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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