World-renowned Economist, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences
Christopher Pissarides is the Nobel Prize laureate in economics, the Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and the Professor of European Studies at the University of Cyprus. He is a macroeconomist who specialises in the economics of labour markets, economic growth and structural change, especially as they relate to obstacles to free- market clearing. He has received several prizes, awards and prestigious Academy fellowships for his work, including the Grand Cross of the Republic of Cyprus and a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. In the last decade he has mainly worked on the employment implications of automation and artificial intelligence, the emergence of China as a global economic power and the future of work.