Stelios Michalopoulos

Brown University

Stelios Michalopoulos is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Brown University. Prior to becoming an Assistant Professor, he completed his PhD in Economics at Brown, and both his BA (in International Economics and Finance) and his MA (in Economic Theory) at the Athens University of Economics and Business. His research examines the historical origins of comparative development focusing on ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups. He creates unconventional empirical strategies by exploiting historical, anthropological, and linguistic sources as well as novel measures of economic activity to conduct rigorous analyses on the determinants of economic performance across and within groups.