Loukas Karabarbounis

University of Minnesota

Loukas Karabarbounis is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Minnesota, a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and an associate editor at the Journal of Monetary Economics. He earned a PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2010. He is the recipient of a 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

His latest research focuses on topics such as the global decline of labor’s share of income, productivity and capital flows in southern Europe, and cyclical fluctuations in labor markets.

Researcher's Grant Projects

This project aims to run a pilot study in Bangladesh measuring differences in frictions that firms encounter in hiring and retaining workers of various skills.
Researchers: Loukas Karabarbounis, Munseob Lee, Claudia Macaluso
Grants Round: 5th MRG Round
Country: Bangladesh