Research

Publications

Dynamic Status Effects, Savings and Income Inequality“, International Economic Review, (2020), with S. Turnovsky (University of Washington) and R. Wendner (University of Graz).

The (Agri-)Cultural Origins of Obesity, with S. Vandoros (King’s College London) and D. Minos (King’s College London), 2020, Social Science and Medicine.

“Roads to Prosperity without Environmental Poverty: The Role of Impatience and Fiscal Policy”, Economics Letters, (2020), with S. Ghosh (Brunel University), C. Karydas (ETH – Zurich) and E. Vella (University of Sheffield).

Dynamic Adjustment of Fiscal Policy under a Debt Crisis“, single authoredJournal of Economic Dynamics and Control, (2018). (link to Companion Appendix)

Public Policy, Dynamic Status Preferences, and Wealth Inequality“, Journal of Public Economic Theory, (2018) with S. Turnovsky and R. Wendner. 

Aging, Growth and the Allocation of Public Expenditures on Health and Education“, single authored, (2015), Canadian Journal of Economics.

Green Spending Reforms, Growth and Welfare with Endogenous Subjective Discounting, Macroeconomic Dynamics, (2015), with E. Vella and S. Kalyvitis.

Optimal Fiscal Policy with Endogenous Time Preference, Journal of Public Economic Theory, (2015), with S. Kalyvitis.

Endogenous Time Preference and Public Policy:  Growth and Fiscal Implications , Macroeconomic Dynamics, (2010), with S.Kalyvitis.

Public Capital Maintenance and Congestion: Long-Run Growth and Fiscal Policies” , Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, (2008), with S.Kalyvitis.

Working Papers

“The Elimination of Common Rights and Comparative Economic Development in a Malthusian World”, with Ken Tabata (Kwansei University) and Vicky Fouka (Stanford University), (available upon request).

“On the Origins of financial development: Ancestral population diversity and financial risk-taking”, with M. Delis (Montpelier Business School) and S. Ongena (University of Zurich), (available upon request).

“Sustainability Traps: Patience and Innovation”, with C. Karydas (ETH – Zurich), (available upon request).

“Structural Transformation and the Obesity Epidemic: Growth and Taxation”, (available upon request).

Work in progress

“Economic Growth and the Timing of Childbearing: Is there a Rebound of Cohort Fertility – and Why?”, with D. Varvarigos

“Keeping Up with the Influencers”: Lifestyle Aspirations, Labour Supply, and Economic Growth”, with D. Varvarigos

“Time to Experience”, Broader Research project.

“Duality in Subsistence Consumption, the Transition from Stagnation to Modern Growth and the Reversal of Fortunes”.

“A New Method of Solving the Ramsey Taxation in Continuous Time Endogenous Growth Models”.