Fabrizio Zilibotti (University of Zurich). Networks in Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Great War of Africa.
|Starts:||14:00 22 Apr 2016|
|Ends:||15:00 22 Apr 2016|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Social Sciences|
Fabrizio Zilibotti holds the Chair of Macroeconomics and Political Economy of the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich. He is the President of the European Economic Association. He is the Scientific Director and Deputy Director of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society. He is a joint recipient of the Yrjo Jahnsson 2009 award from the European Economic Association and of the Sun Yefang 2012 Award from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (prize granted for the paper "Growing Like China")
He is a co-editor of Econometrica, the former chief editor (2009-14) of the Journal of the European Economic Association, a former director and managing editor (2002-06) of the Review of Economic Studies, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Growth and of China Economic Review. He is a director of the NBER Economic Fluctuations Group on Income Distribution and Macroeconomics and a Fellow of the Econometric Society, EEA, CEPR and CESifo.
His research interests include economic growth and development, political economy, macroeconomics, and the economic development of China. He has published in American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies as well as in many top-field journals.
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