Pissarides, Christopher


Professor Christopher Pissarides  

Department

Position held

Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Associate - Macro Programme

Department of Economics

Regius Professor in Economics

Non LSE positions held

Department

Position held

Centre for Macroeconomics

Chair

Experience keywords:

comparative economic performance; labour market policy; wage inequality; unemployment

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Christopher Pissarides specialises in the economics of unemployment, labour-market theory, labour-market policy, and growth and structural change.

Languages:

Greek [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7513

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2013

Pissarides, Christopher A. (2013) Unemployment in the great recession Economica, 80 (319). 385-403. ISSN 0013-0427

Pissarides, Christopher A. (2013) Unemployment in the great recession CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1210. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2012

Pissarides, Christopher (2012) Autumn Statement 2012: there are bigger challenges awaiting George Osborne British Politics and Policy at LSE (10 Dec 2012) Blog entry

Sennett, Richard and Pissarides, Christopher and Ker-Lindsay, James and Galeotti, Mark and Power, Anne and Ashton, Matthew and Fuller, Steve (2012) Barack Obama is re-elected as US President: our experts react LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (7 Nov 2012) Blog entry

Sennett, Richard and Pissarides, Christopher and Power, Anne and Ker-Lindsay, James and Ashton, Matthew and Fuller, Steve (2012) Top experts offer their reactions to the US election results British Politics and Policy at LSE (7 Nov 2012) Blog entry

2011

Pissarides, Christopher (2011) Equilibrium in the labor market with search frictions American Economic Review, 101 (4). 1092-1105. ISSN 0002-8282

Diamond, Peter and Mortensen, Dale T and Pissarides, Christopher (2011) The bank of Sweden prize in economic sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel, 2010 Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 113 (2). 235-236. ISSN 0347-0520

Pissarides, Christopher (2011) Europe is losing out in both employment and productivity by not making it easier to set up and operate business services British Politics and Policy at LSE (3 Nov 2011) Blog entry

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher A. (2011) Taxes, social subsidies, and the allocation of work time American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 3 (4). 1-26. ISSN 1945-7707

2010

Pissarides, Christopher (2010) Why do firms offer ‘employment protection’? Economica, 77 (308). 613-636. ISSN 0013-0427

2009

Frankel, Jeffrey A. and Pissarides, Christopher, eds (2009) NBER international seminar on macroeconomics 2008 NBER International Seminars on Macroeconomics. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA. ISBN 9780226107325

Pissarides, Christopher (2009) A new method to estimate time variation in the NAIRU - comments In: Fuhrer, Jeff and Little, J. S. and Kodrzycki, Yolanda K. and Olivei, Giovanni and Samuelson, Paul A., (eds.) Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary Policy: a Phillips Curve Retrospective . MIT Press, Cambridge, USA, 237-244. ISBN 9780262013635

Pissarides, Christopher (2009) The unemployment volatility puzzle: is wage stickiness the answer? Econometrica, 77 (5). 1339-1369. ISSN 1468-0262

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher A. (2009) Welfare policy and the distribution of hours of work CEP Discussion Paper, No. 962. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Pissarides, Christopher (2009) Labour market adjustment: microeconomic foundations of short-run neoclassical and Keynesian dynamics Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521106061

2008

Dasgupta, Dipak and Nabli, Mustapha Kamel and Pissarides, Christopher and Varoudakis, Aristomene (2008) Making trade work for jobs: international evidence and lessons for MENA In: Nabli, Mustapha Kamel, (ed.) Breaking the Barriers to Higher Economic Growth: Better Governance and Deeper Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa. World Bank Publications, Washington, USA, 39-61. ISBN 082137415X

Pissarides, Christopher (2008) The labour market and the Euro Cyprus Economic Policy Review, 2 (1). 3-9. ISSN 1450-4561

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2008) Trends in hours and economic growth Review of Economic Dynamics, 11 (2). 239-256. ISSN 1096-6099

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2008) Employment outcomes in the welfare state Revue Economique, 59 (3). 413-436. ISSN 0035-2764

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2008) Employment outcomes in the welfare state 856. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2008) The ins and outs of European unemployment 6681. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2008) The ins and outs of European unemployment American Economic Review, 98 (2). 256-262. ISSN 0002-8282

Pissarides, Christopher (2008) Comments on M. C. Burda, D. S. Hamermesh and P. Weil, “The distribution of total work in the EU and the USA” In: Boeri, Tito and Burda, Michael and Kramarz , Francis, (eds.) Working Hours and Job Sharing in the Eu and Usa: Are Europeans Lazy? or Americans Crazy? . Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 96-100. ISBN 9780199231027

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2008) The ins and outs of European unemployment 853. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Frankel, Jeffrey A. and Pissarides, Christopher, eds (2007) NBER international seminar on macroeconomics 2005 MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass. ISBN 0262062658

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2007) The dynamics of hours worked: the role of technology and institutions

Pissarides, Christopher (2007) Comment on "Shadow Sorting" 2, Tito Boeri, Pietro Garibaldi In: Frankel, Jeffrey A. and Pissarides, Christopher, (eds.) NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2005. NBER book series NBER international seminar on macroeconomics. MIT Press, Cambridge, USA, 167-170. ISBN 9780262062657

Veganzones-Varoudakis, Marie-Ange and Pissarides, Christopher (2007) Labor markets and economic growth in the MENA region In: Nugent, Jeffrey B. and Pesaran, M. Hashem, (eds.) Explaining Growth in the Middle East. Contributions to economic analysis (278). Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 0444522409

Pissarides, Christopher (2007) The unemployment volatility puzzle: is wage stickiness the answer?

Azariadis, Costas and Pissarides, Christopher (2007) Unemployment dynamics with international capital mobility European Economic Review, 51 (1). 27-48. ISSN 0014-2921

Pissarides, Christopher and Vallanti, Giovanna (2007) The impact of TFP growth on steady-state unemployment International Economic Review, 48 (2). 607-640. ISSN 1007-0974

Pissarides, Christopher (2007) Unemployment and hours of work: the North Atlantic divide revisited International Economic Review, 48 (1). 1-36. ISSN 0020-6598

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2007) Trends in hours and economic growth

Pissarides, Christopher (2007) The unemployment volatility puzzle: is wage stickiness the answer? 839. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2007) Structural change in a multi-sector model of growth American Economic Review, 97 (1). 429-443. ISSN 0002-8282

2006

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Trends in hours and economic growth

Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Lisbon five years later: what future for European employment and growth?

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2006) The role of regulation and welfare in the rise of the service economy

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Trends in hours and economic growth

Pissarides, Christopher (2006) What future for European jobs? Centrepiece, 11 (1). 4-9. ISSN 1362-3761

Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Final remarks In: Boeri, Tito and Castanheira, Micael and Faini, Riccardo and Galasso , Vincenzo, (eds.) Structural Reforms Without Prejudices. Oxford University Press, New York, USA, 280-282. ISBN 9780199203628

Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Lisbon five years later: what future for European employment and growth? Centre for Economic Performance occasional papers, CEPOP20. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Unemployment in Britain: a European success story In: Werding, Martin, (ed.) Structural Unemployment in Western Europe: Reasons and Remedies. CESifo seminar series. MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 209-236. ISBN 0262232464

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Scale effects in markets with search Economic Journal, 116 (508). 21-44. ISSN 0013-0133

Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Unemployment and hours of work: the North Atlantic divide revisited 757. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Trends in hours and economic growth 746. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Trends in hours and economic growth CEPDP0746. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London School of Economics, London, UK.

2005

Pissarides, Christopher (2005) Understanding labour markets Centrepiece, 10 (3). 28-28. ISSN 1362-3761

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2005) Structural change & aggregate employment with mobility barriers

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2005) Structural change in a multi-sector model of growth

Pissarides, Christopher and Garibaldi, Pietro and Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara and Wasmer, Etienne (2005) Women in the labor force: how well is Europe doing? In: Boeri, Tito and Del Boca, Daniela and Pissarides, Christopher, (eds.) Women at Work: an Economic Perspective. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 9-120. ISBN 0199281882

Pissarides, Christopher (2005) Is new technology good or bad for jobs? Centrepiece, 10 (1). 8-10. ISSN 1362-3761

Amiti, Mary and Pissarides, Christopher (2005) Trade and industrial location with heterogeneous labor Journal of International Economics, 67 (2). 392-412. ISSN 0022-1996

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2005) Structural change in a multi-sector model of growth IZA discussion paper, 1800. The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany.

Boeri, Tito and Del Boca, Daniela and Pissarides, Christopher, eds (2005) Women at work: an economic perspective: a report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199281879

2004

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2004) Balanced growth with structural change

Cullum, Paul and Pissarides, Christopher (2004) The demand for tobacco products in the UK Government Economic Service working paper , Customs and Excise Press Office, London, UK.

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2004) Structural change in a multi-sector model of growth CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0627, 627. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Pissarides, Christopher and Vallanti, Giovanna (2004) Productivity growth and employment: theory and panel estimates CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0663, 0663. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2004) Balanced growth with structural change CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0627, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Ngai, L. Rachel and Pissarides, Christopher (2004) Structural change in a multi-sector model of growth

2003

Pissarides, Christopher and Garibaldi, Pietro and Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara and Wasmer, Etienne (2003) Women in the labour force: how well is Europe doing?

Kok, Wim and Dell’Aringa, Carlo and Lopez, Federico Duran and Ekström, Anna and Rodrigues, Maria João and Pissarides, Christopher and Roux, Annette and Schmid, Günther (2003) Jobs, jobs, jobs: creating more employment in Europe European Commission Employment Taskforce, Brussels.

Pissarides, Christopher (2003) Book review: R. Leeson, A.W.H. Phillips: collected works in contemporary perspective Economica, 70 (277). 187-188. ISSN 0013-0427

Pissarides, Christopher (2003) Book review: ed. Krueger, Alan B. and Solow, Robert ''the roaring nineties: can full employment be sustained'' Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 57 (1). 141-142. ISSN 0019-7939

Pissarides, Christopher (2003) Unemployment in Britain: a European success story CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0600, 600. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Petrongolo, B and Pissarides, Christopher (2003) Scale effects in markets with search CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0571, 571. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2002

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2002) Scale effects in markets with search 3648. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Pissarides, Christopher (2002) Company start-up costs and employment CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0520, 520. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0-75-301920-5

Pissarides, Christopher (2002) Consumption and savings with unemployment risk: implications for optimal employment contracts CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0542, 0542. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0-75-301563-3

Amiti, Mary and Pissarides, Christopher (2002) Trade and industrial location with heterogeneous labor CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0541, 541. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0-75-301562-5

2001

Pissarides, Christopher (2001) Employment protection Labour Economics, 8 (2). 131-159. ISSN 0927-5371

Fonseca, Raquel and Lopez-Garcia, Paloma and Pissarides, Christopher (2001) Entrepreneurship, start-up costs and employment European Economic Review, 45 (4). 692-706. ISSN 0014-2921

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2001) Looking into the black box: a survey of the matching function Journal of Economic Literature, 39 (2). 390-431. ISSN 0022-0515

Bertola, Giuseppe and Jimeno, Juan Francisco and Marimon, Ramon and Pissarides, Christopher (2001) EU welfare systems and labour markets: diverse in the past, integrated in the future? In: Bertola, Giuseppe and Boeri, Tito and Nicoletti, Giuseppe, (eds.) Welfare and Employment in a United Europe. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA., USA, 23-122. ISBN 0262024837

Mortensen, Dale T and Pissarides, Christopher (2001) Taxes, subsidies and equilibrium labor market outcomes CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0519, 519. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0-75-301919-1

Pissarides, Christopher (2001) Search, economics of In: Smelser, Neil J. and Baltes , Paul B., (eds.) International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences . Elsevier, Oxford, UK, 13760-13768. ISBN 9780080430768

2000

Pissarides, Christopher (2000) Equilibrium unemployment theory 2nd, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., USA. ISBN 0262161877

Pissarides, Christopher (2000) Monetary and fiscal policy with and without the Euro Ekonomia, 4 (1). 1-18. ISSN 1025-5508

Barthelemy, Jean-Claude and Pissarides, Christopher and Varoudakis, Aristomene (2000) Human capital and growth: the cost of rent-seeking activities In: Oosterbaan, M. S. and de Ruyter van Steveninck, Thijs and van der Windt, N., (eds.) The Determinants of Economic Growth. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 209-229. ISBN 0792378857

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2000) Looking into the black box: a survey of the matching function 2409. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2000) Looking into the black box: a survey of the matching function CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0470, 470. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0-75-301409-2

Pissarides, Christopher (2000) Human capital and growth: a synthesis report OECD Development Centre working papers, 168. OECD, Paris, France.

1999

Mortensen, Dale T. and Pissarides, Christopher (1999) Job reallocation, employment fluctuations and unemployment In: Taylor, John B. and Woodford, Michael, (eds.) Handbook of Macroeconomics. North-Holland. ISBN 9780444825285

Kessler, Veronique and Pissarides, Christopher (1999) Hopes and disillusions Centrepiece, 4 (2). 26-29. ISSN 1362-3761

Mortensen, Dale T and Pissarides, Christopher (1999) New developments in models of search in the labour market CEPR discussion paper ; no 2053, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London.

Pissarides, Christopher (1999) Policy influences on unemployment: the European experience Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 46 (4). 389-418. ISSN 0036-9292

Mortensen, Dale T. and Pissarides, Christopher (1999) New developments in models of search in the labor market In: Ashenfelter, Orley and Card, David, (eds.) Handbook of Labor Economics. Handbooks in economics (5). North-Holland. ISBN 0444822895

Mortensen, Dale T. and Pissarides, Christopher (1999) Unemployment responses to ''skill-biased'' technology shocks: the role of labour market policy Economic Journal, 109 (455). 242-265. ISSN 0013-0133

Mortensen, Dale T and Pissarides, Christopher (1999) Job reallocation, employment fluctuations and unemployment CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0421, 421. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1998

Mortensen, Dale T and Pissarides, Christopher (1998) Technological progress, job creation, and job destruction Review of Economic Dynamics, 1 (4). 733-753. ISSN 1094-2025

Pissarides, Christopher (1998) The impact of employment tax cuts on unemployment and wages : the role of unemployment benefits and tax-structure European Economic Review, 42 (1). 155-183. ISSN 0014-2921

Pissarides, Christopher (1998) Book review: S. J. Davis, J. C. Haltiwanger and S. Schuh, job creation and destruction British Journal of Industrial Relations, 36 (2). 328-330. ISSN 0007-1080

1997

Pissarides, Christopher (1997) Learning by trading and the returns to human capital in developing countries World Bank Economic Review, 11. 17-32. ISSN 0258-6770

Pissarides, Christopher (1997) The need for labor-market flexibility in a European economic and monetary union Swedish Economic Policy Review, 4 (2). 513-546. ISSN 1400-1829

Garibaldi, Pietro and Konings, J. and Pissarides, Christopher (1997) Gross job reallocation and labour market policy In: Shower, Dennis J. and Dehesa, Guillermo de la, (eds.) Unemployment Policy: Government Options for the Labour Market . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 467-489. ISBN 9780521599214

Pissarides, Christopher (1997) The impact of employment tax cuts on unemployment and wages : the role of unemployment benefits and tax structure CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0361, 361. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1996

Pissarides, Christopher (1996) Economic growth: how much does education count Centrepiece, 1 (3). ISSN 1362-3761

Pissarides, Christopher (1996) Comments on M. Burda and A. Mertens, “Locational Competition versus Cooperation in Labor Markets: an Implicit Contract Reinterpretation” In: Siebert, Horst, (ed.) Locational Competition in the World Economy: Symposium 1994 (Symposia and Conference Proceedings) . J.C.B. Mohr, Tübingen, Germany, 108-110. ISBN 9783161465192

1995

Pissarides, Christopher (1995) Trade liberalization and the returns to human capital in developing countries World development report, Centre for Economic Performance , London, UK.

Mortensen, Dale T and Pissarides, Christopher (1995) Technological progress CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0264, 264. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1994

Pissarides, Christopher (1994) Search unemployment with on-the job search Review of Economic Studies, 61 (3(208)). 457-476. ISSN 0034-6527

Pissarides, Christopher and Wadsworth, J (1994) On-the-job search : some empirical evidence from Britain European Economic Review, 38 (2). 385-402. ISSN 0014-2921

Mortensen, Dale T and Pissarides, Christopher (1994) Job creation and job destruction in the theory of unemployment Review of Economic Studies, 61 (3(208)). 397-416. ISSN 0034-6527

Bentolila, Samuel and Dolado, Juan J. and Franz, Wolfgang and Pissarides, Christopher (1994) Labour flexibility and wages: lessons from Spain Economic Policy, 9 (18). 53-99. ISSN 0266-4658

Pissarides, Christopher (1994) Book review: J. Christl, "the unemployment/vacancy curve: theoretical foundations and empirical relevance" Journal of Economic Literature, 32 (1). 156-157. ISSN 0022-0515

Pissarides, Christopher (1994) Comments on P. Krugman, “Past and prospective causes of high unemployment”

1993

Pissarides, Christopher (1993) Book review: J. H. Dreze, "unemployment equilibria: essays in theory, econometrics and policy" Economic Journal, 103 (408). 738-739. ISSN 0013-0133

Pissarides, Christopher (1993) Comments on J. S. Leonard, J. Dolado and M. van Audenrode, “Corporatism run amok: job stability and industrial policy in Belgium and the United States” Economic Policy, 8 (17). 393-395. ISSN 0266-4658

Pissarides, Christopher (1993) Labour hoarding in industrial countries: concept and measurement In: Boeri, Tito and Garonna, P., (eds.) Employment and Unemployment in Economies in Transition: Conceptual and Measurement Issues . Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development , Paris, France, 47-59. ISBN 9789264139107

Estrin, Saul and Pissarides, Christopher (1993) Unemployment statistics in Central and Eastern Europe: The role of the Labour Force Survey In: Powers, S., (ed.) Economic Statistics for Economies in Transition: Eastern Europe in the 1990s. US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC, USA, 212-231.

Pissarides, Christopher (1993) Comments on G. J. van den Berg and Geert Ridder, “On the estimation of equilibrium search models from panel data” In: van Ours, Jan and Pfann, Gerard and Ridder, Geert , (eds.) Labor Demand and Equilibrium Wage Formation . North-Holland (part of Elsevier Science Ltd), Amsterdam, Holland, 246-247. ISBN 9780444895905

Mortensen, Dale T and Pissarides, Christopher (1993) The cyclical behavior of job creation and job destruction In: van Ours, Jan and Pfann, Gerard A. and Ridder, Geert, (eds.) Labor Demand and Equilibrium Wage Formation (Contributions to Economic Analysis). North-Holland , Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 201-222. ISBN 9780444895905

Mortensen, Dale T and Pissarides, Christopher (1993) Job creation and job destruction in the theory of unemployment CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0110, 110. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Pissarides, Christopher (1993) Labor markets in the Middle East and North Africa Middle East and North Africa discussion paper series , The World Bank, Washington, USA.

1992

Pissarides, Christopher (1992) Book review: W. Driehuis, M.M.G. Fase and H. Den Hartog, editors, "challenges for macroeconomic modelling" Journal of Applied Econometrics, 7 (2). 221-224. ISSN 1099-1255

Pissarides, Christopher and Wadsworth, Jonathan (1992) Unemployment risks In: Mclaughl , Eithne, (ed.) Understanding Unemployment . Routledge, London, UK, 58-79. ISBN 9780415078061

Pissarides, Christopher (1992) Search theory at twenty-one CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0090, 90. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science,, London, UK.

Pissarides, Christopher (1992) Loss of skill during unemployment and the persistence of employment shocks Quarterly Journal of Economics, 107 (4). 1371-1392. ISSN 0033-5533

Pissarides, Christopher (1992) Search unemployment with on-the-job search CEP discussion paper, 74. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Bean, C and Pissarides, Christopher (1992) Unemployment, consumption and growth CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0100, 100. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1991

Pissarides, Christopher (1991) Real wages and unemployment in Australia Economica, 58 (229). 35-55. ISSN 0013-0427

Pissarides, Christopher (1991) Macroeconomic adjustment and poverty in selected industrial countries World Bank Economic Review, 5. 207-230. ISSN 0258-6770

Pissarides, Christopher (1991) The case for earnings questions in the European Community labour force survey

Bean, Charles R. and Pissarides, Christopher (1991) Skill shortages and structural unemployment in Britain: a (mis)matching approach In: Padoa-Schioppa, Fiorella , (ed.) MISmatch and Labour Mobility. Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, UK, 325-353. ISBN 9780521402439

1990

Pissarides, Christopher (1990) Equilibrium unemployment theory Blackwell, Oxford. ISBN 0-63-115213-x

Pissarides, Christopher and McMaster, I (1990) Regional migration, wage and unemployment : empirical evidence and implications for policy Oxford Economic Papers, 42 (4). 812-831. ISSN 0030-7653

Pissarides, Christopher (1990) Comment In: Calmfors, L, (ed.) Wage Formation and Macroeconomic Policy in the Nordic Countries. SNS Forlag, Stockholm, 281-283. ISBN 9-17-150368-4

Pissarides, Christopher and Moghadam, R (1990) Relative wage flexibility in four countries In: Calmfors, L, (ed.) Wage Formation and Macroeconomic Policy in the Nordic Countries. SNS Forlag, Stockholm, 417-442. ISBN 9-17-150368-4

Pissarides, Christopher (1990) Comments on S. Holden and A. Rodseth, “Wage formation in Norway” In: Wage Formation and Macroeconomic Policy in the Nordic Countries. SNS in cooperation with University Press, Stockholm, Sweden, 281-283. ISBN 9789171503688

Pissarides, Christopher and Wadsworth, Jonathan (1990) Who are the unemployed? CEP discussion papers, CEPDP0012. London School of Economics and Political Science, Centre for Economic Performance, London.

Pissarides, Christopher (1990) Macroeconomic adjustment and poverty in selected developed countries CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0013, 13. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Jackman, Richard and Pissarides, Christopher and Savouri, S (1990) Labour market policies and unemployment in the OECD CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP0011. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1989

Pissarides, Christopher (1989) Unemployment and macroeconomics Economica, 56 (221). 1-14. ISSN 0013-0427

Pissarides, Christopher and Wadsworth, Jonathan (1989) Unemployment and the inter-regional mobility of labour Economic Journal, 99 (397). 739-755. ISSN 0013-0133

Pissarides, Christopher and Weber, G (1989) An expenditure-based estimate of Britain's black economy Journal of Public Economics, 39 (1). 17-32. ISSN 0047-2727

Pissarides, Christopher (1989) Unemployment consequences of an aging population : an application of insider-outsider theory European Economic Review, 33 (02-Mar). 355-366. ISSN 0014-2921

Pissarides, Christopher and Weber, G (1989) An expenditure-based estimate of Britain's black economy IFS working paper series ; no. 89/6, Institute for Fiscal Studies, London.

Jackman, Richard and Layard, Richard and Pissarides, Christopher (1989) On vacancies Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 51 (4). 377-394. ISSN 0305-9049

Meghir, Costas and Ioannides, Yannis and Pissarides, Christopher (1989) Female participation and male unemployment duration in Greece European Economic Review, 33 (2-3.). 395-406. ISSN 0014-2921

Pissarides, Christopher (1989) Book review: G. Hadjimatheou, "consumer economics after Keynes: theory and evidence of the consumption function" Journal of Economic Literature, 27 (1). 81-82. ISSN 0022-0515

Pissarides, Christopher and Moghadam, R (1989) Relative wage flexibility in four countries 434. London School of Economics and Political Science, Centre for Labour Economics, London.

1988

Pissarides, Christopher (1988) Comments on M. Burda, “"Wait unemployment" in Europe” Economic Policy, 3 (2). 420-422. ISSN 0266-4658

Pissarides, Christopher (1988) The search equilibrium approach to fluctuations in employment American Economic Review, 78 (2). 363-368. ISSN 0002-8282

Pissarides, Christopher (1988) Book review: T.J. Sargent, "dynamic macroeconomic theory" Economica, 55 (220). 547-548. ISSN 1468-0335

1987

Pissarides, Christopher (1987) Search, wage bargains and cycles Review of Economic Studies, 54 (179). 473-483. ISSN 0034-6527

Pissarides, Christopher (1987) Mass unemployment : a review essay Journal of Monetary Economics, 20 (1). 183-188. ISSN 0304-3932

Pissarides, Christopher (1987) Wages and employment : a framework for analysis with application to three policy issues Economic Record, 63 (183). 301-312. ISSN 0013-0249

Pissarides, Christopher (1987) Book review: J. Frank, the new keynesian economics: unemployment, search and contracting Economic Journal, 97 (386). 510-512. ISSN 0013-0133

Pissarides, Christopher (1987) Comments on J. Dreze, “Work sharing” In: Layard, Richard and Calmfors, Lars, (eds.) The Fight Against Unemployment. Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) Series. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. ISBN 9780262121224

Pissarides, Christopher (1987) Real wages and unemployment in Australia Discussion paper / London School of Economics and Political Science, Centre for Labour Economics ; no. 286, London School of Economics and Political Science, Centre for Labour Economics, London.

Pissarides, Christopher (1987) A critical assessment of some recent approaches to the theory of unemployment In: Pederson, Peder J and Lund, Reinhard, (eds.) Unemployment: Theory, Policy and Structure. De Gruyter studies in organization (10). Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany, 3-16. ISBN 089925277X

1986

Pissarides, Christopher (1986) Unemployment and vacancies in Britain Economic Policy, 1 (3). 499-559. ISSN 0266-4658

Pissarides, Christopher (1986) Trade unions and the efficiency of the natural rate of unemployment Journal of Labor Economics, 4 (4). 582-595. ISSN 0734-306X

Pissarides, Christopher (1986) Book review: M. Bruno and J.Sachs, the economics of world stagflation Journal of Economic Literature, 24 (2). 678-680. ISSN 0022-0515

Pissarides, Christopher (1986) Equilibrium effects of tax-based incomes policies In: Colander, David C, (ed.) Incentive-Based Incomes Policies : Advances in Tip and Map. Ballinger, Cambridge, Mass.. ISBN 0-887300820

Pissarides, Christopher and Smith, S and Weber, G (1986) The expenditure approach to calculating the under-reporting of income In: Smith, Stephen, (ed.) Britain's Shadow Economy. Clarendon Press, Oxford. ISBN 0-198285698

Pissarides, Christopher and Layard, Richard and Jackman, Richard (1986) Policies for reducing the natural rate of unemployment In: Butkiewicz, James L. and Koford, Kenneth J. and Miller, Jeffrey B., (eds.) Keynes' Economic Legacy. Praeger, New York, USA. ISBN 003004202X

1985

Pissarides, Christopher (1985) Taxes, subsidies and equilibrium unemployment Review of Economic Studies, 52 (1). 121-133. ISSN 0034-6527

Pissarides, Christopher (1985) Dynamics of unemployment, vacancies and real wages with trade unions Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 87 (2). 386-403. ISSN 0347-0520

Pissarides, Christopher and Ioannides, Y (1985) Monopsony and the lifetime relation between wages and productivity Journal of Labor Economics, 3 (1 (pt1). 91-100. ISSN 0734-306X

Pissarides, Christopher (1985) Short-run equilibrium dynamics of unemployment vacancies, and real wages American Economic Review, 75 (4). 676-690. ISSN 0002-8282

Pissarides, Christopher (1985) Job search and the functioning of labour markets : a survey In: Carline, D and Pissarides, C A and Siebert, W S and Sloane, P J, (eds.) Surveys in Economics : Labour Economics. Longman, London. ISBN 0-582295645

Pissarides, Christopher (1985) Comments on J.E. Stiglitz, “Theories of wage rigidity” In: Butkiewicz, J.L. and Koford, K.L. and Miller, J.B., (eds.) Keynes Economic Legacy. Praeger Publishers (Part of Greenwood Publishing Group), New York, USA, 206-209. ISBN 9780275900380

Pissarides, Christopher (1985) Comments on A. Leijonhufvud, “What Keynes would have thought of rational expectations?” In: Butkiewicz, J.L. and Koford, K.L. and Miller, J.B., (eds.) Keynes Economic Legacy. Praeger Publishers (Part of Greenwood Publishing Group), New York, USA, 55-57. ISBN 9780275900380

1984

Pissarides, Christopher (1984) Efficient job rejection Economic Journal, 94 (supple). 97-108. ISSN 0013-0133

Pissarides, Christopher (1984) Search intensity, job advertising and efficiency Journal of Labor Economics, 2. 128-143. ISSN 0734-306X

Pissarides, Christopher (1984) An overview of the demand for post-compulsory education in Britain In: Weisbrod, Burton and Hughes, Helen, (eds.) Human Resources, Employment and Development. Vol.3, the Problems of Developed Countries and the International Economy. Macmillan, London. ISBN 0-333327365

1983

Pissarides, Christopher (1983) Efficiency aspects of the financing of unemployment insurance and other government expenditure Review of Economic Studies, 50 (1). 57-69. ISSN 0034-6527

Pissarides, Christopher (1983) Book review: R.L. Martin (ed.), Regional wage inflation and unemployment Environment and Planning A, 15 (2). 278-279. ISSN 0308-518X

Alogoskoufis, G and Pissarides, Christopher (1983) A test of price sluggishness in the simple rational expectations model: UK 1950-1980 Economic Journal, 93 (371). 616-628. ISSN 0013-0133

Ioannides, Yannis M and Pissarides, Christopher (1983) Wages and employment with firm-specific seniority Bell Journal of Economics, 14 (2). 573-580. ISSN 0741-6261

1982

Pissarides, Christopher (1982) From school to university : the demand for post-compulsory education in Britain Economic Journal, 92 (367). 654-667. ISSN 0013-0133

Pissarides, Christopher (1982) Job search and the duration of layoff unemployment Quarterly Journal of Economics, 97 (4). 595-612. ISSN 0033-5533

1981

Pissarides, Christopher (1981) Staying on at school in England and Wales Economica, 48 (192). 345-363. ISSN 0013-0427

Pissarides, Christopher (1981) Contract theory, temporary layoffs and unemployment : a critical assessment In: Currie, D and Peel, D and Peters, W, (eds.) Microeconomic Analysis : Essays in Microeconomics and Economic Development. Croom Helm, London.

Pissarides, Christopher (1981) Comments on P.G. Hare and D.T. Ulph, “Imperfect capital markets and the public provision of education” In: Bowman, Mary Jean, (ed.) Collective Choice in Education . Studies in Public Choice. Kluwer-Nijhoff Pub., Boston, USA. ISBN 089838091X

Pissarides, Christopher (1981) Comments on P.G. Hare and D.T. Ulph, “Imperfect capital markets and the public provision of education” Public Choice, 36 (3). 509-510. ISSN 0048-5829

1980

Pissarides, Christopher (1980) British government popularity and economic performance Economic Journal, 90 (359). 569-581. ISSN 0013-0133

Pissarides, Christopher (1980) The wealth-age relation with life insurance Economica, 47 (188). 451-457. ISSN 0013-0427

Pissarides, Christopher (1980) Social security, life-cycle savings and retirement In: Collard, David and Lecomber, Richard and Slater, Martin, (eds.) Income Distribution : the Limits to Redistribution. Colston papers; 31. Scientechnica, Bristol. ISBN 0-856080276

Zabalza, A and Pissarides, Christopher and Barton, M (1980) Social security and the choice between full-time work, part-time work and retirement Journal of Public Economics, 14 (2). 245-276. ISSN 0047-2727

Pissarides, Christopher (1980) Book review: K.Nagatani, monetary theory Economica, 47 (188). 485-487. ISSN 0013-0427

Pissarides, Christopher (1980) Book review: J.Niehans, the theory of money Economica, 47 (188). 485-487. ISSN 0013-0427

Pissarides, Christopher (1980) Book review: E. Fama, foundations of finance: portfolio decisions and security prices Economica, 47 (188). 484-485. ISSN 0013-0427

1979

Pissarides, Christopher (1979) Job matchings with state employment agencies and random search Economic Journal, 89 (356). 818-833. ISSN 0013-0133

Pissarides, Christopher (1979) Book review: G.C. Harcourt (ed.), the microeconomic foundations of macroeconomics Economica, 46 (182). 205-208. ISSN 0013-0427

1978

Pissarides, Christopher (1978) The role of relative wages and excess demand in the sectoral flow of labour Review of Economic Studies, 45 (3). 453-467. ISSN 0034-6527

Pissarides, Christopher (1978) Liquidity considerations in the theory of consumption Quarterly Journal of Economics, 92 (2). 279-296. ISSN 0033-5533

1977

Pissarides, Christopher (1977) Book review: C.R. Coates, the demand for money by firms Economica , 44 (175). 307-308. ISSN 0013-0427

1976

Pissarides, Christopher (1976) Job search and participation Economica, 43 (169). 33-49. ISSN 0013-0427

Pissarides, Christopher (1976) Labour market adjustment: microeconomic foundations of short-run neoclassical and Keynesian dynamics Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 052121064x

1974

Pissarides, Christopher (1974) Risk, job search, and income distribution Journal of Political Economy, 82 (6). 1255-1267. ISSN 0022-3808

1972

Pissarides, Christopher (1972) A model of British macroeconomic policy, 1955-1969 Manchester School of Economic and Social Studies, 40 (3). 245-259. ISSN 0025-2034


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A standard reference, which focuses on the modelling of the transitions in and out of unemployment, and on the implications for macroeconomic equilibrium and for efficiency of the labour market.

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Awards

Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences 2010; IZA Prize in Labor Economics 2005

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Professor Pissarides has written extensively in professional journals and his book 'Equilibrium Unemployment Theory', now in its second edition, is a standard reference in the economics of unemployment. In 2009 he served as vice president of the European Economic Association, to become president elect in 2010 and president in 2011.

He has served as head of the Economics Department at LSE, and he is an elected fellow of the British Academy, the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association and the Society of Labor Economists. He is also a member of Council of the European Economic Association and the Econometric Society and a former member of Council of the Royal Economic Society. He is the chairman of the Economica board, and a member of other editorial boards, a research fellow of the Centre of Economic Performance at LSE (and a former head of its Macroeconomics Research Programme), of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London), and of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn). He is also a Non-National Senior Associate, Forum for Economic Research in the Arab Countries, Iran and Turkey and a former member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Cyprus (2000-2007). He has served on the European Employment Task Force (2003) and he has been a consultant on employment policy and other labour issues for the World Bank, the European Commission, the Bank of England and the OECD.

 

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