Theodore Koutmeridis

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Dr Theodore Koutmeridis is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow, where he co-ordinates the "Behaviour, Structure and Interventions" interdisciplinary research network. He holds a PhD in Economics from Warwick University where he was a Royal Economic Society Junior Fellow and an Onassis Scholar. His work on economic inequality and crime has been recognised with various awards, such as the Sir Alec Cairncross Prize in Economics, the 1st Prize of the European Science Days Interdisciplinary Award, the British Academy Rising Star Award, and has been featured in the media and various symposia, such as his TEDx talk on "The Underground Economy". His work has been awarded grants for research, teaching, impact and engagement, and more recently with an ESRC-DFID grant for fieldwork in underdeveloped Indian schools (£700,000, 2018-21). As a Member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh's Young Academy he has contributed to the "RSE/YAS Brexit Report", while he has recently been a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University.

Website: https://koutmeridis.wordpress.com/

Areas of Interest
Economics and Social Sciences
University of St Andrews
Key words
wage inequality, market failures, economics of crime

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