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Sir Christopher Pissarides
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Born (1948-02-20) 20 February 1948 (age 73)[1]
Nicosia, Cyprus
NationalityCypriot, British
InstitutionLondon School of Economics 1976–present
University of Southampton 1974–76
University of Cyprus 2011–present[2]
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2013–present[3]
FieldLabour economics
Alma materLondon School of Economics
University of Essex
InfluencesDale Mortensen
ContributionsMacroeconomic search and matching theories of unemployment,
matching function,
structural growth
AwardsIZA Prize in Labor Economics (2006)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Information at IDEAS / RePEc
This person won a Nobel Prize
Sir Christopher Antoniou Pissarides (/ˌpɪsəˈrdz/; Greek: Χριστόφορος Αντωνίου Πισσαρίδης; born 20 February 1948[1]) is a British-Cypriot economist.

He is the School Professor of Economics & Political Science and Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, and Professor of European Studies at the University of Cyprus.

In 2010, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics, jointly with Peter A. Diamond and Dale Mortensen, "for their analysis of markets with theory of search frictions."[4]