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Orazio Attanasio

Institute for Fiscal Studies and Yale

Institute for Fiscal Studies and Yale

Orazio is a Professor at Yale, an International Research Fellow at IFS, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a Senior Fellow at the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic and Policy Research. In 2001 he was elected Fellow of the Econometric Society and in 2004 Fellow of the British Academy. He was President of the European Economic Association in 2014, and is a member of the Council of the Royal Economic Society.

After obtaining his PhD at the London School of Economics, Orazio taught at Stanford University and the University of Bologna. He was also a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford and visiting professor at the University of Chicago. He has  been Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of the European Economic Association and Quantitative Economics.

His current research interests focus principally on development economics, household consumption and saving behaviour, risk sharing and inequality.

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