Short Bio

Theodore Papageorgiou is the Felter Family Professor of Economics at Boston College.

His main research interests are in labor economics, macroeconomics, as well as transportation economics. His research has been published in Econometrica, the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Review of Economic Studies. He has also published in top-field journals, including the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics and the Journal of Economic Theory.

Theodore received his BA from the University of Athens and his PhD from Yale University. Prior to joining Boston College, Theodore was on the faculty at Penn State University and McGill University and has held visiting positions at Harvard University, Princeton University and MIT Sloan. His research has been funded by the NSF, the NBER and the SSHRC. He is currently a co-editor of Economic Theory.

In 2022, his article “Geography, Transportation, and Endogenous Trade Costs,” (joint with Giulia Brancaccio and Myrto Kalouptsidi) won the Frisch Medal of the Econometric Society, for the best applied (empirical or theoretical) paper published in Econometrica during the previous four years.

Detailed CV can be found here.