The Athens University of Economics and Business organizes on Thursday 14 April 2022 at 18:00, in the Amphitheater “Leonidas Zervas” of the National Research Foundation in Athens, the award ceremony of an Honorary Doctorate of the Department of Economics, of the School of Economics, to Professor,
Sir RICHARD BLUNDELL
The award ceremony will conclude with a lecture by Professor Blundell on
“Inequality and the Covid Crisis”
Professor Blundell holds the David Ricardo Chair of Political Economy at University College London, where he was appointed Professor of Economics in 1984. He is Director of the ESRC Center for Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), where he was Director of Research 1986 – 2016. In 2014 he knighted, for services in Economics and Social Sciences, while in 2006 he was awarded the CBE.
He has published groundbreaking papers in leading academic journals on microeconomics, consumer behavior, savings, labour supply, taxation, public finances, innovation and inequality.