Name George-Marios Angeletos
|Born 1975Athens, Greece|
Institution University of Zurich MIT
Alma mater Harvard Athens University of Economics and Business
Awards Bodossaki Foundation Prize (2008)
Education Athens University of Economics and Business, Harvard University
Similar People Christian Hellwig, Ivan Werning, Laurent‑Emmanuel Calvet, Emmanuel Farhi
Academic advisor Laurent-Emmanuel Calvet
EEA Schumpeter Lecture, 2016 George Marios Angeletos
George-Marios Angeletos (Greek: Γεώργιος-Μάριος Αγγελέτος; born in 1975, Athens, Greece) is a Greek economist who is a Professor of Economics at University of Zürich and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Angeletos was born in Athens, Greece. He earned his B.A. degree in Economics from Athens University of Economics and Business in 1996, and received his M.Sc. in Economics in 1997 from the same university. Angeletos earned his Ph.D in Economics in 2001 from Harvard. After graduating from Harvard, Angeletos became a member of the MIT faculty, and was awarded tenure there in 2007. In 2006, Angeletos received a Sloan Fellowship, awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Shortly after receiving tenure, Angeletos won the Bodossaki Foundation Prize in Social Sciences for distinguished young Greek scientists in 2008.
Angeletos has published many articles in the field of macroeconomics. In particular, much of his research has investigated the impact of informational frictions in macro settings. He has made many notable contributions to the field of global games, which followed the work of Stephen Morris and Hung Song Shin. More recently, his work has focused on the role of dispersed information in the business cycle.