Oded Galor

Biography


Oded Galor is the founder of the field of Unified Growth Theory. He has made seminal contributions to the understanding of the relationship between inequality and growth, human evolution and the process of development, demography and growth, and the role of deep-rooted factors in comparative economic development.

He has led the NBER research group on Income Distribution and Macroeconomics and he is a Research Fellow of the CEPR and IZA, and a Research Associate of the NBER.

Oded is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Growth, and a member of the editorial board of several journals, including Economics and Human Biology, the Journal of Economic Inequality, the Journal of Population Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics.