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Omer Moav

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Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 23476

Email: O dot Moav at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Research Interests

  • Economic Growth and Development


(here is a pdf version if you aren't on Twitter)

New experimental results supporting the main prediction of my paper with Dagmara Celik, Alexey Khazanov, Zvika Neeman, and Hosny Zoabi are now included in the working paper. Here is a short (~1500 words) article describing the paperLink opens in a new window, and here is the full paper: Why Not Borrow, Invest, and Escape Poverty?

My paper with Joram Mayshar and Luigi Pascali: The Origin of the State: Productivity or Appropriability? is now published by the Journal of Political Economy

A brief illustration on econimate

A short video, produced by the University of Warwick, explaining the paper's main contribution

An article in Newsweek Magazine; An article in the Washington Post; A column in the FT

and many other

  • The Neolithic Origin of Differences in Life Expectancy

Rafael Franck, Oded Galor, Omer Moav and Ömer Özak (2022) The Shadow of the Neolithic Revolution on Life Expectancy: A Double-Edged Sword

    • Endogenous institutions

    Presentation of a simple model explaining endogenous institutions, based on my paper with Joram Mayshar and Zvika Neeman, (APSR 2017) which you might find useful for teaching: Presentation, Handout, presentation of the full paper


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