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Omer Moav



Curriculum Vitae

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 23476

Email: O dot Moav at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S1.103

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Research Interests

Economic Growth and Development

News

(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: The Microfinance Disappointment: An Explanation Based on Risk Aversion

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


      Publications

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      Teaching


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      Undergraduate students:

      Link to Key contacts for undergraduate students

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      Article on how to study at home.

      Contact information for PPE students:

      Briony Jones, Senior Tutor, PPE

      Pais.dswb@warwick.ac.ukLink opens in a new window 

      Kirk Surgener, DSEP, PPE

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       Laura Gelhaus, Director of Personal Development, PPE

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       Postgraduate students:

      For any admin-related queries please contact the PG office economics.pgoffice@warwick.ac.ukLink opens in a new window 

      The senior tutor for PG students is Mahnaz Nazneen, who can provide pastoral support (concerns about welfare issues) to PG students

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      Political Economy Seminars

      CAGE seminars

      Economic History Seminar