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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

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 Microfinance Disappointment

My paper, with Alexey Khazanov, Zvika Neeman, and Hosny Zoabi, "The Microfinance Disappointment: An Explanation based on Risk Aversion" is now available as a DP by the CEPR.

  • 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

  • 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


View my publications.


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