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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

Advice and Feedback hours Summer Term

Tuesday 11:00

Please contact me in advance by email to obtain a link for the Zoom meeting. If you cannot make it at that time, please contact me to coordinate an alternative option

Research Interests

Economic Growth and Development


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.

Explaining the origin of the state

Updated version (February 2020), with new data on the distribution of wild relatives of domesticated crops, of my paper with Joram Mayshar and Luigi Pascali: The Origin of the State: Productivity or Appropriability? ;Appendix

An article in the Washington Post; A column on VOX CEPR's policy por; A post on Barcelona GSE Focus; A post in Mostly Economics; a post on naked capitalism; A post on War in Context; A post in A Economia no Seculo 21; A post on InsTED; An article in the Washington Post (reprinted by Tampa Bay Times); A column in the FT

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


View my publications.