Pierre Yared

Assistant Professor, Columbia University

Pierre Yared is an Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. He received an A.B. in economics at Harvard University in 2001 and a Ph.D. in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2007. His research examines a wide range of issues in macroeconomics and political economy. One branch of research explores the effect of political institutions on economic phenomena such as growth, trade, and public spending and debt. A second branch of research explores the impact of macroeconomic forces on political phenomena such as democratic transitions, coups, and violent conflict.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey