Christopher A. Pissarides

Sir Christopher Antoniou Pissarides FBA ( Greek: Χριστόφορος Αντωνίου Πισσαρίδης; born 20 February 1948 ) is a Cypriot /British economist. He is the School Professor of Economics & Political Science and Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. His research interests focus on several topics of macroeconomics, notably labour, economic growth, and economic policy. In 2010, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics, jointly with Peter A. Diamond and Dale Mortensen, for his contributions to the theory of search frictions and macroeconomics.