Dr Theodore Koutmeridis
- Lecturer in Economics (Economics)
Theo Koutmeridis works on labour economics and on the interaction of economics and law, focusing mainly on crime, wage inequality and market failures, such as informational and financial frictions. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Warwick where he has been an Onassis Scholar and a Junior Fellow of the Royal Economic Society, while he has also been elected a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh's Young Academy of Scotland. His research and teaching contributions have been recognised with the 2014 Sir Alec Cairncross Prize for the best paper by the Scottish Economic Society, the 1st Prize of the Interdisciplinary Award for the best paper on signaling theory by the European Science Days, and an Award for Teaching Excellence by the department of economics at Warwick University.