Michalis Nikiforos is a research scholar working in the State of the US and World Economies program and an associate professor of political economy in the Department of History, Economics and Society of the University of Geneva. He works on the Institute’s stock-flow consistent macroeconomic model for the US economy and contributed to the recent construction of a similar model for Greece. He has coauthored several policy reports on the prospects of the US and European economies.
His research interests include macroeconomic theory and policy, the distribution of income, the theory of economic fluctuations, political economy, and the economics of monetary union. He has published papers in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics,the Review of Radical Political Economics, the Review of Keynesian Economics,and Metroeconomica; various other papers have appeared in the Levy Economics Institute Working Paper Series.
Nikiforos holds a BA in economics and an M.Sc. in economic theory from the Athens University of Economics and Business, and an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. in economics from the New School for Social Research.