Dr Stavros Poupakis is an applied microeconomist, working on health economics. He studies child development and health inequalities during childhood and takes an interest in policy evaluation aimed at reducing inequality and improving children's development. In a related research agenda, Stavros studied the effects of globalisation through its impact on trade and political networks across both developing and developed countries.
Stavros joined the UCL Institute for Global Health as a Lecturer in Economics in 2020. Previously, he held research positions at the Oxford Martin School in the University of Oxford and the Department of Economics at UCL. He earned a PhD in Economics from the University of Essex in 2018. Apart from his academic appointments, Stavros also collaborated with several international organisations, such as the Healthy Weight Partnership, the World Bank, and the IEA, OECD.
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