Yannis M. Ioannides holds the Max and Herta Neubauer Chair in Economics at Tufts University. His research interests combine social economics and inequality, macroeconomics, and social interactions and urban structure on a world scale. He has published more than one hundred scientific works. Ioannides served as a member of the “MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Social Interactions and Economic Inequality” and is currently a member of the “Human Capital and Economic Opportunity: A Global Working Group,” of the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, University of Chicago. His book, From Neighborhoods to Nations, The Economics of Social Interactions, was published in 2013 by Princeton University Press. He has taken a particular interest in the Greek and European crisis.
Ioannides received a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University in Athens, Greece, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Engineering-Economic Systems and Economics from Stanford University in 1970 and 1974 respectively.