Professor of Economics and Dean of the School of Economics and Management at the University of Cyprus and University Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Canada
Louis Christofides has taught at the University of Guelph, Canada, as assistant professor, associate professor and professor. Between 1987 and 1997 he served as chair of the university's department of economics. He has been Hallsworth Fellow at the University of Manchester, and a visitor at Jagiellonian University in Poland and at the Universities of Essex, London, Oxford and Munich. He has served as a referee for numerous journals, for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the U.S. National Science Foundation, the European Science Foundation and has acted as an external referee for promotions of academic staff and for Ph.D. theses. He has held research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and several other granting and government agencies. Christofides has also been a consultant to several government departments. He is a research associate of the Center for Economic Studies and the ifo Institute for Economic Research (Germany), and of the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network (National Centers of Excellence). He is also a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He is a member of several professional associations.
Christofides is currently a professor of economics and dean of the School of Economics and Management at the University of Cyprus and university professor emeritus at the University of Guelph, Canada.