Dimitris Batzilis

Accounting, Economics and Finance

BA in Economics, Harvard University; MA in Economics, University of Chicago; PhD in Economics, University of Chicago.

Dr. Batzilis joined the Department of Accounting, Economics and Financein 2017, having previously worked at Purdue University Fort Wayne.  He teaches courses in the areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics, mathematics, and on the history of economic thought. His research focuses on political economics and applied microeconomics, with an emphasis on the economics of corruption and the interplay between political considerations and the management of the government. His research has been featured in the books “Greed, Corruption and the Modern State: Essays in Political Economy”(2015, E. Elgar Publishing) and “African Successes: Modernization and Development”(2016, NBER).