Oded Galor

Professor of Economics


Oded Galor completed his BA and MA at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his PhD at Columbia University. He served as a Chilewich Professor of Economics at the Hebrew University, and he is currently Herbert H. Goldberger Professor of Economics, PSTC Associate, and Faculty Associate of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.

Galor is the founder of the field of Unified Growth Theory. His research focuses on the transition from stagnation to growth, comparative economic development, the interaction between human evolution and economic development, the relationship between inequality and economic growth.


Demographic transition, Economic growth, Evolution, Fertility, Inequality