Oded Galor is the Herbert Goldberger Professor of Economics at Brown University. He has founded the field of Unified Growth Theory, cracking the code of human progress, and he has pioneered the exploration of the impact of cultural adaptation, population diversity, and inequality on the process of development. He is a Research Fellow of CEPR, GLO, and IZA, a Research Associate of the NBER and CESifo, a Sackler Fellow at Tel-Aviv University. Furthermore, he is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Growth, the Editor of the Journal of Population Economics, and a Co-Editor of Macroeconomic Dynamics. He has received various awards including Doctorate Honoris Causa from UC Louvain and from Poznań University of Economics & Business, and he is an Elected Foreign Member of Academia Europaea and an Elected Fellow of the Econometric Society.

Professor Galor is the author of “The Journey of Humanity: The Origins of Wealth and Inequality” (Penguin Random house, March 2022) that is published in 30 languages worldwide.

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