Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Oded Stark, Adjunct Professor

Oded Stark is Distinguished Fellow at the Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, a Distinguished Professor at the University of Warsaw, a Distinguished Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics, a University Professor and Chair in Economic and Regional Policy at the University of Klagenfurt, an Honorary University Professor of Economics at the University of Vienna, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tuebingen. He served as a Professor of Economics (Chair in Development Economics) at the University of Oslo, and prior to that as a Professor of Population and Economics and as the Director of the Migration and Development Program at Harvard University. He has written on applied microeconomic theory, development economics, population economics, the economics of migration, labor economics, evolutionary economics, urban economics, regional economics, and the theory of the firm. He is the author of the critically acclaimed books The Migration of Labor (Oxford and Cambridge, MA: Blackwell 1991 and 1993), and Altruism and Beyond, An Economic Analysis of Transfers and Exchanges Within Families and Groups (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1995 and 1999), and is the co-editor of the Handbook of Population and Family Economics (in Handbooks in Economics; Amsterdam: North-Holland 1997, and Beijing: Economic Science Press 2004).


Oded Stark is a Humboldt Awardee, and a Presidential Professor of Economic Sciences (Poland). In March 2013, he has received the degree of a „Doctor honoris causa“ from the University of Warsaw.