Michele Belot

By: Staff,  A&S Communications
Thu, 08/20/2020

Name and title:

Michele Belot, Professor, Economics

 Academic focus:

Labor economics, health economics, behavioral economics

Current research project: 

Randomized controlled trial testing interventions to support job seekers in their search 

Previous positions: 

  • Professor, Economics Department, European University Institute, 2016-2020
  • Professor, Economics Department, University of Edinburgh, 2012-2020
  • Research Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, 2008-2012
  • Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Economics Department, University of Essex, 2004-2012
  • Young Professional, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, 2002-2004

Academic background: 

  • Ph.D., Economics, Tilburg University, 2003
  • M.A., Economics, Catholic University of Louvain, 1998

Last book read: 

"Lakota Society" by James R. Walker

In your own time/when not working:

Spending time with my husband and daughter, hiking, visiting interesting places, cooking

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:

Introductory courses in labor economics, as well as specialized courses for graduate students

What most excites you about Cornell:

The fantastic research environment and the excellent students.


   Michele Belot