Chrysovalantis Vasilakis is Associate Professor at Bangor University, Department of Business. He has obtained his PhD in Economics in 2013 from Universite Catholque de Louvain. He is also Research Associate at Institute of Economic and Social Research- (IRES)-Universite Catholique de Louvain and The management and Decision Laboratory (MDE-LAB) of the University of Aegean, Department of Financial Engineering and Management.

His research interests are in International Migration, applied econometrics with applications in Finance, Health, Education, Economic Growth and Gender, Corporate Governance. He is also interested in Big data, Machine learning, Forecasting, Number theory and Partial differential equations.

Chrysovalantis joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in October 2018.