Dr. Apostolos Davillas is an Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Greece. Prior to this appointment, Dr Davillas was an Associate Professor and (previously) Lecturer (Scale B) at the University of East Anglia. Before these appointments, he was a (tenured) Research Fellow (and, previously, post-doc researcher) at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex (2013-2019).

He is also a Research Affiliate at HEDG, University of York, a Research Associate at ISER (University of Essex), a GLO Fellow, and a Research Fellow at the RWI Research Network.

His research covers a range of topics such as the determinants of health, health care demand, utilisation of health services and health care costs, the economics of obesity, disability, and socioeconomic inequalities in health and health care. Part of his research also focuses on the survey measurement of health, and particularly the use of biomarkers as health measures for social science and (health) economics research.

On these topics, he published papers in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, Economics Letters, Energy Economics, Review of Income and Wealth, Social Science & Medicine, Economics & Human Biology, Empirical Economics, and in high-impact interdisciplinary journals.

Apostolos Davillas joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2020.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16049
published as 'On the road to equity: examining income-related inequalities in ownership of safer cars' in: Oxford Open Economics, 2024, 3, odae002
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15085
revised version published in: Economics & Human Biology, 2023, 49, 101219
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14925
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2022, 204, 543-565
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14790
revised version published in : Health Economics, 2022, 31 (5), 912-920
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14695
revised version published in: Economics Letters, 2021, 209, 110101
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14635
revised version published in: Energy Economics, 2022, 106, 105794
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14485
revised published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2023, 69 (4), 861-85.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14119
revised version published as 'Weather, mental health, and mobility during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic' in: Health Economics, 2021, 30 (9), 2296-2306
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