Chrysovalantis Vasilakis is an Associate Professor at Bangor University, Department of Business. He obtained his PhD in Economics in 2013 from Universite Catholque de Louvain. He is also a Research Associate at the 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 and applied econometrics with applications in Finance, Health, Education, Economic Growth, and Data analytics. He is also interested in Big data, Machine learning, Forecasting, Number theory and Partial differential equations. He has received funding from Welsh Development Bank and British academy and he recently awarded the best paper theory and methodology from European Journal of Operation Research.

Chrysovalantis joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in October 2018 and became an IZA Fellow in December 2023.