Christopher Pissarides is the Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also the Professor of European Studies at the University of Cyprus and the Co-Chair of the Institute for the Future of Work. He specialises in the economics of the labour market, in particular employment and unemployment, structural change and productivity growth. He is currently the PI of a large Nuffield Foundation funded project on the Future of Work and Well-Being, focusing on the impact of new technologies on work and well-being in the United Kingdom. He has written extensively in professional journals and his book Equilibrium Unemployment Theory (MIT Press) is a standard reference in the economics of unemployment. He has served as Head of the Economics Department at the LSE, President of the European Economic Association and in 2024 he will become the President of the Royal Economic Society. He is an elected Fellow of the British Academy, the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association and the Society of Labor Economists. He has served on the European Employment Task Force (2003) and he has been a Consultant on employment policy and other labour issues for the World Bank, the European Commission, the Bank of England and the OECD. He was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics, jointly with Dale Mortensen of Northwestern University and Peter Diamond of MIT, for his work in the economics of markets with frictions, the IZA Prize in Labor Economics and several other awards and society memberships.