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Dr Dimitrios Minos

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Department of Political Economy
King’s College London
Strand Campus
Bush House (North East Wing)
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Dr Dimitrios Minos is a Teaching Fellow in Economics in the Department of Political Economy. His main research interests are in the fields of development and health economics, as well as governance and political economy. Dimitrios holds a PhD in Economics from Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Germany. Before joining the department, he was a Research Associate at the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University and he taught at Georg-August-University of Göttingen. Dimitrios also provided consulting services for a variety of national and international organizations (KfW, DFID, World Bank etc.).


Dimitrios specializes in econometric applications, panel data and impact evaluation. His research focuses on a wide variety of issues related to developing countries. His work examines the determinants of obesity in developing countries and consumption smoothing for households during economic crises. He also worked in survey design, data collection and evaluation, as well as implementation of econometric techniques in the field of health economics.


  • Principles of Economics


“Economic Growth, Climate Change and Obesity” with Iris Butzlaff, Kathrin-Maria Demmler and Ramona Rischke. Current Obesity Reports (4) 1-8 DOI: 10.1007/s13679-016-0234-7

Selected working papers and ongoing work

"The (Agri-)Cultural Origins of Obesity", with Evangelos Dioikitopoulos and Sotirios Vandoros

“Eat, my child: Obesity among children in South Africa”, CRC-PEG Discussion Paper Series, No.197, University of Göttingen

“Overweight and Obesity in Developing Countries: A Panel Data Analysis”, CRC-PEG Discussion Paper Series, No.196, University of Göttingen

“Understanding the drivers of overweight and obesity in developing countries: The case of South Africa” with Iris Butzlaff, Global Food Discussion Paper Series No.78, University of Göttingen

“The Impact of Primary Biliary Cholangitis on Patient Health-related Utility and Health Service Resource Use in the UK: a cross-sectional study”, Working Paper, co-author, Newcastle University

"Consumption Smoothing during Economic Crises: The Case of Indonesia"

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