Christopher Pissarides meets Dale Mortensen and decides to Continue his studies at the London school of Economics (LSE) under the supervision of Michio Morishima. He gets in Touch with S. Karlin´s work and develops the idea of human Capital as assets sold on the labour market.
In 1976 he returns to the LSE and teaches there ever since, rising to the rank of Norman Sosnow Professor in Economics.
Christopher Pissarides studies economics at the University of Essex. He enjoys the campus life and becomes interested in search theory and unemployment. He earns his master degree in 1971.
Christopher Pissarides teams up with Dale Mortensen to distill their individual work over the previous two decades into the influential paper „Job Creation and Job Destruction in the theory of Unemployment“. The resulting Mortensen-Pissarides model proves to be very influential in macroeconomics ever since.
Christopher Pissarides returns to Cyprus in 1973 and starts working in the research department of the federal bank. As he leaves Nicosia to pick up his girlfriend at Athens in 1974, the the government of Makarios is overthrown, leading to an invasion by the turkish army causing misery to thousands of people, making him and his family loose possessions and jobs.
In the need of a new job Christopher Pissarides works at the University of Southampton, teaching business economics.
Christopher Pissarides gets married. He and his wife have Two children. The marriage ends in 2008.
Christopher Pissarides attends school during the independence movement in Cyprus. Because of this disruptions his parents make him take private lessons.
Christopher Pissarides, Peter Diamond and Dale Mortensen are Awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for their analysis of markets with search frictions.
In preparation for his university entrance exams Christopher Pissarides studies mathematics.
Christopher A. Pissarides is born in Nicosia, Cyprus to his partens Antonius Pissarides and Evdokia Georgiades as one of three children.