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Academic Staff

Parantap Basu (Director) researches issues such as inequality and growth, finance and growth, FDI and growth, education and growth, malnutrition and growth. Parantap was a member of the scientific committee for advising European Commission during 2010-2011.

Anurag Banerjee is the centre's lead econometrician. He also has an active interest in education and agricultural policy.

Xiaoshan Chen's research currently focuses on New Keynesian Macroeconomics, using micro-founded models to analyse monetary policy transmission, monetary policy switching, and monetary policy delegation schemes.

David Chivers specialises in the macroeconomics of growth, inequality and development.

Vladislav Damjanovic's research is mainly focused on welfare implications of universal and separated banking as well risk management in DSGE models.

Tatiana Damjanovic's primary research area is macroeconomics and banking.

Sara Eugeni's areas of intererst are macroeconomic theory and international macroeconomics.

Richard Harris' research focuses on estimates of productivity at the firm-level, and how to use these to consider issues such as productivity growth in the UK due to inward FDI, and differences in such growth across spatial areas.

Nigar Hashimzade undertakes research in applied microeconomic theory and time series econometric theory.

Daniel Li, researches on contract theory, industrial organization, as well as the incentive and institutional issues in development.

Laura Marsiliani researches environmental economics - pertinent for understanding the link between environment, health and growth.

John Moffat's main research interests are in policy evaluation, productivity analysis, spatial economics and labour economics.

Nikos Paltalidis is a policy-oriented economist whose expertise is in addressing issues promoting economic growth to improve international economic policy.

Les Reinhorn and Thomas Renstrom's research area is public finance wtih direct public policy implications for growth.

Bibhas Saha is an applied micro-economist specialising in the area of betting markets, corruption, privatisation and development economics.

Visiting Professor

Stephen Millard, Bank of England

PhD Students/Teaching Assistants

  • Helena Brennan
  • Youthapoom Charusreni
  • Tevy Chawwa
  • Oladipupo Daramola
  • Yunzi He
  • Bledar Hoda
  • Hee Chang Jang
  • Kamlesh Kumar
  • Juyeon Lee
  • Junqi Li
  • Xiaoxiao Ma
  • Suraj Mattai
  • Norlia Mohd-zain
  • Changhyun Park
  • Eliud Diaz Romo
  • Raja Shaikh
  • Meng Tang
  • Bart Van-ark
  • Jiunn Wang
  • Yung-lin Wang
  • Narongchai Yaisawang
  • Jingyu Zhang

A complete list of PhD students researching in the area of Economics can be found here.

PhD by research

Research Seminars