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John Moore

Principal Investigator

John is George Watson's and Daniel Stewart's Professor of Political Economy at the University of Edinburgh. He is also a fellow of the British Academy, the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. In addition, he is a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. John's research deals with the nature of contracts and the interplay between financial markets and the rest of the economy. 

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Jonathan Thomas

Co-Investigator

Jonathan is Professor of Economics and Director of Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of Edinburgh, and a fellow of the Econometric Society and the British Academy. His research focuses on game theory, contract theory, international debt and labour economics. 

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Mike Elsby

Co-Investigator

Mike is Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh and an associate for the Economic Performance Center at LSE. His research interests broadly cover labour economics, macroeconomics, unemployment and wage determination. His recent work examines the measurement of labour market flows in developed economies. 

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Tim Worrall

Career Development and Capacity Building

Tim is Professor of Economics and Director of Postgraduate Research at the University of Edinburgh. He is a senior fellow of the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis and a member of the Network in Applied and Theoretical Economics. Tim's research interests involve contract theory, risk and uncertainty, network design, and game theory. 

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Stuart Sayer

Executive Director

Stuart is Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh and Executive Director of the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE). His research covers the areas of macroeconomic and monetary theory and policy, economic policy making and economics of Keynes. 

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Michele Belot

Co-Investigator

Michele is Professor of Economics at the European University Institute and at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include behavioural economics, economics of education and applied econometrics. 

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Pieter Gautier

Co-Investigator

Pieter is Professor of Economics at the VU University of Amsterdam and research fellow at CEPR, CESifo, IZA and the Tinbergen Institute. He is also a co-founder of the Search and Matching research group. Pieter's research focuses on search and matching models of the housing market, and the labour and marriage market. 

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Maia Guell

Co-Investigator

Maia is Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh and research affiliate in the Labour Economics Programme of CEPR, the Center for Economic Performance at the LSE and IZA. Her research interests include unemployment, gender differences in the labour market, study of inheritance using surname information and school choice. 

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John Hassler

Co-Investigator

John is Professor of Economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University. John is also a serving member of the Prize Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel and from 2013 to 2016 was chairman of the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council. His research covers areas of dynamic public finance, social mobility, growth and climate change. 

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Philipp Kircher

Co-Investigator

Philipp is Professor of Economics at the European University Institute and Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh. He is also a research fellow as CESifo Research Network and at the Center for Economic Policy Research and on the Executive Committee for the Search and Matching Research Group. His research interests include macroeconomic labour, microeconomic theory and resource allocation in markets with search frictions.

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Nobuhiro Kiyotaki

Co-Investigator

Nobuhiro is Professor of Economics at the Princeton University and Academic Consultant for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. His research focuses on monetary and macroeconomics. 

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Ryan Michaels

Co-Investigator

Ryan is a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. His research primarily focuses on labour economics, dealing with employment dynamics. 

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David Miles

Co-Investigator

David is Professor of Financial Economics at Imperial College Business School. Between 2009 and 2015 he was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England. His research focuses on policy issues connected with financial stability, the housing market and the setting of monetary policy. David was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2016 for services to monetary policy.

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Iourii Manovskii

Co-Investigator

Iourri is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and resarch fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bon. His research involves broad fields of macroeconomics and labour economics, focusing on the quantitative study of labour markets, using dynamic general equilibrium models. 

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Sevi Rodriguez Mora

Co-Investigator

Sevi is Professor in Economics at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include macroeconomics, allocation of human resources and political economy. 

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Matthew Shapiro

Co-Investigator

Matthew is Lawrence R. Klein Collegiate Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Among his current research interests are consumption, saving, retirement, and portfolio choices of households, the effects of tax policy on investment, using surveys in macroeconomics, and improving the quality of national economic statistics.

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Andy Snell

Co-Investigator

Andy is Professor in Economics and Postgraduate Admissions Director at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on economic theory, finance theory, applied finance and macroeconomics. 

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Gary Solon

Co-Investigator

Gary is Eller Professor of Economics at Princeton University. His research involves empirical analysis of labour market issues. 

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Lodewijk (Ludo) Visschers

Co-Investigator

Ludo is Professor in Economics at the University of Edinburgh and is a research affiliate at the Universidad Carloss III de Madrid. His research interests include macroeconomics, labour economics, monetary economics, search theory and information. 

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