- Visiting fellows
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ryan is a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. His research primarily focuses on labour economics, dealing with employment dynamics.
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.
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.
Sevi Rodriguez Mora
Sevi is Professor in Economics at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include macroeconomics, allocation of human resources and political economy.
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.
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.
Gary is Eller Professor of Economics at Princeton University. His research involves empirical analysis of labour market issues.
Lodewijk (Ludo) Visschers
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.
Bjoern joined the project as an annual fellow in November 2016. Bjoern is currently is currently an associate professor at the VU University of Amsterdam. Bjoern’s research interests focus on labour economics, macroeconomics and political economy.
Paul is currently a postdoctoral research at the University of Gothenburg. Paul’s research interests include empirical micro economics, job search frictions in labour markets and the policies that aim to reduce such frictions.
Gabor is currently an advisor at the Bank of England, having currently working at the IMF, Bank of Hungary and HM Treasury. Gabor’s research interests in macroeconomics, applied econometrics and macro finance.
In late-2017, the project will welcome Christina Romer as a visiting fellow.
Christina Romer is currently Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, having previously acted as Chairwoman of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama Administration.
Also, in late-2017, the project will welcome David Romer as a visiting fellow.
David Romer is currently Herman Royer Professor of Political Economy at the University of California, Berkeley and is the author of the standard textbook in graduate macroeconomics.
In November 2016, the project also welcomed Helene Turon as a visiting fellow.
Helene is currently a reader in economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Bristol. Helene's research interests include labour economics, including both theoretical and empirical aspects of labour market models.
In November 2016, the project welcomed Christopher Busch as a visiting fellow.
Christopher is currently a PhD in Economics student at the University of Cologne and is a Junior Fellow of the Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe at the House of Finance at Goethe University, Frankfurt.
In June 2016, the project welcomed Olga Gorbachev as a visiting fellow.
Olga is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware. Her research centers on understanding the impact economic instability has on household welfare.
Juraj joined the project in October 2016, under the supervision of Sevi Rodriguez Mora. Juraj's research focuses on the drivers of income inequality in advanced economies, especially the role of trade unions and taxation.
Prior to joining the project, Juraj completed his MSc in Economics at the University of Edinburgh. Juraj has taught extensively on undergraduate programmes.
Ludovic Christian Feumo
Ludovic joined the project in December 2016, under the supervision of Sevi Rodriguez Mora. Ludovic's research interests include macroeconomics, monetary economics, economic development, innovation and technological change and growth.
Prior to joining the project, Ludovic studied his MSc in Economics at the University of Helsinki and worked for a period at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.
Ludovic joined the project in October 2015, under the supervision of Jonathan Thomas. Julia's research interests include macroeconomics, finance and labour economics.
Prior to joining the project, Julia studied her MSc in Economics at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Nuremberg.