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Discover the academic staff in the Department of Economics

Our academic staff hold various posts within the Department of Economics. They deliver excellence in the teaching of our modules and conduct research in a wide range of specialisms.

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Academic members of staff

Tahani Al-Karkhi
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lukas Altermatt
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Rossella Argenziano
Reader, Department of Economics
Research interests: Microeconomic Theory; Game Theory; Industrial Organization; Decision Theory
Roy Bailey
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Ceren Baysan
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Sibel Beadle
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Sonia Bhalotra
Professor, Department of Economics
Nadia Campaniello
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Public Economics; Economics of Crime; Labour Economics
Carlos Carrillo Tudela
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour Economics; Search and Matching Theory; Macroeconomics; Quantitative Economics
Marcus Chambers
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: time series econometrics; continuous time models and issues of temporal aggregation; jackknife methods; mixed frequency data; frequency domain methods of estimation and inference
Alexander Clymo
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Macroeconomics; Heterogeneous agent modelling; Optimal taxation; Macro-finance
Melvyn Coles
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Equilibrium trade with frictions, especially labour; Marriage markets
Thomas Cornelissen
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour economics; Economics of education; Family and health economics
Ahrash Dianat
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Behavioural Economics; Experimental Economics
Enes Duysak
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Albin Erlanson
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Ben Etheridge
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Life-cycle consumption, saving and labour supply; Earnings/Income dynamics; Inequality: Supply and demand of workplace skills; Inequality: Belief heterogeneity and information acquisition; Household formation over the lifecycle; Inequality: The role of housing
Marco Francesconi
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour economics; Family economics
Mikhail Freer
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Daniel Friedman
Professor, Department of Economics
Evan Friedman
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Jayant Ganguli
Reader, Department of Economics
Research interests: Economic theory; Finance and banking; Behavioural economics
Miguel Gavilan Rubio
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Christian Ghiglino
Head of Department - Professor (R), Department of Economics
Research interests: Economics of Networks; Monetary and Fiscal Policy; Economic Fluctuations; Economic Growth
Piero Gottardi
Professor, Department of Economics
Ran Gu
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour Economics; Search and Matching
Abhimanyu Gupta
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Econometric Theory; Spatial Econometrics; Applied Econometrics; Statistical Theory
Tim Hatton
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Immigration and immigration policy; Asylum seekers and asylum policy; Health and the heights of children and adults in Europe since 1870
Lingqing Jiang
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Behavioral Economics; Applied Microeconomics
Shin Kanaya
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Gordon Kemp
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Econometric Theory; Statistical Theory; Applied Econometrics
William Kennedy
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Ioannis Korkos
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Elif Kubilay
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Aditya Kuvalekar
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Quentin Lippmann
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Sheri Markose
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Financial Networks, Contagion and Systemic Risk Modelling; Modelling Extreme Market Events using Generalized Extreme Value Distribution (Option Pricing, Extreme Value at Risk and Forecasting Volatility); Computational Simulators for Market and Policy Design with Special Interest in Controlling Negative Externalities (Levrage, Congestion, Carbon); Cashlessness from E- Payments and Control of Inflation; Strategic Innovation, Red Queen Arms Race and Markets as Complex Adaptive Systems; Godel Incompleteness and Cognitive Incompleteness
Giovanni Mastrobuoni
Professor, Department of Economics
Lukas Mayr
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Friederike Mengel
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: (Evolutionary) Game Theory; Learning and Categorization; Models of (Bounded) Rationality; Social Networks; Behavioural and Experimental Economics; Family and health economics
Myra Mohnen
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Andreas Mueller
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Macroeconomics; Macroeconomic Public Finance; Macroeconomic Political Economy; Economic Growth and Development; International Macroeonomics
Nicholas Reynolds
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Katharine Rockett
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Economics of new technologies, especially patents and licensing
Neslihan Sakarya
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Michel Serafinelli
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour Economics; Regional and Urban Economics; Political Economy; Productivity and Technology
Christoph Siemroth
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Microeconomics; Behavioral Economics; Financial Economics; Experimental Economics
Eric Smith
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Search and matching in employment, housing and related markets; Labour economics; Human capital accumulation and the distribution of income; Macroeconomics and macroeconomic policy
Lisa Spantig
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Behavioral Economics; Development Economics; Experimental Economics
George Symeonidis
Reader, Department of Economics
Research interests: Applied Microeconomics; Applied Industrial Economics
Egon Tripodi
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Gianluigi Vernasca
Professor, Department of Economics
Lisa Voigt
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Tianxi Wang
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Contract theory and its applications; The organisation of financial markets; Money and banking
Yikai Wang
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Yongli Wang
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Simon Weidenholzer
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Behavioural Economics; Industrial Organisation; Evolutionary Game Theory
Xiaoyu Xia
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
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Telephone: 01206 872728