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Faculty of Economics


Michael Ashby

Title: Do Consumption-based asset pricing models explain mean reversion in stock returns

Thomas Auld

Title: Bayesian Machine Learning and Causal Inference, Theory and Applications

Jakob Berndt

Title: Indoctrination and Belief Manipulation in Social Networks

Research Interests
Microeconomic Theory, Information Economics, Networks

William Carpenter

Title: Information, Robustness, and Network Control

Oliver Cassagneau-Francis

Research Interests
Applied Theory

Visiting between:
(26 Mar 2018 - 31 Jul 2018)

Jin Deng Keith Chan

Title: Evolutionary Market Games

Xiaohua Chen

Title: Financial Cycles

Ka Wing Cheung

Title: Explaining the slow labor market recovery since the Great Recession

Francesco D'ascanio

Visiting between:
(25 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2018)

Jeroen Dalderop

Title: Econometric Analysis of Derivative Prices

Research Interests
Econometrics, Financial Economics, and Asset Pricing

Alexis De Boeck

Title: Inference in Partially Identified Non-separable Models

Stephanie De Mel

Title: Private or Public? Efficiency and Equity Implications of Tertiary Education Choice

Maarten De Ridder

Title: Investment in Productivity and the long-run effect of financial crises on output

Research Interests
Macroeconomics, Business Cycles, Productivity

Sihua Ding

Title: Introductions and Matching in a Network

Yashuang Ding

Title: Essays in Financial Economics, Continuous Time, Stochastic Models

Oliver Exton

Title: Firms and Workers in International Trade

Research Interests
International trade, International economics, Trade policy, Labour economics

Miguel Ferreira

Visiting between:
(25 Sep 2017 - 01 Jun 2019)

Joseph Fisher

Title: Forecasting economic variables with machine learning techniques and internet data

Shuyi Ge

Title: Network Econometrics

Lena Gerling

Research Interests
Public Choice / Political Economy, Economics of Conflict, Empirical analysis of political transitions, Institutionen in Demokratien und Diktaturen

Visiting between:
(01 Oct 2018 - 30 Mar 2019)

Bowei Guo

Title: Household Short-term Load Forecasting Using Multi-level Factor Analysis

Timo Haber

Title: Three Essays in Modern Macroeconomics

Research Interests
Macroeconomics, Heterogenous Agents Models, Computational Methods

Zeina Hasna

Title: Macro-Economic Development

Tristan Hennig

Title: Asset prices and trading under imperfect information processing (Areas: Game Theory, Asset Pricing, Behavioural Finance)

Jörg Kalbfuss

Title: Socio-Economic Stratification & Conflict

Myungun Kim

Title: Rethinking Industrial Policy

Jean Lacroix

Visiting between:
(16 Jan 2018 - 30 Aug 2018)

Alfie Lake

Title: Empirical Analyses of Housing Cycles and Macroeconomics

Research Interests
Housing Cycles, Behavioural Macroeconomics and Finance, Macroeconometrics

Salvatore Lattanzio

Title: Topics in Labour and Gender Economics

Athene Laws

Title: Testing search models of minimum wages

Su-Min Lee

Title: Individual and Party Electoral Incentives in Distributive Politics

Jang Youn Lee

Title: Interaction between the Financial Sector and the Real Sector

Jiaqi Li

Title: Imperfect Competition in Banking and Monetary Transmission

Shaoran Li

Title: Specification, Selection, Estimation and Classification of semi-parametric Regressions

Weiguang Liu

Title: Non-parametric Econometrics and Empirical Finance

Jason Lu

Title: The Fall in Real Interest Rates, the Introduction of the pill, and the role of Fiscal Policy

Weijie Luo

Visiting between:
(16 Jan 2018 - 16 Mar 2018)

Seung Hyun Maeng

Title: Saving Glut and Global Imbalances

Emile Marin

Title: The Hegemon's Dilemma : Intertemporal terms of trade manipulation and expenditure-switching.

(Edward) Rafe Martyn

Title: Supply-Side Policies at the Zero-lower bound in a Rotemberg Wage Setting

Research Interests
Labour economics; Macroprudential policy; Zero-Lower-Bound

Ryan Ng

Research Interests
Financial econometrics, energy economics, high-dimensional methods

Gustavo Nicolas Paez

Title: Regional Economics, Networks, and Development

Samuel Kembou Nzale

Research Interests
Development Economics Health Economics

Visiting between:
(11 Apr 2018 - 15 Sep 2018)

Eoghan O'Neill

Title: Estimation of Conditional Average Treatment Effects Using Many Covariates - An Application to Electricity Smart Meter Trial Data

Taehee Oh

Title: The Effects of Social Labour Policies and Changes in Circumstances on the Labour Supply

Dario Palumbo

Title: Modelling and Extracting the Term Structure of Interest Rates: A Unifying Framework

Ashish Patel

Title: Partition-based goodness of fit tests for moment condition models

Monica Petrescu

Research Interests
Macroeconomics, Macro-Finance, Market Microstructure, Financial Institutions

Benjapon Prommawin

Title: An Essay on International Reserves Adequacy for Emerging Asian Countries

Sirikorn Puangjit

Title: Bargaining in Interbank lending market with endogenous matching

Christian Rörig

Title: On the State-Dependent Effectiveness of Different Fiscal Policies

Margit Reischer

Title: The Granularity of GDP Forecasts in Theory and Practice. Lessons from Multisector Growth Models

Alexandru Savu

Title: Political causes of reform ineffectiveness in non-advanced economies

Research Interests
Empirical Political and Development Economics

Lidia Smitkova

Title: Effects of trade on de-industrialization

Minkyu Son

Title: On the Interaction between Credit Constraint and Export

John Spray

Title: Export Transitions and the Supply Chain: Evidence from Uganda

Ondrej Tobek

Title: In Search of Ultimate Liquidity Proxy

Research Interests
Empirical Finance, Asset pricing

Maryam Vaziri

Title: Product of Networks in an Open Economy

Daniel Wales

Title: The Impact of Large Scale Asset Purchases on Wealth Inequality

Alan Walsh

Title: Network Formation: Theory and Applications

Ruochen Wu

Title: Semi-parametric Bayesian Bootstrapped Semiparametric Bayesian Inference: An Application to Demand SystemsEconometrics

Peng Zhang

Title: Higher Education Expansion and Integrational Mobility in Contemporary China

Research Interests
Development Economics, Labour Economics, Economic Geography

Chuanxi Zhao

Visiting between:
(01 Oct 2018 - 16 Dec 2018)