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Faculty of Economics


Michael Ashby

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

Funded by:

Thomas Auld

Title: Market Efficiency and Political Events

Research Interests
Market Efficiency, Bayesian Methods, Politics, High Frequency Trading, Market Microstructure

Funded by:

Jakob Berndt

Title: Indoctrination and Belief Manipulation in Social Networks

Research Interests
Microeconomic Theory, Information Economics, Networks

Balduin Bippus

Title: International Finance

Funded by:

Matteo Bizzarri

Research Interests
Game Theory

Visiting between:
(01 Mar 2019 - 31 Jul 2019)

Jin Deng Keith Chan

Title: Inequality and Inefficiency in Markets

Research Interests
Bargaining in Markets, Bounded Rationality, Nature of Money

Funded by:

Xiaohua Chen

Title: Financial Cycles

Ka Wing Cheung

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

Adrian Chung

Research Interests
Behavioural Economics, Cognitive Biases and Belief Formation

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

Funded by:

Maarten De Ridder

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

Research Interests
Macroeconomics, Business Cycles, Productivity

Funded by:

Sihua Ding

Title: Essays on Network Formation

Research Interests
Microeconomic Theory, Economics of Networks, Industrial Organization

Yashuang Ding

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

Funded by:

Oliver Exton

Title: Firms and Workers in International Trade

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

Joseph Fisher

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

Funded by:

Lukas Freund

Title: The Macroeconomics of Automation and Inequality

Research Interests
Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Innovation, Computational Methods

Funded by:

Shuyi Ge

Title: Network Econometrics

Funded by:

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

Funded by:

Darija Halatova

Title: Essays in Experimental Economics

Funded by:

Andrew Hannon

Title: The Links between Bank and Sovereign Risk

Funded by:

Zeina Hasna

Title: Macro-Economic Development

Funded by:

Shengjuan He

Funded by:

Tristan Hennig

Title: Asset prices and trading under imperfect information processing

Research Interests
Game Theory, Asset Pricing, Behavioural Finance

Funded by:

Jörg Kalbfuss

Title: Socio-Economic Stratification & Conflict

Funded by:

Myungun Kim

Title: Rethinking Industrial Policy

Alfie Lake

Title: Empirical Analyses of Housing Cycles and Macroeconomics

Research Interests
Housing Cycles, Behavioural Macroeconomics and Finance, Macroeconometrics

Funded by:

Salvatore Lattanzio

Title: Firms, Labour Cost Adjustment and the Gender Wage Gap: The Role of Workplace Heterogeneity in the Labour Market

Research Interests
Labour economics, Inequality, Gender wage gap

Funded by:

Athene Laws

Title: Testing search models of minimum wages

Funded by:

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

Funded by:

Jiaqi Li

Title: Imperfect Competition in Banking and Monetary Transmission

Research Interests
Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics

Shaoran Li

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

Funded by:

Weiguang Liu

Title: Non-parametric Econometrics and Empirical Finance

Funded by:

Jason Lu

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

Seung Hyun Maeng

Title: Saving Glut and Global Imbalances

Funded by:

Emile Marin

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

Funded by:

Ryan Ng

Title: The Econometrics of Uncertainty - Measurement, Pricing, and Impact

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

Funded by:

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

Research Interests
Econometrics, Macroeconometrics, Empirical Finance, Asset Pricing

Monica Petrescu

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

Thomas Prayer

Funded by:

Benjapon Prommawin

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

Funded by:

Christian Rörig

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

Funded by:

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

Funded by:

Lidia Smitkova

Title: Effects of trade on de-industrialization

Funded by:

Minkyu Son

Title: On the Interaction between Credit Constraint and Export

Funded by:

John Spray

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

Maryam Vaziri

Title: Product of Networks in an Open Economy

Funded by:

Alan Walsh

Title: Network Formation: Theory and Applications

Yiming Xu

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