...an ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Economics

Luke Buchanan-Hodgman

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Economics 
Thesis: A Quantitative Analysis of the Financial Instability Hypothesis
Email: lab52@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Alastair St. John Bailey, Dr. Sophia Davidova


Benjamin Caswell

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Economics

Thesis:  A Quantitative Study in to Unemployment Dynamics and Acceleration in Capital Embodied
Technical Change

Email: bc358@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors: Dr Manuel Toledo and Professor Miguel León-Ledesma


Claudia Cerrone

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Economics
Thesis: Imperfect risk sharing models and their empirical implications
Email:  Claudia.Cerrone.2011@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisor: Dr. Dan Anderberg

Update:  Completed PhD in December 2015.  2016:  Senior Research Fellow (postdoc) at Max Planck Institute on Collective Goods, Bonn, Germany


Florentyna Farghly

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Economics
Thesis: Gender Differences in Competitive Behaviour
Email:  Florentyna.Farghly.2009@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Pedro Bordalo, Prof. Francesco Feri
 


Francesca Foliano

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Economics 
Thesis: Essays in Economics of Education
Email: ff57@kent.ac.uk
Supervisor: Dr. Sylvain Barde
 


Francesca Ford

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Economics
Thesis: Econometric modelling in household/community energy consumption
Email: f.ford@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Matthew Leach, Prof. Lester Hunt
 


Jack Fosten

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Economics

Thesis Title:  Structural breaks, persistence and nonlinearity in macroeconomic time series. Particularly applications to unemployment and consumer confidence.

Update:  Completed PhD on 29/02/2016.  August 2015:  Lecturer in Economics in the School of Economics at UEA and also a part-time economic consultant as Now-Casting Economics Ltd.


Joseph Grilli

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Economics
Thesis: Productivity Puzzle and Frozen Real Wages
Email: jg00140@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors: Paul Levine, Vasco Gabriel
 


Ayden Higgins

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Economics

Thesis:  An analysis of the UK undergraduate admissions process

Email:  a.higgins@surrey.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Prof Guilherme Carmona, Dr Jo Blanden


Jonathan Hughes

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Economics
Thesis:  Essays on International Macroeconomics and Economic Growth
Email: jrh39@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Miguel Leon-Ledesma, Dr. Keisuke Otsu
 


Annika Johnson

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Economics
Thesis: Subject choice mechanisms for post-compulsory education in England
Email: annika.johnson.2007@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Sophie Bade, Dr. Arnaud Chevalier
 


Robert Jump

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Economics 
Thesis: The examination and analysis of financial intermediation with heterogeneous agent models using search-theoretic and advanced computational techniques
Email: rgj4@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Mathan Satchi, Prof. Miguel A Leon-Ledesma

Update:  PhD completed July 2015.  2015:  Lecturer, Kingston University
 


Denise Lovett

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Economics 
Thesis: Follow the first follower: donations to charity, cooperation, and contributing to public goods
Email: dcl20@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Edward Cartwright, Prof. Christopher Heady
 


Eva Martinez-Cruz

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Economics
Thesis: The Gender Implications of Pension Reforms: The Case of Spain
Email: e.martinez@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Sara Arber, Dr. Jane Fielding
 


Thomas Middleton

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Economics
Thesis: The Economics of Behavioural Nudges: An Evaluation of Education and Pension Policies
Email: tm402@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Christopher Heady, Dr. John Peirson
 


Christina Olympiou

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Economics
Thesis Title: Economics of Adoption
Contact Email: christina.olympiou.2016@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors Names:  Prof. Dan Anderberg and Prof. Sophie Bade


Jonathan Swarbrick

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Economics 
Thesis: Stabilisation policy, Financial Frictions and Heterogeneity
Email: j.m.swarbrick@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors: Mr. Thomas Holden, Prof. Paul Levine

Update:  Completed an internship with the Bank of England (2015)


Alexander Vickery

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway:  Economics

Thesis Title: Personality and Family Outcomes.
Supervisors:: Prof. Dan Anderberg and Dr. Michael Naef

Email: Alexander.Vickery.2012@live.rhul.ac.uk


Hendrika Geesje Wichers

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway:  Economics

Thesis:  Information in Social Networks

Email:  hendrika.wichers.2013@live.rhul.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Prof  Francesco Feri  and  Prof Dan Anderberg


Mark Winter

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Economics 
Thesis: The Political Equilibrium Impact of Extremist Parties
Email: Markjameswinter@yahoo.co.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Sophie Bade
 


Nathan Woolley

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Economics
Thesis: The Impact of Armed Conflict on Health, Education and Long‐Term Violence
Email: Nathan.woolley.2010@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Michael Spagat, Prof. Jonathan Wadsworth

Collaborator:  Action on Armed Violence
 


Ui Yoshida

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway:  Economics
Institution: Royal Holloway University of London
Thesis: Taxation and economic development
Supervisors: Dr Juan Pablo Rud, Dr Jungyoon Lee