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University of St Andrews

Brad MacKay


Lindsey Macmillan

Lindsey Macmillan is Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunties (CEPEO) at the UCL Institute of Education. She is also a Research Fellow at Institute for Fiscal Studies. Her research considers the role of early skills, education, and labour market experience in the transmission of incomes and work across generations. She has published widely on areas relating to educational inequalities, and the role of family background in access to jobs. 

National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Rory Macqueen

Rory is Principal Economist in the Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting team at NIESR, producing quarterly forecasts of the UK economy and additional analyses of areas including inflation and the labour market.

University of Padova

Leonardo Madio

Leonardo Madio is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Research Affiliate of the CESifo Research Network. He works in the field of industrial organization and his recent interests concern the regulation of digital markets and the new challenges for competition policy. He holds a P.hD from the University of York and, prior to TSE, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics of the Universitè catholique de Louvain.

Centre for Cities

Elena Magrini

Elena Magrini is a senior analyst at Centre for Cities, where she leads work on the labour market, employment and skills policy. Elena’s recent research focuses on the impact of Coronavirus on the labour market, the future of work and inclusive growth in the UK largest cities and towns.

University of Kent

Miltos Makris

Miltos Makris is a Professor of Economics at the University of Kent UK  (is joining Essex in September 2021). After finishing his graduated studies in the Athens University of Economics and Business, he was awarded a Phd in Economics by the University of Essex, UK. He has published in leading peer-reviewed economics journals such as International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behaviour, Journal of Public Economics. He is an expert in microeconomics, game theory, public economics and economic dynamics. His current research focuses on the design of incentives.