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University of Edinburgh

Emmanuel Oluwole Oni

Oni is a PhD candidate in International Development at the University of Edinburgh, UK. His research focuses on the analysis of bureaucratic autonomy within the context of Anti-Corruption commissions in Nigeria. He is passionate about making contributions to broader debates on institutional reforms and good governance in Africa generally. Oni holds a bachelor’s degree in economics (First Class Honoursfrom the University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria and a master’s degree in economics from the University of Edinburgh. In 2012, Oni won the Nigeria’s Presidential Special Scholarship for Innovation and Development (PRESSID) for MSc and PhD studies in any of the 25 top universities globally.

University of Toronto

Philip Oreopoulos

Philip Oreopoulos is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and co-chairs the education program at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. Dr. Oreopoulos’ current work focuses on education policy, especially the application of behavioral economics to education and child development. He often examines this field by initiating and implementing large-scale field experiments, with the goal of producing convincing evidence for public policy decisions.

City-REDI Institute, Birmingham Business School, The University of Birmingham

Raquel Ortega-Argiles

Professor Ortega-Argiles holds the Chair of Regional Economic Development at City- REDI Institute, University of Birmingham. Her work cover areas including regional development, local innovation and entrepreneurship, competitiveness and Brexit. Her scientific work ranges in approach from advanced econometric modelling to case study techniques. Raquel’s research is funded by UKICE and Rebuilding Macroeconomics ESRC initiatives and recently also by Facebook. She is an editor of Regional Studies.

Jonathan Ostry