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Khulna University

Firoz Ahmed

Firoz Ahmed is currently Associate Professor at the Economics Discipline at Khulna University in Bangladesh. His research interests are primarily in the areas of applied microeconomics, development economics, and behavioural economics. His recent research focuses on health, agriculture, migration, environment, and disaster management. He has published in several international journals including Food Policy, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, and Migration and Development.

King’s College London

David Aikman

David is Professor of Finance and Director of the Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance at King’s Business School. Previously, he was an economist at the Bank of England, most recently leading the Bank’s work on various macroprudential issues. David was seconded to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System between 2013 and 2015, and, in 2008, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Bank of Japan’s Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies. He is the author of various research

NIESR, Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence

Andrew Aitken

Andrew is a Senior Economist at NIESR and a research associate at ESCoE. He holds a PhD in Economics from Royal Holloway, University of London. He has expertise in the area of labour economics including migration, minimum wages, urban economics and inequality. Current work includes analysing how firms respond to increases in minimum wages, and the development of democratic measures of household and national income.

Disability and Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne

Zoe AItken

Dr Zoe Aitken is a senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne. She is an epidemiologist leading a programme of research on reducing mental health inequalities experienced by people with disability. Her research involves the application of causal models for understanding health inequalities, with an aim to identify modifiable social determinants of health that could reduce existing mental health inequalities.

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and King’s College London

Cevat Giray Aksoy

Cevat Giray Aksoy is an Associate Director of Research at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, Assistant Professor of Economics at King’s College London, Department of Political Economy, an invited researcher of the J-PAL Humanitarian Initiative, and Research Associate at IZA Institute of Labor Economics. He is also a co-founder of Global Survey of Working Arrangements (G-SWA), which collects detailed information on workers’ experiences and attitudes regarding remote

European University Institute

Sule Alan

Sule Alan is a Professor of Economics at the European University Institute, Florence. Her research primarily focuses on the applications of behavioral science to designing and evaluating social policies. A significant component of her research involves designing novel experimental methods to measure socioemotional skills in children and adolescents. She is a board member of the Innovation in Government Initiative and co-chair of the Humanitarian Initiative at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action