Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy
Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy

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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 Lab (J-PAL), and an affiliate at the Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA).

Bocconi University

Guido Alfani

Guido Alfani is Professor of Economic History at Bocconi University, Mila. He is also an Affiliated Scholar of the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, New York. An economic and social historian and an historical demographer, he published extensively on inequality and social mobility in the long run and on the history of epidemics (especially of plague). Currently he is the Principal Investigator of the ERC project SMITE-Social Mobility and Inequality across Italy and Europe 1300-1800.

University of Strathclyde, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration

Marco Alfano

Marco Alfano is a lecturer in economics at the University of Strathclyde. His research interests are the economics of migration, economics of conflict, development economics and family economics. Before joining Strathclyde, Marco worked at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration at University College London. Marco has also worked for various international organisations including The World Bank, The World Health Organisation, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Imperial College London

Franklin Allen

Franklin Allen is Director of the Brevan Howard Centre at Imperial College London and has held these positions since July 2014. Main areas of interest are corporate finance, asset pricing, financial innovation, comparative financial systems, and financial crises. He is a co-author with Richard Brealey and Stewart Myers of the eighth through thirteenth editions of the textbook Principles of Corporate Finance.

University of Brighton

Becky Allen

Becky Allen is a Professor of Education at the University of Brighton and Chief Analyst at Teacher Tapp, the largest teacher survey in the UK. An economist by training, she is interested in how schools respond to changes in education policy and has written extensively on school performance, accountability, admissions and expenditure. As an expert in the analysis of large-scale administrative and survey datasets, she now spends most of her research time studying teacher careers and working practices.

University of Cambridge, Girton College

Carolina Alves