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Cass Business School, City, University of London

Barbara Casu

Barbara Casu is the Director of the Centre for Banking Research at Cass Business School, where she is a Professor of Banking and Finance. She is also the Director of the Cass Executive PhD Programme. Her main research interests are in financial regulation, structured finance, financial innovation, and corporate governance, with a focus on the European banking sector. Her current research agenda considers the impact of regulatory reforms on banks’ strategies, structures, operations, and governance.


Sarah Cattan

Sarah is an Associate Director in the Education and Skills sector. She joined the IFS in 2012 and currently holds a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship to study child development and household behaviour in developed and developing countries. Sarah’s research interests include the origins of inequality and the role of human capital played in driving inequalities within and across generations. In the recent past, she has conducted projects looking at the determinants of early childhood development, the impact of early childhood and education policies, and the gender wage gap.


Chiara Cavaglia

Chiara is a Research Economist at the Centre for Economic Performance at The London School of Economics, where she joined the Centre for Vocational Education Research in 2016. She works on projects on education and skills, particularly on vocational education and training. Chiara has written about returns to apprenticeships and about the impact of the skills devolution on apprenticeships. Chiara obtained her PhD in economics at the University of Essex in 2017.

Harvard University, NBER

Alberto Cavallo

Alberto Cavallo is an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Cavallo’s research focuses on the behavior of prices and its implications for macroeconomic measurement and policies. He co-founded the Billion Prices Project, an academic initiative that pioneered the use of online data to conduct research on high-frequency price dynamics and inflation measurement.

Brandeis International Business School

Stephen Cecchetti

Cecchetti is Rosen Family Chair in International Finance at the Brandeis International Business School and Vice-Chair of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board. He served as Economic Adviser and Head of the Monetary and Economic Department at the Bank for International Settlements from 2008 to 2013 and as Director of Research at the New York Fed from 1997 to 1999. In 2016, he received an Honorary Doctorate in Economics from the University of Basel.


Jagjit Chadha

Jagjit S. Chadha is an expert on financial markets and monetary policy, as well as aspects of monetary and financial history. He has written widely on the design of monetary, fiscal and financial policies and is available for comment on general issues of macroeconomics and social policy, as well as broader issues on the role of research in policy design. His main research interests are developing the links between finance and macroeconomics in general equilibrium models, and he has published widely in economics journals.