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University of Bath

Eleonora Fichera

Eleonora is Reader in Economics at the University of Bath and Deputy Head of Department. She is co-Editor of Health Economics letters and Associate Editor of Health Economics. Eleonora’s research interests are in the economics of health and applied micro-econometrics. Her research investigates the socio-economic determinants of health in developed and developing countries. Her recent work investigates the effect of information and taxes on dietary choices, health and economic resources, the late-life health effects of early-life shocks and the relation between physical and mental health.

Université de Lille, France; Brunel University London, UK; and PRIGO University, Czech Republic

Jan Fidrmuc

Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Germany; and Mendel University Brno, Czech Republic

Jarko Fidrmuc

Bristol Pound CIC

Diana Finch

Diana has been Managing Director of Bristol Pound CIC since 2018, transitioning the organisation from being the UK’s largest local currency to becoming the first local payment platform to carry tokens to incentivise and measure progress towards the city’s social and environmental targets. For the last 20 years, she has held a variety of senior management and leadership roles in the non-profit sector. Her early career was in accounts management and accounting system design and implementation. Diana is a Fellow of both the Finance Innovation Lab and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.


Ben Fine

Ben Fine is Emeritus Professor of Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He chairs the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy ( He has published many articles, and two books scathingly criticizing the use of social capital: ‘Social Capital versus Social Theory: Political Economy and Social Science at the Turn of the Millennium’, London: Routledge, 2001; and ‘Theories of Social Capital: Researchers Behaving Badly’, London: Pluto, 2010.

Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics

Kai Fischer