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KEDGE Business School

Olivier Gergaud

Olivier Gergaud is Professor of economics at KEDGE Business School, Affiliate Researcher at LIEPP Sciences Po and Adjunct Professor at New York University. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Reims. His research areas are restaurant economics, wine economics, cultural economics, sports economics, economics of pro-social behaviour, and the economics of voting.

Leeds University Business School

Bill Gerrard

Prof Gerrard’s research interests are methodology, Keynesian economics and sports economics. His main focus has been using data analysis as an evidence-based approach to management in elite sports including football, rugby league, rugby union and cycling. Prof Gerrard acts as an expert witness in sports legal cases particularly in assessing the loss of career opportunity in liability cases. His current research considers Keynes’s approach to probability and uncertainty as an evidence-based approach to decision-making.

The Johns Hopkins University

Mark Gersovitz

Mark Gersovitz studies the economies of poor countries. Current interests include: health especially infectious diseases, public finance, capital markets, rural-urban interactions, political violence. He has traveled widely in Africa, Asia and the Middle East as a researcher and adviser, and has been a consultant to the World Bank, the IMF, the UNDP, the ADB and other organizations. From 1992-94 he was the editor of The World Bank Research Observer and The World Bank Economic Review and has been on the faculties of Princeton, Michigan at Ann Arbor and Johns Hopkins.


Maitreesh Ghatak

Maitreesh Ghatak is a Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Fellow of the British Academy. His main areas of research interest are development economics, public economics, and the economics of organizations.  He also writes regularly on economic, political and policy issues for a broader audience with a special focus on India in various newspapers, magazines, and blogs, and is co-editor of the blog Ideas for India.

University of Glasgow

Sayantan Ghosal

Sayantan Ghosal is Adam Smith Chair in Political Economy at the University of Glasgow, a member of ESRC’s Strategic Advisory Board, a managing editor of the NIESR Economic Review and an expert member of the UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab. His research interests include behavioral poverty traps, strategic foundations of general equilibrium, sovereign debt crisis and political economy. He is a PI on two UKRI grants examining poverty and exclusion and a project funded by the Rebuilding Macro Network.

University of Cambridge

Chryssi Giannitsarou

Chryssi Giannitsarou is a Reader in Macroeconomics and Finance at the University of Cambridge, Fellow of King’s College Cambridge, Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR London), a member of the Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM). Her research is on the intersection of macroeconomics and finance. Recently she has been working on understanding the effects of Covid-19 on the macroeconomy and financial markets.