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University of Warwick

Mark Harrison

Mark Harrison is a research associate of Warwick’s ESRC Centre on Competitive Advantage in the Global. He works on the economics and politics of the two world wars, and of Russia under communism. His recent books include The Soviet Economy and the Approach of War, 1937-1939 (2018), and One Day We Will Live Without Fear: Everyday Lives Under the Soviet Police State (2016).

Aston Business School, Aston University

Mark Hart

Mark Hart is Professor of Small Business and Entrepreneurship at Aston Business School, Associate Director of the Aston Centre for Growth, and is one of the Programme Directors and Academic Lead of the national Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme. A 2014 recipient of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion, he has played a national role in promoting enterprise skills and supporting entrepreneurs as well as advising government on small business and entrepreneurship matters.

Imperial College London

Jonathan Haskel

Jonathan Haskel is an external committee member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of the England. He has a number of publications in academic Economics journals on productivity, growth and the intangible/knowledge economy, and his recent book is Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy. He was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2018 for services to economics.

Manchester Metropolitan University

Chris Hatton

Chris Hatton is Professor of Social Care in the Department of Social Care and Social Work at Manchester Metropolitan University, having previously worked at Lancaster University and the University of Manchester. His research is mainly with people with learning/intellectual disabilities, trying to document and understand the social and health inequalities that people experience, evaluating how people are supported, and working with others to use this knowledge to tackle these inequalities.

University of Essex

Tim Hatton

Tim Hatton has published extensively on the economic history of labour markets, including unemployment, poverty, health and migration. His research interests also include the causes and effects of international migration, and policy on immigration and asylum. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK) and of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He is also a Research Fellow of the CEPR (London) and the IZA (Bonn).

Stockholm University

Johannes Haushofer

Johannes Haushofer is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Founder and Scientific Director of the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, a research non-profit in Nairobi, Kenya. His research interests lie at the intersection of psychology, behavioral economics, and development economics. His research asks whether poverty has particular psychological consequences, and whether these consequences, in turn, affect economic behavior.