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Jason Lennard

Jason is a post-doc at the Department of Economic History at LSE. His research focuses on economic policy, financial crises and national accounting in a historical perspective. His work has been published in the Economic History Review, European Review of Economic History, Explorations in Economic History and Journal of Economic Literature. He has a PhD in Economic History from Lund University and has worked as a researcher at ESCoE and a Senior Economist at NIESR.


Cyrille Lenoel

Economist with over 10 years’ experience in financial markets and economic research, Cyrille uses quantitative methods to produce and promote innovative analysis at the border between economics and finance.
His research interests include macroeconomics, time series, financial markets, modelling and forecasting. Cyrille forecasts the UK economy for NIESR.

University of Kent and CEPR

Miguel León-Ledesma

Miguel is Professor of Economics at the University of Kent, director of the Macroeconomics, Growth, and History Centre at the University of Kent, CEPR Fellow, and Fellow of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research. His areas of expertise are macroeconomics, productivity and distribution, and economic growth. Some of his key contributions are around the role of capital-labor substitution in macroeconomic performance and the distributional effects of technical progress.

German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and Free University of Berlin

Tharcisio Leone

Tharcisio Leone is an economist, research fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and PhD candidate at the Free University of Berlin. His research mainly deals with education economics, intergeneration mobility and income inequality in developing countries.

Brigham Young University

Emily Leslie

Emily is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Brigham Young University. She joined the faculty at her alma mater after completing a PhD at the University of Iowa. She studies the criminal justice system, outcomes of justice-involved people, and determinants of criminal behavior.

Azilis Lesteven

Azilis Lesteven is an agroeconomist. Its work has focused on economic and econometric analysis of agricultural and wine sectors with protected designation of origin. She is currently working on topics of risk management in agriculture and on the implementation of innovative tools such as the income stabilization tool for the sugar beet sector.