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University of Southampton

Helen Paul

Helen Paul is an economic historian based at the University of Southampton in the Economics Department. She also holds an Honorary post at UCL’s Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and was Honorary Secretary of the Economic History Society. She is interested in the Financial Revolution, particularly the South Sea Bubble and the history of enslavement.

Frontier Economics

Gillian Paull

Gillian Paull is a Senior Associate in the Public Policy practice at Frontier Economics. She undertakes research on the labour market and family-related policy for a variety of government departments and non-governmental organisations, with a particular focus on evaluating policy relating to childcare, mothers’ employment and poverty. Gillian has previously worked for the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund and also served as a Specialist Advisor to the House of Lords Committee on Affordable Childcare.

Rowena Pecchenino

Erasmus School of Economics

Thomas Peeters

Thomas Peeters is an associate professor at the Erasmus School of Economics, where he runs the Strategy Economics Research Group and the Erasmus Center for Applied Sports Economics (ECASE). He is a research fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and a member of the Erasmus Research Institute in Management (ERIM). He studies questions on the intersection of strategy economics, industrial organization, and sports economics. He obtained a PhD in applied economics at the University of Antwerp.

University of Mannheim and MaCCI

Martin Peitz

Martin Peitz is professor of economics at the University of Mannheim and a director of the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation – MaCCI. Together with Paul Belleflamme he wrote the leading graduate textbook “Industrial Organization: Markets and Strategies,” and the forthcoming book “The Economics of Platforms: Concepts and Strategy”. He has been advising a number of competition authorities, sector regulators, and government agencies in Europe and abroad.

University of Cambridge

Cristina Peñasco

Cristina Peñasco is a Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Studies and the current Director of the MPhil in Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. She is also a Fellow at Queens’ College, at the Centre for the Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG) and an associate researcher of the Bennett Institute. With a PhD in Economics, her research lines bring together innovation policy and energy economics with a focus on the policy instruments enabling the transition to low-carbon economies.