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Bocconi University

Guido Alfani

Guido Alfani is Professor of Economic History at Bocconi University, Mila. He is also an Affiliated Scholar of the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, New York. An economic and social historian and an historical demographer, he published extensively on inequality and social mobility in the long run and on the history of epidemics (especially of plague). Currently he is the Principal Investigator of the ERC project SMITE-Social Mobility and Inequality across Italy and Europe 1300-1800.

University of Strathclyde, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration

Marco Alfano

Marco Alfano is a lecturer in economics at the University of Strathclyde. His research interests are the economics of migration, economics of conflict, development economics and family economics. Before joining Strathclyde, Marco worked at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration at University College London. Marco has also worked for various international organisations including The World Bank, The World Health Organisation, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

University of Strathclyde

Rory Allanson

Rory Allanson is a PhD student at the University of Strathclyde, and associate of the Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI). Rory’s research background is in health and experimental economics, with his current research interests primarily in welfare economics and casual inference. His ongoing work examines state Paid Family Leave policies, the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program, and UK prison mentoring programmes (joint work with the FAI).

Imperial College London

Franklin Allen

Franklin Allen is Director of the Brevan Howard Centre at Imperial College London and has held these positions since July 2014. Main areas of interest are corporate finance, asset pricing, financial innovation, comparative financial systems, and financial crises. He is a co-author with Richard Brealey and Stewart Myers of the eighth through thirteenth editions of the textbook Principles of Corporate Finance.

University of Brighton

Becky Allen

Becky Allen is a Professor of Education at the University of Brighton and Chief Analyst at Teacher Tapp, the largest teacher survey in the UK. An economist by training, she is interested in how schools respond to changes in education policy and has written extensively on school performance, accountability, admissions and expenditure. As an expert in the analysis of large-scale administrative and survey datasets, she now spends most of her research time studying teacher careers and working practices.

Economics Center, World Resources Institute

Juan-Carlos Altamirano

Juan-Carlos Altamirano is a Senior Economist at the Economics Center, World Resources Institute. He focuses on economic analysis and modelling for the Climate and Energy Global Initiatives at WRI. Juan-Carlos is an Economist from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico. He also holds a MSc. on Environmental and Natural Resources Economics from University College London and a PhD. on Climate Change Economics from Wageningen University, The Netherlands.