Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy
Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy


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Miqdad Asaria

Miqdad is a health economist whose research focusses on socio-economic inequalities in health and healthcare in the UK and in India.

Director National Education Opportunities Network

Graeme Atherton

Graeme Atherton has been working in the field of access to higher education for years. He leads the National Education Opportunities Network which is the professional organisation for access to higher education in the UK with over 100 organisations as members. Dr Atherton is one of the foremost experts on social mobility and higher education access in the UK specialising in university admissions, participation by those from white working class backgrounds and international, comparative differences in HE participation by social background.

World Bank Research

Pierre Bachas

Pierre is an economist in the Development Research Group (DECRG) at the World Bank. He received a PhD in Economics from UC Berkeley in 2016. His research concentrates on Public Finance and Financial Inclusion in developing countries. In particular, how do tax evasion, informality, and limited administrative capacity impact the design of tax and transfer programs in low and middle-income countries.

University of Innsbruck

Alexandra Baier

Alexandra’s general research addresses topics on social exclusion and pro-social behaviour. Using economic experiments, she mainly studies group dynamics in social dilemma situations focusing on social exclusion as a form of punishment and its effects on individual behaviour.

University of East Anglia

Mark Bailey

Current research interests are the Black Death of 1348-9 and subsequent epidemics; their social, economic and cultural impact on fourteenth-century England; and their long-term contribution to England’s subsequent precocious economic performance.

Anahuac University

Jose Balmori de la Miyar

Jose is the Associate Dean and Professor in the Business and Economics School at Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City. His research interests lie at the intersection of law, development, and health economics. He has published on the effects of crime on development, women´s empowerment, and mental health. He has served as an external consultant for the Mexican Stock Exchange, the World Bank and Mexico´s Government Accountability Office.