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Rob Joyce

Robert is Deputy Director at the IFS and Head of the Income, Work and Welfare sector. He is a member of the Expert Panel leading “The Deaton Review: Inequalities in the Twenty First Century”. Robert also sits on the Social Metrics Commission and is a former editor of IFS’ two flagship annual publications, “The IFS Green Budget” and “Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK”. His research focuses on economic inequality and the design of the welfare system.

Bocconi University

Marlene Jugl

Marlene Jugl is Assistant Professor of Public Administration at Bocconi University in Milan. She holds a doctoral degree from the Hertie School in Berlin. In her research, she explores how government organizations interact with politicians, citizens, and other stakeholders, and how societal, cultural, and historical factors influence how governments and bureaucracies function. Her main research interest is on country size and its effects on the structure and performance of public administration.

Deputy Director, UNU-WIDER

Patricia Justino

Professor Patricia Justino is a leading expert on political violence and development. She is currently UNU-WIDER’s Deputy Director and Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (on leave). She holds a MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in Economics from the University of London. She has held visiting positions at Harvard University (2007-09) and the European University Institute (2017), among others.