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Queen Mary University of London

Dan Todman

Dan Todman is a historian of war and remembrance, specialising in the history of Britain, the British Commonwealth and Empire during the two world wars. He has written a two-volume history of Britain’s Second World War, entitled Britain’s War, to great acclaim. He has worked closely with the Imperial War Museum, advising on its First and Second World War gallery redesign, and also advised the BBC on the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

University of York

Emma Tominey

Emma Tominey is a Professor of Economics at the University of York. She specialises in is child development – evaluating the role of parent behaviours in reaction to unexpected events and of public policy. Recent research explores socio-economic gaps in child cognitive and socio-emotional skills. Emma has expertise in policy analysis and has analysed the effect of youth unemployment, government incentive schemes and currently the effect of universal credit.

National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)

Manuel Tong Koecklin

Manuel is a member of the Trade, Investment and Productivity team of NIESR. His interest lies in International Trade and his research focuses on export dynamics at the country, industry and firm level, and the role of trade shocks like trade liberalisation or Brexit in shaping export and investment decisions. Manuel holds a PhD in Economics from University of Sussex, with a focus on multi-product firm export dynamics and trade liberalisation. Manuel has gained expertise in applied micro-econometrics by managing both firm-level and customs data on Peruvian exports to the United States. He recently worked at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI-Dublin), where he investigated subjects such as the impact of Brexit uncertainty on FDI attractiveness and employment in the United Kingdom and, more specifically, Northern Ireland. He also participated in a project examining the role of the European Single Market as a source of competitiveness and productivity of European industries, as well as in a study on the main determinants of environmental innovation decisions of Irish firms. For those projects, Manuel made intensive use of datasets from sources like Eurostat, OECD, CompNet, fDi Markets, Survey on the Access to Finance of Enterprises (SAFE) and the Innovation in Irish Enterprises survey.

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Mirco Tonin

Mirco Tonin is an applied economist with research interests in public, behavioural and experimental economics, dealing with issues such as charitable giving, motivation of employees, consumer behaviour, economics of education and economics of crime. He got his PhD from Stockholm University, Sweden, and before joining the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano in Italy, he was Professor of Economics at the University of Southampton and UniCredit Fellow at the Central European University, Budapest.

Adam Tooze

Bournemouth University, CREATe Fellow in Cultural Economics (University of Glasgow)

Ruth Towse

Ruth Towse specialises in cultural economics and the economics of copyright and has published widely on both fields in academic journals and books, including A Textbook of Cultural Economics (Cambridge University Press, 2019) now in its 2nd edition; she recently edited a 3rd edition of a Handbook of Cultural Economics (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020). She was Joint Editor of the Journal of Cultural Economics from 1993-2002; she was President of the Society for Economic Research in Copyright Issues from 2004-6 and President of the Association for Cultural Economic International (ACEI) from 2006-8. In 2016, she was made Distinguished Fellow of the ACEI.