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University of Sussex, IFS, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE

Richard Disney

Richard is a Part-time Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex, a Research Fellow at the IFS and Visiting Professor of Economics at University College London. He has been a member of the Senior Salary Review Body, a member of the NHS Pay Review Body an advisor to Tom Winsor’s investigation of police remuneration and a member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the Chancellor of the Exchequer (from 2018-19). His research interests lie largely in the field of applied

Center for Global Development / Blavatnik School of Government

Ranil Dissanayake

Ranil Dissanayake is a policy fellow at CGD. An economist with more than 15 years’ experience in international development policy making, he has been a senior economic adviser to the Governments of Malawi and Tanzania, and to successive Chief Economists in the UK’s Department for International Development. His work focuses on the future of development cooperation, economic development in poor countries, and bridging the gap between research and policymaking.


Huw Dixon

A macroeconomist who has specialised in monetary theory and the use of price-data to measure price rigidity, inflation and the effectiveness of monetary policy. He has done extensive research on the CPI price-quote data in the UK and France and has also used this for the macroeconomic modelling of inflation. He has also studied the impact of fiscal policy in the British economy.

University of Bristol

Battal Dogan

Battal Dogan is a senior lecturer at the University of Bristol, where he has taught since September 2018. His research combines ideas from market design, mechanism design, choice theory, and game theory.


Paul Dolan

Subjective wellbeing, preference elicitation, economic appraisal, social preferences, equity, behavioural science.

University of Sussex and National Institute of Economic and Social Research 

Peter Dolton

Specialist in: Education Economics, Labour Economics, Health Economics, and Applied Econometrics. Advised OECD, World Bank, HMT and many government departments. Sat on Pay Review Bodies for teachers, doctors and the Armed Forces. Research interests in many applied economic policy questions. Currently Professor of Economics, University of Sussex and Research Director,  NIESR.