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Almudena Sevilla

Almudena Sevilla is a fellow of the Centre of Time Use Research at the University of Oxford. She has also held positions at Queen Mary University, University of Oxford, University of Essex Institute for Social and Economic Research, and the Congressional Budget Office in Washington DC.

University of Warwick

Daniel Sgroi

Within Warwick, Daniel leads the Experimental and Behavioural Economics Research Group and the Behaviour, Brain & Society group that oversees behavioural science research. He is also a member of the World Wellbeing Panel, a Research Fellow of the IZA, and is affiliated with the Behavioural Data Science research programme at the Alan Turing Institute. His work has been widely covered by hundreds of leading media outlets including the front pages of the Times and the Guardian.

Luskin School of Public Affairs, UCLA

Manisha Shah

Manisha Shah? is a development economist whose research interests lie at the intersection of microeconomics, health, and education with a focus on women and youth. ?Recent papers focus on violence against women and  regulation of sex markets. Shah is Professor of Public Policy at UCLA and Founder of the ?Global Lab for Research in Action?; ?a ?research institute? that ?pursues evidence-based solutions to critical health, education  and economic challenges faced by vulnerable populations around the

University of Manchester

William Shankley

William is currently a postdoctoral researcher based in the Cathie Marsh Institute (CMI) and a staff member in the Department of Sociology. He is currently working on an ESRC project entitled ‘Together and Apart: the Dynamics of Ethnic Diversity, Segregation and Social Cohesion among Young People and Adults’ with Dr James Laurence. William is also a UK Data Service Impact Fellow and a recipient of the ESRC Baltic Scholarship (University of Riga). William completed his PhD in Sociology with a


Tali Sharot

Sharot is a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow. Her research focuses on how emotion, motivation and social factors influence our expectations, decisions and beliefs. Her papers have been published in top scientific journals including Nature, Science and Nature Neuroscience. Dr. Sharot is the author of The Optimism Bias (2011) and The Influential Mind (2017), both of which received the British Psychological Society Book Award. She has written essays for the popular press that have been published

Health Foundation

Nihar Shembavnekar

Nihar is an economist at the Health Foundation and works primarily on labour market issues in health and social care. Previously, he worked as a labour market economist at HM Treasury, where he undertook research on minimum wage policy. Nihar also has prior experience in quantitative and qualitative research at Ofgem and ICF Consulting. His areas of expertise include labour economics, development economics and international trade.