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Technical University of Munich

Abu Siddique

Abu is a postdoctoral researcher in economics at the Technical University of Munich. His main research interest lies in the field of development economics, particularly in the economic consequences of ethnic discrimination, mental health, endogenous formation of preferences, and the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in developing countries. Abu holds a PhD in economics from the University of Southampton, an MSc in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Southampton, and a BSc in Economics from Queen Mary University of London.

University of Bristol and The Danish Center for Social Science Research

Hans Henrik Sievertsen

Hans is a senior lecturer in economics at the University of Bristol and an affiliated researcher at VIVE – The Danish Center for Social Science Research. He is an applied micro-economist working on topics in education, health, gender and inequality in general

School of Government, Tecnologico de Monterrey

Adan Silverio-Murillo

Adan Silverio Murillo is an Assistant Professor in the School of Government at Tecnologico de Monterrey. His research focuses on development economics and family economics. In particular, he works on two important issues affecting individuals living in developing countries: women’s empowerment and violence. In Mexico, he worked as Deputy Director of Econometric Analysis for the PROGRESA-Oportunidades conditional cash transfer program, and as Deputy General Director of Impact Evaluation at the Ministry of Social Development.

Lancaster University Management School

Rob Simmons

Rob Simmons teaches Sports Economics at the Lancaster University Management School. Rob has published many articles in economics and statistics journals on professional sports covering pay and performance of players, audience demand, corruption, referee behaviour and betting markets. Current work includes analysis of European football covering pay disparities and also the effects of Video Assistant Referee technology.

University of Bristol

Helen Simpson

Helen is the Director of the Centre for Evidence-based Public Services, and a Research Affiliate of CEPR. She has given policy advice at HM Treasury, HMRC, BEIS, DfT, DIT, the European Commission and the OECD. She was previously Director of Productivity and Innovation Research at the IFS. Her research covers urban economics and the effects of place-based policies, productivity, innovation and foreign direct investment.

University of Reading

Carl Singleton

Carl Singleton is Lecturer in Economics at the University of Reading. His research mainly focuses on macroeconomics and labour economics, with particular interests in understanding business cycle fluctuations, wage determination and issues of economic inequality. He also carries out research in sports economics and betting markets as part of the University of Reading’s Football Research Centre.