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University of Portsmouth

Donald Houston

Professor Houston has over 20 years’ experience of research on the implications of urban and regional change for labour market disadvantage, particularly the roles of migration, transport, health, socio-economic segregation and housing in urban economic development. Public policy implications feature strongly in his work. He has previously held appointments at the Universities of Dundee, Glasgow and St Andrews, and is currently professor of Economic Geography at the University of Portsmouth.

University of Bath

Neil Howard

Neil’s research looks at labour exploitation and social marginalisation. He examines the impact of economic shocks on labour ‘freedom’ and studies social protection interventions such as cash transfers and basic income. He has worked for extensive periods in West Africa and currently manages two research projects in India and Bangladesh.

University of East Anglia

Anthony Howe

Anthony Howe is Emeritus Professor of Modern History at the University of East Anglia. He is the main editor of The Letters of Richard Cobden (1804-1865) (four volumes, Oxford University Press, 2007-2015) and collaborator in The Letters of Richard Cobden Online (to be launched September 2023). His other publications include Free Trade and Liberal England, 1846-1946 (1998). He is currently engaged on an international history of free trade from Adam Smith to the World Trade organization.

University of California Berkley

Hilary Hoynes

Solomon Hsiang

London School of Economics

Helen Hughson

Helen is a Research Officer at the London School of Economics, where she has contributed to research on tax policy, inequality, migration, including the work of the UK Wealth Tax Commission. Previously, she worked for five years at the Reserve Bank of Australia on labour market and international developments, and co-authored working papers on household responses to monetary policy and the market for overnight cash in Australia. Helen has an MSc Economics from University College London.