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Oriana Bandiera

Oriana Bandiera is the Sir Anthony Atkinson Professor of Economics and the Director of the Suntory and Toyota Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD) at the London School of Economics. She is vice-president of the European Economic Association, and director of the Gender, Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries programme and of the research programme in Development Economics at CEPR. She is co-editor of Microeconomic Insights, and Economica, and serves on the board of the International Growth Centre. Her research focuses on how monetary incentives and social relationships interact to shape individual choices within organisations and in labour markets.

Queen Mary University of London and Centre for Globalisation Research

Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay

Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay is Reader in Economics and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Globalisation Research at Queen Mary University of London. She specialises in the economics of growth and development and the measurement of inequality and poverty. Her recent work focusses on the persistence of inequality and how to measure inequality over time. Sanghamitra is the founder of the Research Circle for the Study of Inequality and Poverty, a UK-wide research group based at Queen Mary University of London.

University of Manchester, IFS

James Banks

James Banks’ interests and research are on all aspects of the economics of ageing, including: life-cycle consumption and spending behaviour, savings and pensions; cognition and financial decision making; work, retirement, health and disability at older ages. He has served on expert advisory groups for ESRC, DWP, DH, ONS, and the Government Office for Science. He is also Co-PI of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and collaborates with or advises similar large-scale interdisciplinary ageing studies all around the world, including in the US, Europe, China, India, Brazil, Japan and South Africa.

Edward Barbier

The Health Foundation

Claudia Barclay


Owen Barder