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Danielle Jackson

Danielle Jackson is a Senior Consultant at Metro Dynamics where she works across both the policy and analytical functions of the company. Her work covers a wide range of economic and social policy areas with interests in inclusive growth, devolution and pan-regional collaboration. Danielle enjoys working closely with places around the UK to better understand the opportunities and challenges in their economies and communities, in order to shape narratives and develop strategy and policy.

Oxford University

Ben Jackson

Ben Jackson’s research focuses on the role of ideas in political and policy debates in the twentieth century, chiefly in the UK. He has worked on the political thought of socialism and liberalism in Britain; the political and economic ideas of the neo-liberal right; and on the history and politics of Scottish nationalism. He recently published The Case for Scottish Independence: A History of Nationalist Political Thought in Modern Scotland (2020).

University of Oxford

Sanjay Jain

Sanjay Jain is Senior Fellow in the Department of Economics at Oxford. His research interests are in development economics, political economy, and applied microeconomic theory. He has previously served on the Economics faculty at Cambridge University, the University of Virginia, the George Washington University, as a lecturer at Princeton University, and as a frequent consultant to the World Bank.

CERGE-EI, Charles University and Czech Academy of Sciences

Ole Jann

Ole Jann is assistant professor of economics at CERGE-EI, a joint workplace of Charles University in Prague and the Czech Academy of Sciences. His research is in economic theory and on the covid-19 pandemic; he is head of the research project “Information Revelation and Privacy in the Information Age” and was coordinator of the project “Testing, incentives, information: How to mobilize society’s resources against the pandemic”.


Xavier Jaravel

Xavier Jaravel is Associate Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a fellow at the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS), the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and the College de France. He is also a member of the editorial board of the Review of Economic Studies.   He holds a PhD from Harvard (2016) and an undergraduate degree from Sciences Po. His research studies inclusive growth, innovation, international trade, and inequality. His work was

University of Oxford, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Beata Javorcik

Beata Javorcik is Chief Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London. She is on leave from the University of Oxford, where she is Professor of Economics. She specializes in international trade. Her research interests focus on determinants and consequences of inflows of foreign direct investment, implications of services liberalization, evaluation of investment promotion programmes, propagation of shock through production networks and evasion of import duties.