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University of York

Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven

Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven is a Lecturer in International Development at the University of York, UK. Her research fields include development finance, heterodox economics, structural features of underdevelopment, and critically assessing the economics field. She is the founder and editor of the blog Developing Economics, co-founder of Diversifying and Decolonisning Economics (D-Econ) and coordinator of the Association for Heterodox Economics. She has a PhD in Economics from The New School.


Heidi Karjalainen

Heidi is a Research Economist in the Pensions and Public Finance sector. Her current work includes research on pensions and saving for retirement, with a focus on pension saving of the self-employed. Before joining the IFS, she worked in infrastructure financing.

University of Oxford

Maximilian Kasy

Research interests: statistical decision theory (applied to experimental design, machine learning, policy choice, and empirical Bayes methods), statistics as a social process (publication bias etc.) the use of economic theory in econometrics, identification and causality, economic inequality and (optimal) taxation.

IFS, The Health Foundation

Elaine Kelly

Elaine is the Head of Economics Research in the REAL Centre at the Health Foundation and a senior research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. She is also a Deputy Director of the NIHR Health and Social Care Workforce Policy Research Unit. Her research focuses on various aspects of health and social care, including variation in healthcare use across time, space and different patient characteristics, end of life care, the nurse labour market and the low paid health and care workforce.

The Economist

Soumaya Keynes

Soumaya Keynes is the Britain Economics Editor for The Economist, based in London. She also co-host a podcast called Trade Talks. Before joining The Economist Soumaya did research on the public finances and pensions at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

World Bank

Amjad Muhammad Khan

Amjad Muhammad Khan an economist currently working as a Young Professional in The World Bank’s Global Water Practice (Washington, DC). His research interests lie at the intersection of development, labor, and urban economics. Much of his work also revolves around themes from political economy, economic history, economic geography, and the economics of culture, identity and religion.