Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy
Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy

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UCL

Morten O. Ravn

Morten is a macroeconomist who has interests both in applied macroeconomics and in macroeconomic theory. Recent work has been concerned with a wide range of topics surrounding monetary and fiscal policy, aggregate business cycles, inequality and incomplete markets, and using external instruments for identification in macroeconometrics. I am a professor of economics at University College London, research fellow of the CEPR, board member of the Danish National Research Foundation and a founding member of VMACS.

Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex

Birgitta Rabe

Birgitta Rabe is Reader in Economics at the University of Essex and Co-Investigator of Understanding Society and of the ESRC Centre on Micro Social Change. Birgitta is interested in human capital development, specifically the role of parental and public investments into children and how these investments interact. Areas of expertise include childhood obesity, childcare, school quality and maternal labour supply.

University of Munich, ifo Institute

Helmut Rainer

Helmut Rainer is Professor of Economics at the University of Munich and Director of the Center for Labor and Demographic Economics of the ifo Institute. He has conducted theoretical and empirical research in labor economics, demographic economics and applied microeconomics. Next to this, he has been involved in several policy evaluations for ministries in Germany.

Imperial College Business School

Tarun Ramadorai

Tarun Ramadorai has a broad range of research interests in the areas of household finance, asset pricing, and international finance. He has published on these topics in a number of scholarly journals in Finance and Economics. In addition to his academic work, Tarun has taken on several advisory roles in the area of financial regulation and policy in both India and Europe.

London Business School

Kamalini Ramdas

Kamalini Ramdas is Deloitte Chair in Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Her research focuses on identifying ways to expand access to healthcare and information services through business model innovation. She uses empirical methods including field experiments. She has served as Co-PI on a $1.2M grant to design and implement profitable cardiac preventive care. She is a Department Editor at Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and President of the Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Society.

UCL

Imran Rasul

Imran Rasul is Professor of Economics at University College London, co-director of the Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and Research Programme Director in the Firms portfolio, at the International Growth Centre. His research interests include labor, development and public economics and his work has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica and the Review of Economic Studies.