PhD Alumni Profiles
Our PhD students have gone on to a wide range of careers. We have interviewed some of our graduates below to find out where their PhD has taken them and how their experience in the School of Economics has influenced their career.
Natasha has worked directly with policymakers, bureaucrats and industrialists, particularly with regard to international trade.
Niven is a Principal Research Scientist with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change.
Kian obtained an MSc in Economics and Econometrics at The University of Nottingham in the UK, where he also completed his PhD in 2016.
Despoina is currently a Research Fellow at the Behavioural Science Group at the University of Warwick.
PhD Economics and MSc Economics and International Economics
Sailesh works at the China campus as an Associate Professor in Economics.
Tom studied for an MSc Behavioural Economics at the School of Economics as well as a doctorate in Behavioural Economics.
Zheng worked at the University of Nottingham China campus, before taking his most recent post as a Reader in Economics in De Montfort University.
Steven spent four months as a PhD Trainee at the European Central Bank. He is now working as an economist in Brussels for ING.
Henry is a Country Economist for the International Growth Centre, Ghana Programme, at the London School of Economics and Political Science.