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Former GEP Post-Docs

Toshihiro Atsumi

Toshihiro joined the School of Economics in September 2008 as a Research Fellow in GEP. His research interests are in international trade and economic geography. In 2010, Toshihiro secured a Lectureship at Meiji Gakuin University in Japan.

Paulo Bastos

Paulo Bastos joined the School of Economics in January 2007 as a Research Fellow in the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP) after completing his PhD at the University of Nottingham. His research interests lie primarily in the fields of international economics, labour economics and industrial organisation. He became an Economist at ECFIN, European Commission and then a Research Fellow at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC. He is now an Economist in the Development Research Group (Trade and International Integration) at the World Bank. Paulo is a Policy Associate of GEP.

Agelos Delis

Agelos joined the School of Economics in December 2006 as a GEP Postdoctoral Research Fellow. His research interests are in applied and theoretical international trade, exporting decision and productivity and labour economics. After his period as a GEP Postdoctoral Fellow, in 2009, Agelos moved to a Teaching Fellowship at the University of Cyprus. Since September 2011 he has been a Lecturer in Economics at Aston Business School. He retains a GEP Associate External Fellowship.

Ben Ferrett

Ben Ferrett joined GEP as a Research Fellow after completing his PhD in Economics at the University of Warwick. During his Research Fellowship he was awarded an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, with which he was able to extend his period at GEP. At the end of his Fellowship, he gained a Lectureship in the Department of Economics at Loughborough University and is now Senior Lecturer at Loughborough. He is an External Fellow of GEP.

Sourafel Girma

Sourafel Girma joined GEP as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow in 1998. He took up a Senior Lectureship at the University of Leicester in 2002, before joining the Nottingham University Business School in 2005, as an Associate Professor and Reader in Industrial Economics. He was promoted to Professor in 2007 and has now rejoined the Nottingham School of Economics as Professor of Economics. He is affiliated to GEP as an Internal Research Fellow.

Yundan Gong

Yundan Gong joined the School of Economics in 2007 as a GEP Postdoctoral Research Fellow.  Her main research interests are applied international business, applied Microeconometric analysis, innovation and R&D etc. She took up a lectureship at Aston Business School in 2008 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in Economics and Innovation at Aston in 2010.

Holger Görg

Holger Gorg joined GEP in 2000 as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. He then took a Lectureship in the Nottingham School of Economics and then Reader in International Economics at Nottingham. He is now a Professor at Christian-Albrechts University, and a GEP External Fellow.

Emran Haque

Emran Haque joined the School of Economics in 2003 as a Research Fellow in the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP) after completing his PhD at the University of Manchester. He was awarded an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship for the year 2002/03. Emran is now a Lecturer in Macroeconomics at the University of Manchester.

Michelle Haynes

Michelle Haynes also joined GEP as a Research Fellow in 1998. She subsequently took at Lectureship at the University of Warwick and is now Associate Professor in Industrial Economics at the Nottingham University Business School.

Alexander Hijzen

Alexander Hijzen joined the School of Economics in 2003 as a GEP Research Fellow. He was awarded an ESRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the year 2004/05. Alex is now working in the Employment Analysis and Policy Division of the OECD on the implications of globalisation for labour markets. He retains an affiliation with GEP as a GEP Policy Associate.

Andreas Hoefele

Andreas joined GEP as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in October 2009. He subsequently gained a Lectureship at Loughborough University in 2011.  Andreas is an Associate External Fellow of GEP.

Tom Ivlevs

Tom joined the School of Economics in March 2007 as a GEP Postdoctoral Research Fellow. His research interests broadly lie in the field of migration. At GEP he worked on the link between different factor flows (labour migration and FDI), the role of ethnicity in determining migration flows, aging-related determinants of attitudes towards immigration and dual migration flows in Central and Eastern Europe. Following his GEP Postdoctoral Fellowship, he gained a Lectureship at the Bristol Business School, in 2009. He retains a GEP Associate External Fellowship.

Liza Jabbour

Liza joined the School of Economics in July 2007 as a GEP Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Her research interests are in applied international and industrial economics, outsourcing and offshoring decision, productivity and multinational firms' behaviour. On completion of her term as a GEP Postdoctoral Fellow, Liza secured a Lectureship at the University of Manchester and is now Lecturer in Business Economics in the School of Business at Birmingham University. She retains a GEP Associate External Fellowship.

Richard Kneller

Richard Kneller joined the School of Economics in 2001 as a GEP Research Fellow. He subsequently gained a Lectureship in the Nottingham School of Economics and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2007 and to Associate Professor and Reader in 2008 and to Professor of Economics in 2011. His current work at the Centre includes the causes and consequences of exporting and FDI decisions at the firm level.

Joanne Lindley

Joanne Lindley joined GEP as a Research Fellow after completing her PhD at Manchester Metropolitan University. She took a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Sheffield and from 2010 is a Senior Lecturere in the University of Surrey.

Sara Maioli

Sara Maioli joined GEP in 2003. In October 2006 she became Lecturer in Economics at Newcastle University Business School.

Daniel Mirza

Daniel Mirza joined GEP in February 2002 as a Research Fellow. In September 2003, Daniel took up a Lectureship at the University of Rennes and then a Professorship at the University of Tours. He is a Research Associate at CEPII and at CEPREMAP Association, France. He also continues his relationship with GEP as an External Research Fellow.

Pedro Moncarz

Pedro Moncarz gained a PhD from the Nottingham School of Economics and then held a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship from 2006 to 2007. He is now Assistant Professor at the National University of Cordoba, Argentina.

Baboo Nowbutsing

Baboo Nowbutsing earned a Lectureship at the University of Mauritius after completing his Research Fellowship at GEP. Baboo is now Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Mauritius.

Mauro Pisu

Mauro Pisu held a GEP Research Fellowship from 2001, part of which was a funded ESRC Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship. On completion of his Fellowship period, Mauro moved to the National Bank of Belgium and from 2009 is an Economist at the OECD in Paris.  He retains a GEP affiliation as a GEP Policy Associate.

Alejandro Riaño

Alejandro joined GEP in September 2009 as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow.  Since March 2011 he has held a Lectureship at the Nottingham School of Economics.

Joana Silva

Joana Silva gained a PhD from the Nottingham School of Economics. She was then awarded an ESRC Research Fellowship and stayed with GEP as a Research Fellow. In 2007 she was awarded a place on The World Bank's Young Professionals Program, in Washington and from 2009 held the position of Economist at the World Bank. She is now Senior Economist at the World Bank. Joana is a Policy Associate of GEP.

Richard Upward

Richard Upward joined GEP in 1998 as a Research Fellow, became a Lecturer in the School of Economics at Nottingham in August 2001 and was promoted to Associate Professor in August 2004 and is now Reader in Economics at Nottingham. His current work in the Centre related to structural adjustment in UK and foreign labour markets.

Katharine Wakelin

Katharine Wakelin joined GEP in 1998 as one of its first cohort of Research Fellows. Following a sucessful four-year GEP Research Fellowship, she chose to follow a different career outside of Economics and academia.

Sarut Wittayarungruangsri

Sarut Wittayarungruangsri was a PhD student in GEP from 2001 to 2005 and subsequently became a Research Fellow from 2005 to 2006. He is currently an Economist at the Fiscal Policy Research Institute, Thailand.

Xufei (Florence) Zhang

Xufei (Florence) Zhang joined the School of Economics in October 2007 as a Research Fellow in the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP). Her major research interests are in applied international economics, applied microeconometrics, firm level adjustment to globalisation, China and world economy. Florence took up a Lectureship at Middlesex University in 2009.

Zhihong Yu

Zhihong joined the School of Economics in December 2005 as a ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in GEP after completing his PhD at the University of Nottingham. His first degree is mathematic, and major research interests are in international economics, industrial organisation, China and world economy. Zhihong was awarded an RCUK Research Fellow from December 2006 to 2011 and is now a Lecturer in Economics at The University of Nottingham.

 

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