Profiles of PhD students currently enrolled at the School of Economics, including supervisors and research interests.
|Name (sorted in ascending order)||Role||Research Interests|
|Camille Boudot-Reddy||Fourth year PhD student||Camille.Boudot@ed.ac.uk||
Camille's research interest include development economics with a particular focus on the agricultural sector and labour productivity.
Supervisors: Maia Guell & Liang Bai
|Stuart Breslin||First year PhD student||Stuart.Breslin@ed.ac.uk|
|Andre Butler||Second year PhD Studentfirstname.lastname@example.org||
Andre’s research interests are at the frontier of agriculture, climate science, and development economics.
|Yanxiao Cao||First year PhD student||Yanxiao.Cao@ed.ac.uk||
Yanxiao's main research interests focus on economic growth and development.
|Mory Clark||Fourth year PhD student||Mory.Clark@ed.ac.uk||
Mory’s current research will focus on the impacts of migration, human capital formation and the impacts on global inequality, using micro founded macroeconomics to model these effects. Mory hopes his research will shed more light on the true economic impact of migration and how individual’s behaviour is affected in the presence of the possibility of migration.
Supervisors: Sevi Mora & Andy Snell
|James Dunham||Third year PhD Student||James.Dunham@ed.ac.uk||
James' interests lie in econometrics, development economics and applications of experimental and behavioural economics outside the lab.
|Yue Gu||Third year PhD Student||Yue.Gu@ed.ac.uk||
Yue’s research interest is in labour economics and her dissertation topic is about the impact of childcare policy on female labour supply.
|Kavisha Gupta||First year PhD email@example.com|
|Krista Holthaus||First year PhD firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Brian Jagusch||Second year PhD email@example.com||
|Aleksandr Kostylev||First year PhD firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kevin Le||Second year PhD Studentemail@example.com||
Kevin’s primary research interests are in the economics of science and R&D and knowledge based technologies, initially from macro and econometric perspectives. He will sooner or later likely find himself trying to understand search and matching of PhD graduates.
|Christian Lippitsch||Third year PhD Student||Christian.Lippitsch@ed.ac.uk||
Christian is interested in macroeconomics in general and in development economics in particular. Currently he is working on a project about resource misallocation in developing countries due to financial frictions and the effects of climate change.
|Siting (Estée) Lufirstname.lastname@example.org||
Game Theory, Behavioural Economics
|Jianxun Lyu||Second year PhD Studentemail@example.com||
Jianxun's research interests lie in (evolutionary) game theory and its applications on cultural transmission and evolution. He is also interested in the political economy and gender inequality.
|Rachel Scarfe||Third year PhD Student||Rachel.Scarfe@ed.ac.uk||
Rachel's main research interest is labour economics, particularly non-standard work. She is currently researching zero-hours contracts.
Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics
|Sikandar Singh Soin||Fourth year PhD firstname.lastname@example.org||
Sikandar’s research interests include economic theory and adapting mathematics to economic problems. In particular, using the methods from the theory of networks to model different economic interactions to shed light on interdependence in decision making and exploring policy implications of the same.
Supervisors: Tim Worrall & Andrew Clausen
Mechanism design, corruption, regulation. Testing hypotheses involving ordinal data. Animal welfare. Social interaction.
|Paul Telemo||Third year PhD Studentemail@example.com||
Paul's main research interest is labour economics, with recent work concerning routine-biased technological change and intergenerational mobility in the labour market. He also has soft spots for microeconomics and environmental economics.
|Lee Tyrrell-Hendry||Second year PhD Studentfirstname.lastname@example.org||
Lee's research interests lie in the intersection of macroeconomics and finance, in particular understanding financial crises and policies to help prevent or recover from them.
|Yaoyao Xu||Second year PhD Studentemail@example.com||
Yaoyao is interested in behavioural and experimental economics.