9 researchers join the UB School of Economics as Maria Zambrano Visiting Scholar Fellows in 2022
The UB School of Economics has recruited 9 researchers as Maria Zambrano Visiting Scholar Fellows in 2022. The visiting researchers hold PhD degrees from world-class institutions including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Paris 1 – Panthéon – Sorbonne, and the University of Milano-Bicocca., They also have been working in leading organisations such as the Paris School of Economics, the University of Bologna, and the DIW-Berlin, among others.
The Maria Zambrano Fellowship is a talent-attraction grant of 1 or 2 years of duration (starting between January, 2022, and September, 2022) for researchers with at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience in institutions different from where their doctoral thesis was defended. All of them are researchers affiliated with the UB School of Economics.
Diego Andreucci: Diego will join the Department of Economic History in September, 2022 for two years. He received his PhD in 2016 from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has previously worked as a visiting researcher at the University of Manchester and the University of Syracuse. His main fields are Development Economics, Political Economy, and Environmental and Resource Economics.
Giacomo Benati: Giacomo has joined the Department of Economic History for two years. He received his PhD in History of the Archaeological and Artistic Heritage at the University of Turin in 2014. He held the position of postdoctoral research fellow at the Universities of Bologna and Tuebingen, and his research interests revolve around Development Economics, Economic History, and Political Economy.
Niccolò Bertuzzi: Niccolò will join the Department of Economic History in October, 2022 for two years. He received his PhD in Applied Sociology and Methodology of Social Research at the University of Milano-Bicocca in 2017. He has previously worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Scuola Normale Superiore and University of Trento. His main fields are Development Economics, Economic Growth, Environmental, and Resource Economics.
Massimiliano Coda Zabetta: Massimiliano has joined the Department of Econometrics for two years. He has previously worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Bordeaux, and he received his PhD in Economics from the University of Turin and the Collegio Carlo Alberto in 2018. His research fields are International Trade, Microeconomics, and Regional Economics.
Leopoldo Ferguson: Leopoldo has joined the Department of Economics and Public Economics for one year. He received his PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011. He is professor at the Universidad de los Andes and director at the Centro de Estudios sobre Desarrollo Económico (CEDE). His main fields of research are Development Economics, and Political Economy.
Tony Klein: Tony has joined the Department of Econometrics as a Maria Zambrano Visiting Fellow. He received his PhD in Finance from Technische Universität Dresden in 2017. He is working as an associate professor at Queen’s University Belfast, and during the academic year 2019-2020 he was visiting scholar at the University of Barcelona. His main fields of research are Environmental and Resource Economics, Financial Econometrics, and Operations Research.
Miren Lafourcade: Miren has joined the Department of Economics and Public Economics for one year. She received her PhD in 1998 from the University of Paris 1 – Panthéon – Sorbonne. She is professor at the University Paris-Saclay, research affiliate at the Paris School of Economics, research fellow at the CEPR, and co-director of the program “Globalization, Development and Environment” at the CEPREMAP. Her main fields of research are Urban Economics, Regional Economics, Transport Economics, and Public Economics.
Juan Rosellón: Juan has joined the Department of Economics and Public Economics for two years. He is tenured professor at the Department of Economics of the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico City, as well as a Research Fellow at DIW-Berlin (Department of Energy, Transport and the Environment, EVU). He is also currently Non Residential Fellow at the Center for Energy Studies of the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in the USA. He received his PhD in Economics from Rice University in 1993. He is working in the area of Regulation Economics, and Environmental and Resource Economics.
Dimitrios Xefteris: Dimitrios has joined the Department of Economics and Public Economics as a Maria Zambrano Visiting Fellow. He is an associate professor at the University of Cyprus (on leave during 2022-2023) and has worked there before as an assistant professor and a postdoc. He completed his PhD in Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2009. His research fields are Political Economy, Game Theory, and Microeconomics.
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