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Jens Suedekum is Professor of Economics at the Mercator School of Management at University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) and research fellow of CESifo, IZA and the IAB. He has studied economics at the University of Goettingen and at University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and has been Assistant Professor at the University of Konstanz. His main fields of specialization are urban economics and international trade. Recent research has focused on city size distributions, structural estimation of spatial models, and the organization of multinational enterprises. Jens is an associate editor of the Journal of Regional Science and is visiting SERC from March until June 2012.
Hans Koster is a PhD. Candidate at the VU University Amsterdam and a guest researcher at the Spatial Economics Research Centre. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and his Master's degree (Cum Laude) in Spatial Economics at the VU University Amsterdam. His research mainly focuses on the analysis of commercial and residential real estate markets. He is visiting SERC from January until April 2012.
Aminata is a Visitor to the Centre for Economic Performance from January until April 2012. Aminata completed her Masters in Economics at the University Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). She is now a PhD student at the University Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain). Her research interests include innovation, productivity, policy evaluation and trade.
Marco is a visitor from the University of Padova, Italy, where he is a PhD student under the supervision of professor G. Brunello. His research interests cover labour economics, the economics of education and programme evaluation. He is a visitor to the CEP Education Programme.
Hanna is visiting CEP from Aalto University School of Economics in Finland. She is visiting the Education Programme from September 2011 until June 2012 and will be working on a project about the effects of the supply of upper secondary education on schooling choices and educational outcomes in Finland.
Mathilde is a Visitor to the Education Programme from September until March 2012. Mathilde completed her Masters in Economics at the Paris School of Economics and worked as an economist at the French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. She is affiliated to the Paris School of Economics and CREST. Her research interests include the economics of education, policy evaluation and labour economics.
Tuukka works as a senior researcher at the Government Institute for Economic Research (VATT) in Finland and is visiting the Spatial Economics Research Centre from September until December 2011. His main research interests are in housing and urban economics, local public finance and applied microeconometrics.
Francisco Requena is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Valencia. He will be visiting SERC from July until August 2011. His research while at SERC will be on the impact of information spillovers on firms’ decision about where to export.
Friederike is a visitor from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence where she is a third-year PhD student. Her research areas are international banking and international trade. She is visiting the CEP Globalisation Programme and LSE via the European Doctoral Program (EDP) for the academic year 2010/2011. During her time at CEP she will be investigating the globalisation of banks theoretically as well as empirically with a focus on the determinants of comparative advantages in banking and the effects of banking sector liberalisation.
Charlotte is visiting CEP from INSEE in France.
She is visting the Education Programme from September 2010 until June 2011 and will be working on a project conducted by Sandra McNally and Shqiponja Telhaj about the effects of Eastern European migration on educational outcomes in the UK.
Astrid is a visitor to the Education Programme from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) in Bergen, where she is assistant professor. She is visiting CEP until December 2010 and will be investigating the gender differences in effects of student aid reforms on enrolment and attainment in higher education.
Nicolas Coeurdacier is visiting the Globalisation Programme until February 2011.
Amparo Castello-Climent is a visitor from the University of Valencia in Spain where she is a researcher on the Ramon y Cajal Programme. She is a visitor to the Macro Programme at CEP until July 2011.
Veronica Rappoport is visitng the Globalisation Programme at CEP from March to April 2010. She is a visitor from Columbia Business School where she is an Assistant Professor in the Finance and Economics department.
Jenni Kellokumpu is a PhD student from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland and is visiting the Education Programme until July 2010.
Claire is a visitor from CREST-INSEE in Paris where she is a research economist. She is visitor to the Productivity and Innovation Programme from October 2009 until July 2010.
Anna is a visitor to the Labour Markets Programme from Leuven University in Belgium, where she is a PhD student in the Economics Department. She is visiting CEP from October 2009 until February 2010.
Maarten Goos is an assistant professor at Leuven University in Belgium and is visiting the Labour Markets Programme until February 2010.
Elena is a visitor to the Education Programme from the University of Padova in Italy where she is a Phd student. She is visiting CEP until July 2011.
Hannes is a visitor to the Wellbeing Programme from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.
Krisztina Molnar is a visitor to the Macro Programme from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. She is a visitor to CEP from October 2009 until June 2010.
Juan Carluccio is a visitor to the Globalisation programme and is a PhD candidate at the Paris School of Economics and EHESS. He is visting CEP until December 2009.
Till Von Wachter is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Columbia University. He is visiting the Labour Market Programme at CEP in June.
Paul Krugman, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University, Centenary Professor at LSE and Nobel Laureate.
is visiting CEP in June and will deliver the Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures 2009.
The series titled "The Return of Depression Economics"
will be held over three consecutive evenings from Monday 8th June, Tuesday 9th June and Wednesday 10th June.
These lectures will cover the causes of the global economic crisis; the deeply vexed question of how and when the world economy can recover; and the implications of the whole mess for economics and economists.
For more information about the Lectures and how to obain tickets please visit our special events pages:
Link to Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: The Return of Depression Economics
Paul Krugman's webpage
Book: The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 (Paperback)
Natalia Ramondo is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Texas, Austin. She is a visitor to the Globalisation Programme at CEP from May-July 2009.
Natalie Chen is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick and is visiting the Globalisation Programme at CEP.
Carlos Goncalves is visiting CEP from January until July 2009. He is a visitor to the Macro Programme from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Stefanie Lehmann is a researcher on the Education and Skills Programme. She is a visitor to CEP from the Bonn Graduate School of Economics, Germany.