Tuuli TähtinenEuropean University Institute
I am a PhD student in economics at the European University Institute. My thesis is focused on empirical political economy. I will be presenting my paper on Populism and Ideological Convergence.
Oleksandr TalaveraUniversity of Birmingham
Oleksandr (Sasha) Talavera is a Professor of Financial Economics, University of Birmingham. He received his B.A. at Ostroh Academy (Ukraine), M.A. at EERC (Ukraine), M.A. at Boston College, and his Ph.D. at the European University Viadrina (Germany). Prior to joining the faculty at University of Birmingham, Sasha worked for Swansea University, University of Sheffield, Durham University, University of East Anglia, the Robert Gordon University, and DIW-Berlin. He is broadly interested in social media, online-prices, big data analytics, banking, international finance, and emerging market economies.
Johanna TiedemannUniversity of Glasgow
Currently, I am employed as an Assistant Economist in the Macroeconomic Analysis and Statistics Department at the Office for National Statistics.I am a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Glasgow. During this time I have been part of the Fund Internship Programme (FIP: 2020) at the International Monetary Fund.
Vo Huyen Trang TranLoughborough University
I am a final year PhD student in Economics at Loughborough University and an associate lecturer at the University of Derby. My thesis examines efficiency, competition and cost-innovation of banking systems in Asia. In the conference, I will present the last empirical chapter of my thesis (the relationship between competition and cost-reducing innovation). Currently, I am studying machine learning and looking forward to opportunities to collaborate with other researchers. If you are interested in my papers (or my research areas), feel free to contact me via my email.