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Alexandra Arntsen 100x150 Dr Alexandra Arntsen

Alexandra is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Nottingham Trent University. Her primary areas of teaching are Environmental Economics and Microeconomics. She holds a MSc and PhD in Economics. Alexandra’s research areas are ecological economics, labour economics, and feminist economics. Current projects include an investigation of the relationship between preferences to working hours and attitudes to the environment and the role of collective bargaining. For publications and more info press here.


Dr Marco Hafner, Senior Economist and Research Leader at RAND Europe MArco Hanfer 

Marco Hafner is a senior economist and research leader at RAND Europe. His work focuses on econometric models, economic policy, health economics, employment, and international trade. He completed his doctoral studies in economics and applied econometrics and holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Zurich.

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Golitsis Petros 100x150 Dr Petros Golitsis

Petrosis an Assistant Professor in Economics at the CITY College, University of York Europe Campus and the South-East European Research Centre Research Associate, participating at BORD(EU)R-Jean Monnet Network, a project co-funded by European Commission. His research focuses on monetary and financial policy, which he also teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Besides teaching in the UK, he has taught internationally in Thessaloniki, Sofia (in collaboration with NBU), Baku (at a postgraduate level executive MBA), Belgrade, Bucharest, Kyiv, Tbilisi, Yerevan, and other locations.


Professor Guilherme Magacho guilherme magacho 100x150  

Guilherme Magacho has a PhD in Land Economy from the Cambridge University. He is Economist at the Agence Française de Développement and Professor of the Post-Graduate Program of Economics at the Federal University of UFABC. His field of research is Environmental Macroeconomics, working particularly with Input-output analysis, Export-led growth models and sectoral analysis. He has published in several journals in Brazil and abroad, among which The Cambridge Journal of Economics, Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics and Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.

Dr Fernanda Steiner Perin Fernanda Perin 100x150  

Fernanda holds a PhD in Economics of Industry and Technology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ, Brazil). She is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Birmingham City University. Dr Perin is a Research Associate at the Economics of Innovation Research Group of the UFRJ and a coordinator of the Economics of Innovation Working Group of the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI)/Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET).

She is a supervisor of master students from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and SOAS University of London. She also has experience acting as a consultant for public institutions and non-governmental organisations.

Dr Perin’s research agenda focuses on Economics of Innovation and International Business. Her work addresses empirical research on STI policies and innovation strategies, mainly applied to the pharmaceutical/health sector. She is also interested in the mission-oriented innovation policies approach and in qualitative research methods. More information on Perin’s research outputs can be found here.

Professor Gabriel Porcile Associate member Gabriel Porcile  

Gabriel has a Master's degree in Economics from UNICAMP (1988) and a PhD in Economic History from the London School of Economics. He is a Professor of Economics at the Federal University of Parana (on leave) and Economic Affairs Officer at the Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC, since 2011).

He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Columbia, the New School for Social Research and the University of the Republic (Uruguay). His field of research is “Growth and Distribution in Post Keynesian Models”, in particular BOP-constrained growth models and the political economy of Kaleckian growth models. He has published extensively in several journals in Brazil and abroad, among which The Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford Development Studies, Research Policy, Ecological Economics and Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.