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Prof Nigel Allington Prof Nigel Allington is a member of the Centre for Economic and Public Policy,  Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge; Fellow and Director of Studies in Economics, Downing College, University of Cambridge, and Fellow Research Professor of Applied Macroeconomics, Grenoble Ecole de Management. He has published widely in academic journals and books. His most recent publication is ‘From Hubris to Disgrace: The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Finance in the 21st Century’ (published by Routledge, April 2015).

Prof Philip Arestis

Prof Philip Arestis is Professor and University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; Professor of Economics, Department of Applied Economics V, Universidad del País Vasco, Spain; Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Utah, US; Research Associate, Levy Economics Institute, New York, US; Visiting Professor, Leeds Business School, University of Leeds, UK; Professorial Research Associate, Department of Finance and Management Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK. He was awarded the British Hispanic Foundation ‘Queen Victoria Eugenia’ award (2009-2010); also awarded the ‘homage’ prize for his contribution to the spread of Keynesian Economics in Brazil by the Brazilian Keynesian Association (AKB), 15 August 2013. He served as Chief Academic Adviser to the UK Government Economic Service (GES) on Professional Developments in Economics (2005-2013). He has published widely in academic journals, and he is, and has been, on the editorial board of a number of economics journals.

Prof Terry Barker

Prof Terry Barker is Honorary Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, and Senior Department Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. He is also Chairman of Cambridge Econometrics Ltd and Founder of the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics. He was a Co-ordinating Lead Author (CLA) for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Third and Fourth Assessment Reports 2001 and 2007 taking responsibility for the chapters on greenhouse gas mitigation from a cross-sectoral perspective. He is an applied economist with over 100 articles and book chapters published mainly on the topics of economic modelling, international trade, and climate change mitigation. His research interests are in developing large-scale models of the energy-environment-economy (E3) system designed to address the issue of global decarbonisation and he has led teams developing models at the UK, European and global scales.

Jesus Ferreiro Prof Jesús Ferreiro is Associate Professor in Economics at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, in Bilbao, Spain, and an Associate Member of the Centre for Economic and Public Policy, University of Cambridge, and an Associate Member of the NIFIP, University of Porto. His research interests are in the areas of macroeconomic policy, labour market and international economy. He has published a number of articles on those topics in edited books and in refereed journals such as American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Applied Economics, Economic and Industrial Democracy, European Planning Studies, International Labour Review, International Review of Applied Economics, Journal of Economic Issues, Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Panoeconomicus, and Transnational Corporations, among others.

Carmen Gomez

Prof Carmen Gómez is Associate Professor in Economics at the University of the Basque Country, in Bilbao, Spain. Her research interests are in the areas of macroeconomic policy, labour market and international economy. She has published a number of articles on those topics in edited books and in refereed journals such as American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Economic and Industrial Democracy, Journal of Economic Issues, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Panoeconomicus, and Transnational Corporations, among others.

Ilene Grabel

Prof Ilene Grabel is Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. She has worked as a consultant to the International Poverty Centre for Inclusive Growth, UNCTAD/G-24, UNU/WIDER, and UNDP. Grabel is a co-editor of the Review of International Political Economy (RIPE).  She has published widely on financial policy and crises, developmental financial architectures, international financial institutions, and international capital flows. Her research has been published in Economía Informa, Cambridge Journal of Economics, World Development, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Feminist Economics, Review of International Political Economy, International Review of Applied Economics, International Journal of Political Economy, Review of Radical Political Economics, Eastern Economics Journal, and the Journal of Economic Issues.  A mini-symposium on capital controls and the global crisis that she co-edited with Kevin Gallagher appeared in a 2015 issue of the RIPE. Grabel’s 2004 book (Zed Books, with Ha-Joon Chang), Reclaiming Development, was reissued in 2014.

Stephanie Griffiths Jones

Prof Stephany Griffith-Jones is an economist researching and providing policy advice on reforming the international and national financial architecture, with emphasis on domestic financial sector from a development perspective; macro-economic management of capital flows in emerging and low income countries. Leading many major international research projects on international financial and macro-economic issues, with networks of senior academics and policy-makers from developed and developing countries. Publishing widely, having written or edited over twenty books and numerous journal and newspaper articles. A 2010 OUP book, co-edited with Joseph Stiglitz and Jose Antonio Ocampo, “Time for a Visible Hand”, dealt mainly with financial regulation. Advises many international organisations, including the European Commission, European Parliament, World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat, IADB, AfDB, and various UN agencies and several governments and Central Banks, including the UK, Chilean, Swedish, South African, Tanzanian, Brazilian and Czech. She is commissioner on the Warwick Commission on Financial Regulation, and was a member of the ESRC World Economy and Finance Program Advisory Panel.

Annina Kaltenbrunner Annina Kaltenbrunner is Lecturer in the Economics of Globalisation and the International Economy at Leeds University Business School. Her areas of research are development economics, international finance, monetary economics, international political economy, heterodox economics and methodology. She has published on Post Keynesian theory, emerging market currency internationalisation, financial integration, external vulnerability, and the Euro Area Crisis. She is currently working on financialisation and capital flows in emerging economies. Annina has collaborated on work for the United Nations University (UNU) and the European FP7 Project AUGUR. She is currently contributing to several projects including the European FP7 FESSUD, a 2-year project on Finance and Inequality with the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), and commissioned work on currency internationalisation by the Brazilian central bank. She is an active member of several academic organisations, including the International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy (IIPPE) and the Post Keynesian Study Group (PKSG). She is member of the Women’s committee of the Royal Economic Society.

Sergi Lanau Sergi Lanau is an Economist at the International Monetary Fund, where he currently works on Italy and San Marino. Prior to that, he worked in the Emerging Markets Division in the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department of the IMF. From 2008 to 2010, he worked in the International Finance Division at the Bank of England. He earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in 2008. His research is in the areas of international finance and firm productivity.

Prof John McCombie Prof John McCombie is Professor and Director of the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Fellow in Economics, Downing College Cambridge. He was a co-editor of Spatial Economic Analysis and of Regional Studies. His research interests include the study of national and regional growth disparities, EU regional policy, economic growth and the balance-of-payments constraint, and criticisms of the aggregate production function and conventional measures of the rate of technical progress.  He has been a specialist advisor to the House of Lords European Union Sub-committee on the Future of the EU Structural and Cohesion Funds. He has also been an economic consultant to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. His most recent book (with Jesus Felipe) is Technical Change and the Aggregate Production Function, ‘Not Even Wrong’ (2013).

Prof Malcolm Sawyer
Prof Malcolm Sawyer is Emeritus Professor of Economics, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK. He is the principal investigator for the European Union funded research project Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development (FESSUD: www.fessud.eu). He is managing editor of International Review of Applied Economics, on the editorial board of a range of journals and editor of the series New Directions in Modern Economics. He has published widely in the areas of post Keynesian and Kaleckian economics, industrial economics and the UK and European economies. He has authored 11 books and edited 24, has published over 100 papers in refereed journals and contributed chapters to over 100 books.

Marta Spreafico

Marta Spreafico is Research Fellow at the Faculty of Economics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan and an Associate Member, Cambridge Centre of Economic and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK. She undertook her PhD (‘Doctor Europaeus’) in Economic Policy at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan and it was entitled Institutions and Growth: The Experience of the Former Soviet Union Economies. Her research interests include the economics of inequality and an invited paper (with JSL McCombie) was presented at the 2015 annual conference of the Institute for New Economic Thinking in Paris. Recent publications include “Kaldor’s Technical Progress Function and the Verdoorn Law” (with JSL McCombie) Cambridge Journal of Economics, (2015).

Tomasz Wieladek Tomasz Wieladek is currently programme manager, responsible for research on the interaction of monetary and macroprudential policy, in the research hub at the Bank of England. Prior to his current appointment, he was a senior research manager in the Bank’s stress-testing division, an adviser to external members of the UK's monetary policy committee and also worked in the International Finance Division at the Bank of England. He holds a PhD in International Economics from the Graduate Institute, Geneva and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, UK. His research interests include international finance, monetary economics and applied econometrics. He is a CEPR Research Affiliate and his research has been published in outlets such as The Journal of The European Economic Association, The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial Economics and The Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

 
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