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Meet the new academic staff joining the School of Economics 2022

2 November 2022

The School of Economics extends a warm welcome to all of our new students and staff joining us for the 2022/23 academic year.

We would like to introduce the following academic appointments:

Uta Bolt, Lecturer in Economics

Uta Bolt

Uta is an applied microeconomist interested in intergenerational persistence and inequality. Her research focuses on how parents invest in their children, how such investments affect human capital development, and ultimately outcomes over the lifecycle. She obtained her PhD from UCL and is a Research Associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Mauricio Ribeiro, Lecturer in Economics

Mauricio Ribeiro

Mauricio is a decision theorist and experimental economist by training primarily interested in understanding human decision-making. Mauricio earned his PhD in Economics from New York University, his MSc in Economics from Universidade de Brasília (UnB) and his BSc in Economics from Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA).

Julien Monardo, Lecturer in Economics

Julien Monardo

Julien is an economist with research interests in empirical industrial organization and demand estimation. Julien received his PhD in Economics from the University of Paris-Saclay. Prior to joining the School, Julien was a postdoctoral researcher at Telecom Paris.

Suleyman Gozen, Lecturer in Economics

Suleyman Gozen

Suleyman received his PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. His research interest lies in applied economics, with a specific focus on firm dynamics, technological change, innovation, and labour economics. He uses micro-level data (such as firm-level, patent-level, and inventor-level) to investigate the role of technological change and intangible capital accumulation on three main aspects of firm dynamics: i) productivity, ii) competition, and iii) trade linkages. 

Yue Yin, Lecturer in Economics

Yue Yin

Yue is an applied microeconomist with a particular interest in labor economics and family economics. She obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Before joining Bristol, Yue was an assistant professor at DePauw University.

Pietro Spini, Lecturer in Economics

Pietro Emilio Spini

Pietro received his PhD in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. Previously he earned a MSc in Applied Economics from Cornell University and a BSc in Economics and Management from Bocconi University. His main research interest is in Econometrics. Currently he studies how to extend the causal inference toolkit and adapt it to the data limitations that typically arise in applied economics research.

Rubén Pérez-Sanz, Lecturer in Economics

Rubén Pérez Sanz

Ruben Perez-Sanz joins the School of Economics from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona where he worked as a Research lecturer assistant during his years as a PhD student. Ruben is interested in Labor Economics and Structural Microeconometrics. Particularly, his research focuses on minimum wages and collective bargaining, using administrative records from social security data. 

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