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Chicheng Ma

The University of Hong Kong

Chicheng Ma joined the University of Hong Kong in 2017. Previously he was associate professor of economics in Shandong University. Chicheng received his PhD in Social Science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2011. His research interests are in economic history, development economics, and political economy.

Shaoying Ma

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Shaoying Ma is a doctoral candidate in Economics at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She received her B.A. from Shandong University, China, in 2013, and her M.A. from Miami University, USA, in 2017. She is graduating in August 2020, and going to join Ohio State University Cancer Center as a postdoctoral fellow in the fall. Shaoying’s research fields are Health Economics, Labor Economics, and Applied Econometrics. In her doctoral dissertation, she studies paid sick time mandates in the U.S. and their impacts on private sector workers.

Alistair Macaulay

University of Oxford

I am a PhD student in Economics at the University of Oxford, interested in macroeconomics, information economics, and household finance. I work on the macroeconomic implications of state-dependent information choices. My research was selected for the 2020 finals of the Society for Computational Economics Student Paper Contest and the ECB Young Economists’ Competition. I will join St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford in October as a postdoctoral Junior Research Fellow.

Gaelan MacKenzie

Bank of Canada

Gaelan MacKenzie is a Senior Economist at the Bank of Canada. His research focuses on international trade with an overlap with macroeconomics, the economics of innovation, and industrial organization. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Toronto in 2020.

Chiara Maggi


I am a macroeconomist. My research studies how accounting for different dimensions of firm heterogeneity, especially size and market shares, matters for macro dynamics. I work in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund and I have a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University.

Rafat Mahmood

University of Western Australia

Rafat is in her final year in PhD studies in Economics at UWA. Earlier she completed both her Masters and M.Phil in Economics from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan and is currently employed at a public policy think tank in Pakistan. Her primary research interests include Development Economics and Political Economy. In her three dissertation papers, she is exploring the relationship of terrorism with communications technology, drone strikes and religious seminaries, respectively.

Mahreen Mahmud

University of Oxford

Mahreen Mahmud is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Development Economics at the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford. She has a PhD in Economics from the University of Kent. She works on topics related to development and behavioural economics with field experiments in Kenya, Pakistan, South Africa and Uganda.

Patrick Maier

University of Tuebingen

Joana Elisa Maldonado

KU Leuven

Joana Elisa Maldonado is a PhD student at the University of Leuven. Her research focuses on education economics and in particular, parental involvement in education. In her research, she applies causal methods, such as experimental designs.

Egor Malkov

University of Minnesota, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Egor Malkov is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Minnesota and Research Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He was born in Krasnoyarsk-26, Russia. In 2012 he earned his B.A. in Economics at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. In 2014 he also earned M.A. in Economics there. Egor’s research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, and public economics. In his free time, he enjoys running (completed 12 marathons), cross-country skiing, and reading.