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Sergej Bechtoldt

University of Duisburg-Essen

Sergej Bechtoldt is a young research assistant at the beginning of his doctoral studies. In October 2018, Sergej joined the Ruhr Graduate School of Economics and since October 2019, he works for the Chair of Health Economics of the University of Duisburg-Essen. Sergej is interested in the field of applied micro-econometrics, in health and labor economics.

Piera Bello

Università della Svizzera italiana/University College London

I am a Swiss National Foundation post-doctoral fellow at University College London. I am also affiliated to the Institute of Economics at Università della Svizzera Italiana, and the Dondena Gender Initiative and the Baffi-CAREFIN Centre (Pension economics Unit) at Bocconi University. Prior to joining UCL, I worked as postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Economics at Ca’ Foscari University. I completed my PhD in December 2016 at Università della Svizzera Italiana. From January to July 2015, I was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Economics of Boston College. I hold a Masters degree in economics from Bocconi University. My work is on public economics. My research focuses on gender issues, migration and population ageing. I am particularly interested in private and public pension systems and the impact of long-term financial decisions. My recent papers investigate the functioning of annuity markets. My work has been published in the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Geography and International Tax and Public Finance.

Paula Beltran


Paula is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics from UCLA. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia. Her research focuses on macroeconomics, monetary policy, and international economics.

Jonathan Benchimol

Bank of Israel

I am a research economist at the Bank of Israel, Research Department. I was a visiting scholar at Harvard University, Department of Economics. I am also a research associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute), at the Henan University (Center for Financial Development and Stability), and the Queen’s University (Conflict Analytics Lab). My research interests are in macroeconomics and monetary economics, financial economics, and econometrics.

Pilar Beneito

University of Valencia and ERICES

Pilar Beneito is Associate Professor at the Department of Economic Analysis of the University of Valencia, Spain, and affiliated researcher to the Social and Economic Behaviour Interdisciplinary Research Network, ERI-CES in Valencia. She received her Degree in Economics from the University of Valencia, and a Master of Science in Economics from University College London. Her main research areas are focused on applied industrial organization (with especial interest on competition issues, industry property rights and innovation), education economics and gender economics. She has published in Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Research Policy, Oxford Economic Papers and Economics of Education Review, among others.

Adhen Benlahlou

GATE L-SE UJM Saint-Etienne

PhD Student

Ludovic Bequet

University of Namur

I am a PhD student from the University of Namur, Belgium. My research focuses on empirical work in development, environmental and agricultural economics.

Paul Berbée

ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim

Paul Berbée works at ZEW’s Research Department “Labour Markets and Human Resources”. His research interests include applied micro-econometrics and empirical labour market research. Currently, he is working on the effects of immigration on European labour markets and the integration of refugees. Paul Berbée studied economics with a focus on labour economics, migration, and economic history. He is currently pursuing his PhD at the University of Bayreuth. His supervisor is Professor Sebastian Braun.

Paul Berenberg-Gossler

Hertie School, Berlin

Paul Berenberg-Gossler is currently pursuing a PhD in Economics at the Hertie School, under the supervision of Henrik Enderlein. His reserach focuses on the intersection of macroeconomics, finance, and political economy. Previously, he worked as a Research Assistant at the French PM’s Council of Economic Analysis (Conseil d’Analyse économique) and as an Affiliate Fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute. He taught at FU Berlin, Georgetown University, and the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. Paul holds a BSc. in Economics from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, a Master of Public Administration from Sciences Po Paris and a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School. Paul is fluent in German, English and French.

Emilie Berkhout

University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development

Emilie Berkhout is a Ph.D. candidate in Development Economics at the University of Amsterdam and she is a researcher at the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD). Her research focuses on the effect of policy reforms in basic education on learning outcomes in Indonesia.