Current Research Students

Photo of Uzma AhmedUzma Ahmad

Tel:  +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311
Email: ecq10ua@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Human Capital Development in Pakistan: Determinants of sustaining academic achievements

Supervisors: Professor Steven McIntosh and Dr Gurleen Popli

Raslan AlzuabiRaslan Alzuabi

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: ecp11rz@sheffield.ac.uk

Research area: The Channels of Monetary Transmission

Supervisors: Dr Kostas Mouratidis and Dr Juan Paez-Farrel

Photo of Christina AnazagorouChristiana Anaxagorou

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: canaxagorou1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: The effects of foreign aid on political incentives

Supervisors: Professor Aki Tsuchiya, Dr George Efthyvoulou and Dr Vassilis Sarantides

Photo of Emily BarkerEmily Barker

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: ERBarker1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Macroeconomics of Migration

Supervisors: Professor Christoph Thoenissen and Dr Eugenia Vella

Meruyert Beisenbayeva

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: ecr10mb@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: The Rates of Return to Education by gender and by race in Kazakhstan

Supervisors: Professor Steven McIntosh and Dr Pam Lenton

Photo of PhD Student Andrew BryceAndrew Bryce

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: AMBryce1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Impact of working hours on the wellbeing of self-employed people

Supervisors: Professor Jenny Roberts and Dr Mark Bryan

Andrew is part of the research team at the Institute for Economic Analysis of Decision-making (InstEAD).

Photo of Yifei CaoYifei Cao

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: YCao13@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Bank Ownership Network and Financial Contagion

Supervisors: Dr Alberto Montagnoli and Dr Ian Gregory-Smith

Myriam 150x150Myriam Alejandra Gomez Cardenas

Tel:  +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: magomezcardemas1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Global Value Chains: The Impact of Leading Foreign Affiliates on Business Cycle Co-movements

Supervisors: Dr Antonio Navas and Professor Karl Taylor

Christiana CharalambidouChristiana Charalambidou

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: ccharalambidou@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: The economics of Education and the Labour Market: An analysis of the labour market outcomes of educated youth in Cyprus

Supervisors: Professor Steven McIntosh and Dr Pamela Lenton

Photo of Jim ChenJim Chen

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: JJChen1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: The economic analysis of vocational education

Supervisors: Professor Steven McIntosh and Professor Andrew Dickerson

Mahvish FaranPhoto of Mahvish Faran

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: MFaran1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Increasing Productivity through Innovative Management Practices

Supervisors: Professor Karl Taylor and Dr Mark Bryan

Petros Gkolitsis

Email: PGkolitsis1@sheffield.ac.uk

Supervisor: Dr Kostas Mouratidis

Photo of Shinawat HorayangkuraShinawat Horayangkura

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: SHorayangkura1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Market and Supplier Access and Wage Inequality in Manufacturing and Service Sectors: Thailand's Micro-level Data

Supervisors: Professor Peter Wright and Dr Rodrigo Moreno-Serra

Photo of Ayobami IloriAyobami Ilori

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: AEIlori1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Debt-backed household consumption and macroeconomic fluctuations in small-open and developed economies

Supervisors: Professor Christoph Thoenissen and Dr Juan Paez-Farrell

Gokce Kale

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: ecp12gk@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Effect of after-school tutoring on students' outcome: Evidence from the Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey

Supervisors: Dr Arne Risa Hole and Dr Steven McIntosh

Photo of Ioannis KarfakisIoannis Karfakis

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: IKarfakis1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Global Exchange Rate Volatility and Variability Configurations

Supervisors: Dr Konstantinos Mouratidis and Dr Eugenia Vella

Cyriac Kodath 150x150Cyriac Kodath

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: ckodath1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Labour Market Policies and Post-unemployment Outcomes

Supervisors: Professor Peter Wright and Dr Bert Van Landeghem

Photo of Dan LiDan Li

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: Dli12@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Labour market discrimination in China

Supervisors: Dr Arne Risa Hole and Dr Anita Ratcliffe

Photo of Samuel LordemusSamuel Lordemus

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: SLordemus1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Development assistance through formula funding, public sector behaviour and health outcomes

Supervisors: Dr Arne Risa Hole and Dr Rodrigo Moreno Serra

Photo of Konstantina MaragkouKonstantina Maragkou

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: KMaragkou1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Vocational Education

Supervisors: Professor Steven McIntosh and Professor Andrew Dickerson

Photo of Mike MasiyeMike Masiye

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: ecp07mm@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Why Zambia's Macroeconomic Policies are Barely Reducing Poverty Zambia's Macroeconomic Policies and Incidence of Poverty Macroeconomic Management and Poverty Incidence in Zambia

Supervisors: Professor Paul Mosley and Dr Pamela Lenton

Photo of PhD Student Jen-Chung MeiJen-Chung Mei

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: JMei5@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Foreign Direct Investment, Economic Growth and Firm's Productivity

Supervisors: Professor Karl Taylor, Dr Antonio Navas

Photo of Jamie MurrayJamie Murray

Email: jmurray1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Fiscal policy and the natural rate of interest

Supervisors: Dr Kostas Mouratidis and Professor Christoph Thoenissen

Photo of James OswaldJames Oswald

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: JOswald1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: The Determinants of Subjective Wellbeing

Supervisors: Professor Sarah Brown and Professor Jennifer Roberts

James is part of the research team at the Institute for Economic Analysis of Decision-making (InstEAD).

Photo of Harry PickardHarry Pickard

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: HGPickard1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Management

Supervisors: Dr Georgios Efthyvoulou and Dr Vassilis Sarantides

Photo of Laura RequenaLaura Requena

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: LRequenaCasado1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: IV methods to model the economic returns to education in Spain

Supervisors: Dr Arne Risa Hole and Dr Steve McIntosh

Christopher Robinson

Email: cjrobinson2@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis tile: Effects of UK regional firm competition on wage determination

Supervisors: Professor Peter Wright and Professor Andy Dickerson

Bertha 150x150Bertha Rohenkohl Cruz

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: BRohenkohlCruz1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Intergenerational Income Mobility in the UK

Supervisors: Professor Andrew Dickerson, Dr Nicolas Van de Sijpe and Dr Anita Ratcliffe

Argyris Sakalis 150x150Argyris Sakalis

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: asakalis1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Culture, Institutions and Long Term Growth. Understanding the Endogenous Process of Institution Reform

Supervisor: Dr Vassilis Sarantides

Photo of Alessandro SassoAlessandro Sasso

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: SAlessandro1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Gender Discrimination and Reservation Wage Inequalities in the Italian Labour Market

Supervisors: Dr Gurleen Popli and Professor Sarah Brown

Alessandro is part of the research team at the Institute for Economic Analysis of Decision-making (InstEAD).

An Thu Ta 150x150An Thu Ta

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: anna.ta@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Measuring Welfare Through Equivalent Consumption Over the Life Course

Supervisors: Professor Aki Tsuchiya and Dr Bert Van Landeghem

Photo of Celia WallaceCelia Wallace

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: CTWallace1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Happiness in the Macroeconomy

Supervisors: Dr Alberto Montangnoli and Dr Daniel Gray

Bingxue Wang 150x150Bingxue Wang

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: bwang22@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: The Role of Strategic Interactions in Innovation and Foreign Direct Investment for Small and Medium Enterprises

Supervisors: Dr Antonio Navas and Dr Jolian McHardy

Photo of Kemar WhyteKemar Whyte

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: KPWhyte1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Testing and evaluating the "procyclicality hypothesis" in the financial systems of Jamaica and the United Kingdom.

Supervisors: Dr Alberto Montagnoli and Dr Kostas Mouratidis

Photo of Xiaoguang YuanXiaoguang Yuan

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 3421 or +44 (0) 114 222 3311

Email: Xyuan3@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: Exchange rate determination: news effects in both macroeconomic fundamentals and microstructure

Supervisors: Dr Juan Paez-Farrell