VATT Affiliated researchers are an integral part of our extended research community. They work on topics that are important to us, collaborate with us in different ways and visit VATT regularly.
VATT Affiliated researchers
Professor, Warwick University
Manuel Bagues is a Professor of Economics at Warwick University. He worked previously at Aalto University and Universidad Carlos III. He holds a PhD from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. His research area is Labor Economics with a focus on Personnel Economics, Gender Economics and Economics of Education.
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Professor, Uppsala University
Matz Dahlberg is a Professor at the Institute for Housing and Urban Research (IBF) and the Department of Economics at Uppsala University . He holds a PhD from Uppsala University and has been a visiting researcher at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, UC Irvine and CESifo in Munich. He applies microeconometric methods to study, for example, migration, neighbourhood segregation and other urban issues.
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Associate Professorial Research Fellow, LSE
Antoine Dechezleprêtre is an Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics. His research areas are environmental policy impact evaluation, green innovation, technological change and international technology diffusion. He holds a PhD from École des Mines de Paris, France.
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Professor, Norwegian Business School (BI)
Jon H. Fiva is a Professor of Economics at the Norwegian Business School (BI). He received his PhD from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His research lies in the intersection between political economy and applied microeconomics, including topics like electoral systems.
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Associate Professor, ETH Zurich and LSE
Dominik Hangartner is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at ETH Zurich and in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also a Faculty Co-Director of the Immigration Policy Lab. He received his Ph.D. in Social Science from the University of Bern. He uses field work and statistics to study the effects of migration policies and political institutions.
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Christian Hilber is a Professor of Economic Geography at the London School of Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Basel. His research areas are urban and real estate economics and he looks at issues such as the supply side of land and housing and markets, property price dynamics, the economic impacts of land use regulation, homeownership and household mobility.
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Professor, University of Munich and ifo Institute
Andreas Peichl is the Director of the Ifo Center for Macroeconomics and Surveys and Professor of Macroeconomics and Public Finance at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Munich. He received his PhD from the University of Cologne. His research areas are public, labour and welfare economics with a focus on taxation, inequality and the European Union.
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Professor, University of Munich and ifo Institute
Panu Poutvaara is the Director of the Ifo Center for International Institutional Comparisons and Migration Research and Professor of Economics at the University of Munich. He holds a PhD from the University of Helsinki. His main research interests are migration, public economics and political economics.
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Professor, University of Birmingham
Kimberley Scharf is a Professor of Economics and the Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham. She is also the Director of the NAO-Birmingham Tax Centre and Editor of International Tax and Public Finance. She received her PhD from the University of Toronto. Her research areas are Public Economics, Political Economy and Social Data Science with a focus on the economics of charitable giving, fundraising and philanthropy.
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Professor, Aalto University
Marko Terviö is a Professor of Economics at Aalto University. He previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He received is PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research areas are Microeconomics and Labour Economics.
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Kristof de Witte
Professor, KU Leuven
Kristof De Witte is a Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business at KU Leuven, Belgium. He also holds the chair in ‘Effectiveness and Efficiency of Educational Innovations’ at Maastricht University. He received his PhD from KU Leuven. His research interests include education economics, performance evaluation and political economy.
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Assistant Professor, Aalto University
Natalia Zinovyeva is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Aalto University. Prior to Aalto, she worked as a Research Fellow at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA). She received her Ph.D. in Economics and Management from the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa. Her research interests include Labor Economics and the Economics of Education, Science and Innovation.
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