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PhD Job Market 2019-20

Information about our job market candidates for the current academic year. 

 If you would like to get in touch for further inforation please contact Dr Neil Cummins, our Head of PhD Programmes (n.j.cummins@lse.ac.uk).

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Thea Don Siemion
PhD Candidate

Research Interests: Macroeconomics; financial history; the Great Depression; hyperinflations.

Thesis title: 'Money, Debt and the Balance of Payments in Poland's Great Depression'

CV available here: Thea Don-Siemion [PDF]

Research Interests: Macroeconomics; financial history; the Great Depression; hyperinflations.

Personal website: theadonsiemion.com


Sijie Hu

Sijie Hu
PhD Candidate

Research interests: Historical and economic demography, Chinese population history, social stratification and social mobility.

Thesis title: 'A New Examination of Chinese Fertility, 1400-1900'

CV available here: Sijie Hu CV [PDF]

Personal website: www.sijiehu.com


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Dr Enrique Jorge Sotelo

Research interests:  Monetary and Financial History; Financial Crises; Central Banking; Monetary Policy Implementation; Political Economy of Financial Development and Financial Crises.

Thesis title:  “Escaping” the Great Depression: monetary policy, financial crises and banking in Spain, 1921-1935 

CV: Available here

Personal website: 
https://sites.google.com/view/ejorgesotelo


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Jennifer Kohler
PhD Candidate

Research interests: Political economy, African economic history, culture and institutions.

Thesis title: 'Culture and Institutions in African Economic History'

CV: Jennifer Kohler CV [PDF]

Personal website: www.jenniferkohler.com 


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Ivan Luzardo Luna

Primary: Labor Economics and Quantitative Economic History.
Secondary: Financial Economics, Development Economics and Latin America.

Thesis Title: The Economic History of British Interwar Unemployment, 1920-1939

CV: Ivan Luzardo Luna CV [PDF]


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Maanik Nath
PhD Candidate

Research Interests: Business and economic history, political economy and development studies. 

Thesis title: 'The State and Rural Credit Markets in South India, 1930-1960'.

CV available here: Maanik Nath CV [PDF]

Personal website:
 https://sites.google.com/view/maaniknath

Placements 2019-20

Mattia Bertazzini

Mattia Bertazzini

Nuffield College, Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Economics (2019)

Thesis Title: "The economic impact of Italian colonial investments in Libya and in the Horn of Africa, 1920-2000."

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David Escamilla Guerrero

PhD Candidate

Pembroke College, Rokos Junior Research Fellowship (2019)

Thesis Title:  "Essays on Migration Patterns and Long-Run Development in Mexico."

Curriculum Vitae