Fellows Scheme Autumn 2023

LSE-Miguel Dols Fellows Scheme 2023-2024

Facilitating the development of Spain-UK research links

 Current LSE-Miguel Dols Fellows (Autumn Term 2023)

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Prof. Javier Sáez-Fernández

He has a Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Valencia and PhD in Economics from the University of Granada. He is currently Professor and Director of the Department of International and Spanish Economics at the University of Granada. He has been Vice-Dean of Research of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Granada and Deputy Director of the Business School of Andalusia. He has published dozens of articles in national and foreign journals; and books and book chapters in publishers of international prestige. His research work is mainly developed in the lines of monetary and financial economics, social economy and economics of natural resources. He has been a visiting professor at several universities around the world, among the most important, Harvard, LSE and Leicester. He has also been an associate researcher at ECLAC.


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Dr. Pedro Fierro-Zamora

Pedro Fierro is an assistant professor at Adolfo Ibañez University and an adjunct researcher at the Millennium Nucleus for the Study of Politics, Public Opinion and Media in Chile (Nucleo-MEPOP). He is also a researcher at P!ensa Foundation.

Before completing his PhD in Communication at the University of Navarra, he worked as a pre-doctoral visiting researcher at Universidad Pompeu Fabra and Digital UNAV. His research is focused on digital politics and territory, publishing articles in different journals, such as Technology in Society, New Media & Society, and Social Science Computer Review.



PhD. Candidate Costanza Giannantoni

She is a PhD Candidate in Economics at Department of Economics and Law, Sapienza University of Rome.

Her research interests lie at the intersection of Public, Regional Economics and Political Economy. Her research explores how decentralisation policies affect subnational institutions and bureaucratic efficiency and, ultimately, local economic activity.



Dr. Juan de Lucio

Juan de Lucio is Professor at the Universidad de Alcalá – UAH and main researcher of the high-performance research group I4. He has a extensive record of teaching in public and private universities and experience in research in different institutions such as FEDEA, the Spanish Chamber of Commerce and the Bank of Spain.

He is specialized in the field of applied economics analysis. He has an established research record with dozens of scientific articles. He regularly collaborates with various scientific dissemination projects, media and public institutions.



PhD. Candidate Tatjana Neuhuber

Tatjana Neuhuber is a Ph.D. candidate at the Vienna University of Technology at the Institute of Spatial Planning. Her broader research interests are the welfare state and its role in alleviating spatial inequalities and achieving spatial justice. In her research, she focuses on the quantitative measurement of social and spatial inequality and how different inequality indicators determine the risks and opportunities for policy interventions. In her recent project, Tatjana works on developing a more comprehensive approach to measuring inequality by incorporating household expenditure, infrastructure accessibility and time use into traditional inequality measures. Before starting her Ph.D., Tatjana studied Economics and Sociology in Vienna and International Public and Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.



Dr. Giacomo Rella

Giacomo Rella is a postdoctoral researcher at Roma Tre University and an associated researcher with the GC Wealth Project at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, City University of New York. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Universities of Siena, Pisa, and Florence, and has held visiting positions at Gent University, University of Massachusetts in Boston, and City University of New York (Graduate Center).

His research interests lie at the intersection of macroeconomics, monetary and fiscal policy, and inequality. Currently, his research primarily focuses on examining the distributional consequences of macroeconomic policies and investigating the impact of shocks to natural resource sectors on local fiscal policy.



PhD. Candidate Jaime Gimeno Ribes

Jaime is a Civil Engineer and a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Valencia (Spain). He obtained a Master of Science in Finance and Economics at the London School of Economics in 2018, where he has also been a visiting PhD student. His research focuses on the implications of behavioral biases for household consumption, for the transmission of monetary and fiscal policy, as well as for business cycle dynamics. Prior to his doctoral studies, Jaime worked at the European Central Bank in the Market Operations Department. He will be visiting Stanford University’s Department of Economics in the winter/spring of 2024 as a Fulbright Scholar.