Sitong Ding

Sitong Ding

PhD Candidate in Economics

Department of Economics

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About me

Sitong Ding is a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics affiliated with the Centre for Macroeconomics, and also a PhD Intern at the Bank of England. His main fields of interest are macroeconomics and monetary economics.

Sitong is currently working with Professor Ricardo Reis on the topic of inflation risk using micro data from financial markets. His current research also uses variation from Engel curves to study the implications of inflation inequality at a household-level in general equilibrium.

Before commencing on the PhD programme, Sitong was an analyst in Asia-ex-Japan Economics Research at Nomura Global Economics, mainly assisting the Chief Economist with thematic research and business cycle analyses on emerging market economies; and formerly a research assistant at Centennial Asia Advisors. In 2018, he was also awarded the Kaneda Prize for a Young Outstanding Economist at the XVII Carroll Round and attained 1st Place at the IV New Economic Talent Competition. 

Originally from Singapore, Sitong holds a MRes in Economics (with Distinction), MSc in Economics (with Distinction) and BSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (with First Class Honours), all from the London School of Economics. 

Research Interests
Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics

Ricardo Reis



Expertise Details

Macroeconomics; Monetary Economics