Rebecca’s doctoral research investigates local private capital development, with a focus on the role of government interventions under credit market frictions. Her causal identifications rely on spatial methods and exploit natural disasters. Her research spans across the fields of financial economics, local development and fiscal policy.
Rebecca works as economist on stress testing modelling in the Financial Stability, Strategy and Risk Directorate at Bank of England. Previously, she worked in the International Directorate at Bank of England providing macroeconomic surveillance and policy advice on Euro-Area countries.
Rebecca holds a M.Sc. in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics and a B.Sc. in International Economics from Bocconi University. She has also studied at Dartmouth College.
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- Prof Riccardo Crescenzi
- Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis
Skills: STATA, EViews
Media: “Eurosceptic baby boomers gave Leave campaign a one-off boost”, article on Financial Times, November 6, 2018.
Publications: Eichengreen, B., Mari, R. M. and G. Thwaites (2021) Will Brexit Age Well? Cohorts, Seasoning and the Age–Leave Gradient: On the Evolution of UK Support for the European Union. Economica, 352 (88). Read paper.
Scholarships and awards:
- Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) Annual Conference Best Paper Award 2021
- RSAI – BIS early Career Colloquium Best Paper Honorary Mention 2021
- Mercatus Center Frédéric Bastiat Scholarship a.y. 2021-2022
- Mercatus Center Don Lavoie Scholarship a.y. 2020-2021
- Armenian Economic Association Annual Meetings 2019, Yerevan, Travel Grant
- Research Fellow at Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES)
- Fellow at Centre for Macroeconomics, London School of Economics
- Fellow at BAFFI-Carefin Centre, Bocconi University
Economist at Bank of England