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PhD students

Who's who

Our PhD students are affiliated to our three research clusters.

Current students 

Economic Geography

Environmental Economics and Policy

Urbanisation, Planning and Development

 

Past graduates  

 

2021

Yunxiong Li

PhD in Economic Geography
Thesis: Essays on Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Technolgical Innovation

Lars Ludolph

PhD in Economic Geography
Thesis: Essays in the economics of migration

Xiaolun Yu

PhD in Economic Geography

Zachary Turk

PhD in Environmental Economics
Thesis: Some Alternative Approaches to Persistent Environmental Problems and the Measurment of Inequality 

Didi Han

PhD in Human Geography and Urban Studies
Thesis: Practicing the urban commons between autonomy and togetherness: A genealogical analysis of the urban precariat movements in Tokyo and Seoul

Yohan Iddawela

PhD in Economic Geography 
Thesis: Papers on institutional quality and economic development in African regions

Carolin Iormashvili 

PhD in Economic Geography
Thesis: Essays on regional labour markets

Dzhamilya Nigmatulina

PhD in Economic Geography
Thesis: Essay in macro and development economics 

2020

2019

Matthew Agarwala

PhD in Environmental Economics
Thesis: Natural capital accounting and the measurement of sustainability. 

Julius Andersson

PhD in Environmental Economics
Thesis: The environmental and distributional effects of carbon taxes. 

Joel Atherton

PhD in Environmental Policy and Development
Thesis: Capturing public views on complex and unfamiliar goods: chemical water pollution in England and Wales. 

Filippo Boeri

PhD in Economic Geography
Thesis: Essays in urban economics and international trade.

J. Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo

PhD in Economic Geography
Thesis: The economic geography of foreign direct investment and human capital in Mexican regions. 

Elisabetta Pietrostefani

PhD in Regional and Urban Planning
Thesis: Essays in planning policy and urban economics.

Cong Peng

PhD in Economic Geography
Thesis: Essays on urban and development economics. 

Jordana Ramalho

PhD in Human Geography and Urban Studies
Thesis: Risk, resilience and responsibilisation: gendered participation and empowerment in informal settlements of Metro Cebu, the Philippines. 

Lutz Sager

PhD in Environmental Economics
Thesis: Inequality, consumer choice, and the environment. 

Alexandra Sotiriou

PhD in Economic Geography
Thesis: The effects of trade integration and outward foreign direct investment: a regional and industry-level empirical investigation. 

 

Theses

Theses for previous years' PhD candidates are available via LSE Theses Online.