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Hien Vu's picture
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Hien is a development economist. She has been engaged in various projects in Africa and Asia for UN agencies (FAO, UNHCR, UN Women - UNEP, UNDP, IFAD). Her expertise focuses on agricultural economics, food security, climate change, financial inclusion, and gender inequality. She has also been involved in other teachings, social and advocacy activities. She obtained a Ph.D. in Economics and Management from Trento University.
Gian Maria Greco's picture
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PhD in Philosophy and PhD in Translation Studies. He specialises in theoretical and applied issues in accessibility and translation. He has held several positions, incl. Junior Research Associate (Oxford), Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow (UAB), and Ulam Research Fellow (Warsaw), has participated in many international projects and has extensive experience as an accessibility consultant. Board member of the Marie Curie Alumni Association, where he focuses on communication & diversity. He co-leads the ResearchAbility Initiative, the inter-organisation programme for researchers with disability.
Max Kelly's picture
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B.Ag.Sc, M.Sc. Ph.D. Associate Professor of International and Community Development, Deakin University, Australia. Areas of expertise include international development policy and practice, with particular emphasis on political economy of development, sustainable development, and economic growth, food security, rural livelihoods, agricultural production, agricultural extension, resource management, impact assessment, community engagement and social development.
Sonia Bhalotra's picture
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Sonia Bhalotra has expertise in health (including mental health, early life health), gender (including pay gaps, violence against women) and political economy (representation). She is Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, PI on an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council, Fellow of the International Economic Association, Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences, on the Women in Economics Committee of the European Economic Association, the Evidence Panel of the Early Intervention Foundation and Associate Editor at the Economic Journal.
Magnus Lofstrom's picture
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Policy director and senior fellow of the Public Policy Institute of California. Magnus Lofstrom is policy director of criminal justice and a senior fellow at PPIC, and a visiting professor at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. Focusing on crime rates and recidivism, his recent work examines criminal justice reforms in California. His research also spans issues in immigration, education, and entrepreneurship. His research has been published in numerous academic books and journals, including Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Human Resources, Demography, Criminology & Public Policy, and Journal of Population Economics. He serves on the editorial board of Industrial Relations and was a member of then–California State Controller John Chiang’s Council of Economic Advisors. Prior to joining PPIC, he was a faculty member at the University of Texas at Dallas and the University of California, Irvine.
Sarah Lewthwaite's picture
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Senior Research Fellow and Future Leaders Fellow at the Centre for Research in Inclusion at Southampton University. Currently leading UKRI funded research into the teaching of digital accessibility. Additional specialism in methodology, higher education, critical disability studies and new media.
Asanka Wijesinghe's picture
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Asanka Wijesinghe is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) with research interests in macroeconomic policy and international trade. He is also interested in the impact of adjustment costs of trade, gravity modelling in trade, econometrics and the trade origins of populist politics. He has undertaken efficiency analyses, particularly public spending efficiency, using parametric and non-parametric efficiency analysis approaches.
Terence Ho's picture
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Associate Professor (Practice), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Twenty years of public sector experience.
Advocate Ntombi Mnyikiso's picture
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Advocate Ntombi Mnyikiso B.Proc, LLB is an expert Legislative Drafter for the Government of the Republic of South Africa, with more than 20 years' experience. She is a member of the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel. Adv Mnyikiso is the drafter of many complex laws, including banking, taxation, finance, mining, the National Council on Gender Based Violence and Femicide legislation and other related women empowerment laws. She was part of the first group of Prosecutors to receive specialised training to prosecute in the Specialised Sexual Offences Court when they were launched.
Lilija Alijeva's picture
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Lilija is a Researcher at the University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP), a Consultant in the sphere of higher education, and an Associate Editor at the International Journal of Human Rights. She recently completed her PhD in Law and Political Science at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Her doctoral thesis analyses the implementation of the right to effective public participation in post-Soviet Estonia and Latvia for minorities. Currently, she is researching the latest minority rights developments in the Baltic states and higher education in global cooperation.

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