Economics serving society

Postdoctoral fellows

Academic year 2023-2024

Urban Economics, History and Society:

  • Laura Silva
    Her research focuses on wellbeing inequalities in the effect of Covid-19 and lockdown of people living in different housing and neighborhood conditions; and exploring the antecedents of racism by considering the role of neighborhood diversity and personality traits. She joins PSE in September 2023.

Economics - Philosophy:

  • Akshath Jitendranath
    His research focuses on choice theory. In particular, from both an axiomatic and philosophical point of view, he addresses the notion of "difficult choice", which goes beyond the incomparability of the options considered. He joins PSE in September 2023.

Academic year 2022-2023

Society and Environment:

  • Yangsiyu Lu, Assistant professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    Her research is multidisciplinary and focuses on energy transition, environmental issues and climate change. She joined PSE from November 2022 to August 2023.