BECers

Dr. Tanya O’Garra

Lecturer in Economics

Dr. Tanya O’Garra joined us in July 2016. She has a PhD in Environmental and Resource Economics from Imperial College London. Her research uses experimental methods to identify the drivers of cooperation and altruism, with the aim of developing interventions that motivate environmentally and socially optimal behaviour, particularly in rural developing country communities.

      Alex Bueno

      Graduate Technical Assistant

      Alex Bueno completed his BSc in Physics at University of Granada (Spain) and for several years he has working as computer programmer. He is Graduate Technical Assistant in Deparment of Economics Middlesex University London

        Dr. Joris Gillet

        Lecturer in Behavioural Economics

        Experimental economist. Studied economics and psychology at the universities of Amsterdam and Exeter. Did PhD at the Center for Experimental Economics and Political Decision Making (CREED) at the Univerisity of Amsterdam. Worked previously as post-doc at the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK and at the University of Osnabrück, Germany.

            Dr. Natalia Jimenez

            Senior Lecturer in Economics

            Dr Jimenez joined Middlesex University in 2013. She is a research affiliate of the Granada Lab of Experimental Economics from the University of Granada. Her research interests are in Experimental Economics where she has worked on Social Networks, Social Preferences and Labour Market.

                Dr. Quang Nguyen

                Senior Lecturer in Consumer Behaviour

                Dr. Quang joined Middlesex University in 2013. He was previously Assistant Professor of Economics at Nanyang Technological University. His main research area is behavioural economics and its applications to various fields, including marketing and innovation.

                    Dr. Ericka G. Rascon-Ramirez

                    Lecturer in Economics

                    Ericka G. Rascon-Ramirez joined us in January 2015. Previously she has worked as a researcher for the World Bank in Washington DC, as well as in the Board of Advisors of the Mexican Ministry of Social Development. Her current research focuses on the effect of parental mental health and stress on children’s development, as well as on the influence of parental subjective expectations on teenagers’ fertility decisions.

                        Dr. Ismael Rodriguez-Lara

                        Director of the MSc Behavioral Economics in Action

                        Dr Rodriguez-Lara joined Middlesex University in September 2013. His research focuses on experimental and behavioural economics, with a special emphasis on justice principles, principal-agent relationship and behavioural finance.

                          Dr. Marie Wong

                          Director of Economics Programmes

                          BSc (Hon) in Economics, MSc in Corporate and International Finance (Distinction Degree), PhD in Economics and Finance.
                          She is interested in Investment and Portfolio Management, Financial and Risk Management in Banking.

                              Dr. Gueorgui Kolev

                              Senior Lecturer in Behavioral Economics

                              Gueorgui Kolev joined Middlesex in January 2014. He previously worked as an Assistant Professor at EDHEC Business School, and as a Teaching Fellow at London School of Economics. His research interests are in the areas of behavioral economics, finance and econometrics.

                                  Balint Lenkei

                                  PhD student

                                  Balint Lenkei completed his BA in Business Management and his MSc in Banking and Finance at Middlesex University London. Prior to joining Middlesex he was working at a bank specializing in corporate finance. He is doing his PhD on Experimental Economics under the supervision of Prof. Branas.

                                      Dr. Antonio Espin

                                      Research Fellow in Behavioural Economics

                                      Antonio Espin joined Middlesex in 2015. He is interested in Time discount, Spiteful Behaviour, Social Preferences, Behavioral Economics and Experimental Economics. He has been editor of the special issue Prosocial and antisocial behaviour in Economics Games

                                          Mayda Alejandra Calderón Díaz

                                          (visiting) PhD student

                                          Mayda Alejandra Calderón Díaz. She completed her BSc in Economics at the Industrial University of Santander, and a MSc in Management at the National University of Colombia. She is a PhD student of Economics Sciences at the National University of Colombia under the supervision of Professor Olga Manrique. She is visiting BEC: during the 2018 hosted by Professor Pablo Brañas Garza. Her thesis is entitled “Woman and informal labor market in the city of Bogota, an experimental approach”.

                                              Prof. Praveen Kujal

                                              Head of the Deparment of Economics

                                              Praveen Kujal is Professor of Economics at Middlesex University London since 2013. Currently he is the Head of the Deparment of Economics. He is mostly interested on Experimental Economics, International Trade, Industrial Organization

                                              Dr. Valerio Capraro

                                              Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Techniques

                                              Valerio Capraro joined us in July 2016. He obtained a PhD in Mathematics in 2011 from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. His work combines math models and behavioral experiments to understand how people solve the conflict between cooperation and self-interest, with the goal of helping institutions create more collaborative societies.

                                              Dr. Jose María Ortiz Gomez

                                              Lecturer in Economics

                                              Associate Lecturer at the Department of Economics of Middlesex University. Previously, he has completed my Ph.D. at Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona at the Department of Business. His advisor was Jordi Brandts. Before moving to Barcelona, he received a Bachelor of Economics and a MA of Business Economics from Universidad de Granada.

                                              Dr. Lorenzo Ductor

                                              Senior Lecturer in Economics

                                              Lorenzo Ductor joined Middlesex in January 2015. Previously he worked as Senior Lecturer in Economics at Massey University (New Zealand). He works in Applied Econometrics with research interest in social networks, personnel economics, business cycle synchronisation, trade and financial development.