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The Ec​​​o​no​mics Department at Middlesex University​​ offers PhD supervision in​ ​areas of Experimental and Behavioural​ Economics​, Banking & Finance, and Applied Economics (Networks, Labour, Industrial Organization, Randomised Controlled Trials, ​and Applied Trade). Our Department ​is host​ to​ the Behavioural Economics Group (BEC:).

BEC is composed ​of ​active researchers in experimental economics with an​ established​ international reputation. Based on research output ​(RePec) ​we are 8th in the UK.​

Dr. Michela Vecchi

Associate Professor of Economics

Office: W219

Email: M.Vecchi [at] mdx.ac.uk

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  • ECS2003 Econometrics [ML]
  • ECS3870 Econometrics [ML]
  • ECS4002 Data Analysis

    Research Interest:

  • Labour Economics
  • Productivity & Innovation
  • Panel Data Econometrics

Michela Vecchi

Associate Professor of Economics

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Michela Vecchi

Position: Associate Professor of Economics

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Methodological courses (2015/16, winter term)

Methodological courses (2015/16, fall term)

Agni Dikaiou

PhD student (year 2) Visiting PhD students, University of Boston

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Agni Dikaiou

PhD student (year 2) Visiting PhD students, University of Boston

Supervisor: Dr. Tim Jackson (University of Surrey), Angela Druckman (University of Surrey), Michela Vecchi

MSc Thesis: In search of a ‘sweet spot’ in good work [download here]

Agni Dikaiou

Position: PhD student (year 2) Visiting PhD students, University of Boston

Supervisors: Tim Jackson (University of Surrey), Angela Druckman (University of Surrey), Michela Vecchi

PhdThesis: In search of a ‘sweet spot’ in good work

Lara Ezquerra

Graduated in October 2017 ! Now Visiting Lecturer, Department of Business Economics, University of the Balearic Islands

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Lara Ezquerra

Graduated in October 2017 ! Now Visiting Lecturer, Department of Business Economics, University of the Balearic Islands

Supervisor: Dr. Praveen Kujal, Pablo Branas Garza, Ismael Rodriguez-Lara

MSc Thesis: Experimental Essays on Labour Markets [download here]

Lara Ezquerra

Position: Graduated in October 2017 ! Now Visiting Lecturer, Department of Business Economics, University of the Balearic Islands

Supervisors: Praveen Kujal, Pablo Branas Garza, Ismael Rodriguez-Lara

PhdThesis: Experimental Essays on Labour Markets

Godhwani Pallavi

PhD student (year 3) Received Staff Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, 2017 – University of Dubai

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Godhwani Pallavi

PhD student (year 3) Received Staff Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, 2017 – University of Dubai

Supervisor: Dr. Xufei Zhang, Michela Vecchi

MSc Thesis: Determinants of FDI in a Three-dimensional Perspective & Case Study of India: Sector-wise Determinants of FDI [download here]

Godhwani Pallavi

Position: PhD student (year 3) Received Staff Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, 2017 – University of Dubai

Supervisors: Xufei Zhang, Michela Vecchi

PhdThesis: Determinants of FDI in a Three-dimensional Perspective & Case Study of India: Sector-wise Determinants of FDI

Zhu Yuqiang

PhD student (year 2)

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Zhu Yuqiang

PhD student (year 2)

Supervisor: Dr. Chunxia Jiang, Ioannis Bournakis

MSc Thesis: Financial development, government debt and economic growth in China [download here]

Zhu Yuqiang

Position: PhD student (year 2)

Supervisors: Chunxia Jiang, Ioannis Bournakis

PhdThesis: Financial development, government debt and economic growth in China

Heba Jamal

PhD student (year 4)

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Heba Jamal

PhD student (year 4)

Supervisor: Dr. Jyoti Navare, Kailin Wu

MSc Thesis: The Perceived Trustworthiness of Electronic Word of Mouth (eWOM) in shaping purchase attitudes of dietary supplements amongst female adolescents in Saudi Arabia [download here]

Heba Jamal

Position: PhD student (year 4)

Supervisors: Jyoti Navare, Kailin Wu

PhdThesis: The Perceived Trustworthiness of Electronic Word of Mouth (eWOM) in shaping purchase attitudes of dietary supplements amongst female adolescents in Saudi Arabia

Doan Thi Phuong Anh

PhD student (year 1)

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Doan Thi Phuong Anh

PhD student (year 1)

Supervisor: Dr. Ericka Rascon-Ramirez, Lorenzo Ductor

MSc Thesis: The effect of children on gender wage gap in Vietnam [download here]

Doan Thi Phuong Anh

Position: PhD student (year 1)

Supervisors: Ericka Rascon-Ramirez, Lorenzo Ductor

PhdThesis: The effect of children on gender wage gap in Vietnam

Sam Bazargan

PhD student (year 4)

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Sam Bazargan

PhD student (year 4)

Supervisor: Dr. David Kernohan, Ioannis Bournakis

MSc Thesis: Comparing the significance of income inequality drivers [download here]

Sam Bazargan

Position: PhD student (year 4)

Supervisors: David Kernohan, Ioannis Bournakis

PhdThesis: Comparing the significance of income inequality drivers

Balint Lenkei

PhD student (year 2)

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Balint Lenkei

PhD student (year 2)

Supervisor: Dr. Ericka Rascon-Ramirex, Michela Vecchi, Quang Nguyen

MSc Thesis: Essays on empirical behavioral economics [download here]

Balint Lenkei

Position: PhD student (year 2)

Supervisors: Ericka Rascon-Ramirex, Michela Vecchi, Quang Nguyen

PhdThesis: Essays on empirical behavioral economics

Gurung Smriti

PhD student (year 4)

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Gurung Smriti

PhD student (year 4)

Supervisor: Dr. Chunxia Jiang, Gueorgui Kolev, Marian Rizov (University of Lincoln)

MSc Thesis: Banking development in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries – Performance, Risk, and Capital regulation [download here]

Gurung Smriti

Position: PhD student (year 4)

Supervisors: Chunxia Jiang, Gueorgui Kolev, Marian Rizov (University of Lincoln)

PhdThesis: Banking development in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries – Performance, Risk, and Capital regulation

Jamwal Aman

PhD student (year 1)

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Jamwal Aman

PhD student (year 1)

Supervisor: Dr. Praveen Kujal, Antonio Espin

MSc Thesis: Social norms and reciprocity [download here]

Jamwal Aman

Position: PhD student (year 1)

Supervisors: Praveen Kujal, Antonio Espin

PhdThesis: Social norms and reciprocity

Valentina Morretta

Graduated in December 2017! Now Jean Monnet Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Milan

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Valentina Morretta

Graduated in December 2017! Now Jean Monnet Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Milan

Supervisor: Dr. Stephen Syrett, Leandro Sepulveda, Michela Vecchi

MSc Thesis: Understanding the relationship between local resources and firm performance: an investigation actors Italian territories [download here]

Valentina Morretta

Position: Graduated in December 2017! Now Jean Monnet Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Milan

Supervisors: Stephen Syrett, Leandro Sepulveda, Michela Vecchi

PhdThesis: Understanding the relationship between local resources and firm performance: an investigation actors Italian territories

Daniel Hagen

PhD student (year 5)

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Daniel Hagen

PhD student (year 5)

Supervisor: Dr. Jyoti Navare, Kailin Wu

MSc Thesis: Ethical consumerism: A critical perspective of family decision-making of ethical food consumption in the UK [download here]

Daniel Hagen

Position: PhD student (year 5)

Supervisors: Jyoti Navare, Kailin Wu

PhdThesis: Ethical consumerism: A critical perspective of family decision-making of ethical food consumption in the UK

Althenayan Faris Mohammed T

PhD student (year 2)

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Althenayan Faris Mohammed T

PhD student (year 2)

Supervisor: Dr. Gueorgui Kolev, Quang Nguyen, Pablo Branas Garza

MSc Thesis: Behavioral Finance and its application in the financial markets [download here]

Althenayan Faris Mohammed T

Position: PhD student (year 2)

Supervisors: Gueorgui Kolev, Quang Nguyen, Pablo Branas Garza

PhdThesis: Behavioral Finance and its application in the financial markets

Saira Saleem

PhD student (year 4)

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Saira Saleem

PhD student (year 4)

Supervisor: Dr. Xufei Zhang, Gueorgui Kolev , Marian Rizov (University of Lincoln)

MSc Thesis: Financial Constraint and Investment: For the case of Pakistani non-Financial firms [download here]

Saira Saleem

Position: PhD student (year 4)

Supervisors: Xufei Zhang, Gueorgui Kolev , Marian Rizov (University of Lincoln)

PhdThesis: Financial Constraint and Investment: For the case of Pakistani non-Financial firms

Sam Bazargan

PhD student (year 4)

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Sam Bazargan

PhD student (year 4)

Supervisor: Dr. David Kernohan, Ioannis Bournakis

MSc Thesis: Comparing the significance of income inequality drivers [download here]

Sam Bazargan

Position: PhD student (year 4)

Supervisors: David Kernohan, Ioannis Bournakis

PhdThesis: Comparing the significance of income inequality drivers