Presenters

Nils Weidmann

Guntram Wolff

L. Guillermo Woo-Mora

Paris School of Economics (Student)

I am an Economics PhD student at Paris School of Economics (PSE).

My research interests lie in the intersection of political economy, historical economics, and cultural economics. I am currently working on the persistent effects of colonial segregation, the racial income gap in Latin America, preferences for redistribution in Mexico, and the role of leaders during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Inês Xavier

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

I am an Economist in the Division of Monetary Affairs of the Federal Reserve Board.

I am interested in Macroeconomics, Financial Economics and Inequality.

Li Yang

DIW Berlin

Li Yang is a research associate at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and a research fellow at the World Inequality Lab. His main research interests pertain to income and wealth inequality, economic history and political economy.

Tom Zawisza

UCL

I am a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at University College London. I completed my PhD was at the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, where I worked under the supervision of Professor Hamish Low, and was recently a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

My research focuses on analyzing the insurance and incentive effects of tax and welfare policy.

Gabriel Zucman

Alvaro Zuniga-Cordero

Paris School of Economics/World Inequality Lab

I am a PhD candidate in economics at the Paris School of Economics, currently visiting the LSE as an exchange student during 2021-2022. My work focuses on inequality, political economy, international trade, and migration. I am currently working on projects that study the effect of exposure to globalization on electoral outcomes. Specifically, I am interested in how growing inequality, FDI and migration have affected political preferences at the individual and local levels.