Presenters

On job market

Xavier Ramos

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

I am a Professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. My recent research focusses on inequality of opportunity and intergenerational transmission of economic advantage.

Marco Ranaldi

City University of New York

I am postdoctoral scholar at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Starting Fall 2021, I will be Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at University College London's SSEES. I hold a PhD from the Paris School of Economics.

My research interests lie at the intersection between economic inequality and political economy, with a focus on inequality measurement and the comparative analysis of economic systems.

Terhi Ravaska

VATT Institute for Economic Research

Terhi Ravaska is a senior researcher in the areas of social security, taxation and income distribution at VATT Institute for Economic Research. In her research, Terhi has studied optimal taxation, Finland’s top earners and the Finnish pension system. Currently, she is studying the distributional consequences of Covid-19, Finnish 2005 pension reform, disability and part-time pension. In her studies, she uses data available in Finnish registers.

Yannick Reichlin

European University Institute

Meiqing Ren

University of Illinois at Chicago

Meiqing Ren is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago. She earned her M.S. in Economics from Baylor University. Her research lies at the intersection of Economics of Education and Development Economics.

Mattia Ricci

EU commission

Mattia is an Economist working in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the JRC-Seville. His current work focuses on the area of fiscal policy and green taxation.

Before joining the JRC in 2020, Mattia worked as Economic Advisor for the UK Communication Regulator (Ofcom) and for one of the UK Independent Fiscal Institutions (the Fiscal Commission). Mattia has also teaching experience in dynamic macroeconomics and introduction to economics.

Morgan Richards-Melamdir

CUNY Graduate Center

Morgan Richards-Melamdir is a Sociology PhD student at the Graduate Center. She applies a global lens and cross-national and comparative methodologies to understand how political and economic organizations, policies, and decision-makers shape life chances, especially for those most socially and economically marginalized. The results of Richards-Melamdir’s research has featured in conferences, a UN Think Piece, policy briefs, a technical journal, and the International Journal of Sociology.

Felix Rioja

Tulane University

Jacob A. Robbins

University of Illinois at Chicago

Jacob Robbins is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research interests include inequality, capital gains, Covid-19 economics, and monetary economics.

Baxter Robinson

University of Western Ontario

Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Western Ontario