Students and Post-Docs

Current Doctoral Students


Merrilyn Groom. Merrilyn works on mental accounting and also has some new work on gender and the labour supply of children. She is in her fourth year of doctoral work.

Sam Altmann. Sam works on the empirical analysis of auctions, in general, and in particular on the Feeding America auction model.

Emily Oehlsen. Emily has just started her doctoral work. She is the Atkinson Scholar at the Global Priorities Institute.

Recent Doctoral Students

Jess Milligan. Jess defended her thesis in 2021. She is a consultant for Frontier Economics (Paris).

Daniel Kaliski. Daniel went on the junior job market in autumn 2018 and took up a lectureship at Birkbeck in September 2019.

Josh Lanier. Josh defended his thesis in June 2018. His is Assistant Professor of Economics at the China Center for Behavioral Economics and Finance at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China.

Eileen Tipoe. Eileen completed her doctorate in July 2017. She is a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London.

Abi Adams. Abi completed in 2013. Having been a post-doc at Yale she is now a Professor of Economics at Oxford.


Teaching & Admin

I am Director of the MPhil in Economics and member of GPC.

I currently teach postgraduate Advanced Microeconomics for students on the M/DPhil in Economics and undergraduate Introduction to Probability & Statistics for students reading PPE, EM and HECO.