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Ph.D. Students

 

 

Apostolou Apostolos

  • Email: apostolos.apostolou(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Cyprus
  • Fields of Interest: international macroeconomics, international finance, monetary economics
  • Experience: World Bank (Economic Policy Department), Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets, Graduate Institute (Teaching Assistant)
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Bozzola Martina

  • martina.bozzola(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Fields of Interest: Environmental Economics, Agricultural Economics, Economics of Climate Change, Trade and Environment
  • Experience: Permanent Mission of East Timor to the United Nations Office at Geneva, Caterpillar SARL, General Motors Acceptance Corporation Financial Services, Italian Competition Authority, Symbiotics Group, Centre for International Environmental Studies, Graduate Institute (research assistant)
     
 

Caselli Francesca Gaia

  • Email: francesca.caselli(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Fields of Interest: International macroeconomics, exchange rate pass-through and trade
  • Experience: OECD (consultant), Graduate Institute (teaching assistant)
 

Chavaz Matthieu

  • matthieu.chavaz(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Switzerland
  • Fields of Interest: Financial Stability, Monetary Economics, International Finance
  • Experience: Swiss National Bank (Financial Stability), Graduate Institute (Teaching Assistant), Economiesuisse/Swiss

 

 

Covarrubias Katia Alejandra

  • Email: katia.covarrubias(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Chile, USA
  • Fields of Interest: Development economics; Social protection; Migration; Food security; Agricultural households.
  • Experience: Food and Agriculture Organization (Economist); World Bank (Household survey analyst); Inter-American Development Bank (Consultant); American University (Visiting scholar); Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Research assistant); Project HOPE Center for Health Affairs (Research Assistant); University of Maryland (Research Assistant).
     
 

Crotti Roberto

  • Email: roberto.crotti(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Italy
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Cyron Laura

  • Email: laura.cyron(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Education Economics
  • Experience: Centre for Finance and Development, German Institute for Global and Area Studies (Hamburg), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung
     
 

Dai Xinchen

  • Full Name: Dai Xinchen
  • Email: xinchen.dai@graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Political Economy and economic transformation in China
  • Experience: Nankai University, Renmin University of China
     
 

Elshair Iman

  • iman.elshair(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin:Egypt
  • Fields of Interest:international finance , monetary economics , development economics
  • Experience:teaching assistant at Cairo University
   

Erbahar Aksel

  • Email: aksel.erbahar@graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Turkey
  • Fields of Interest: International Trade, Political Economy, Econometrics
  • Experience: World Bank (Consultant at the Development Research Group, Trade & International Integration (DECTI) unit); Brandeis University (Research Assistant)
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Eugster Johannes

  • johannes.eugster(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Switzerland
  • Fields of Interests: International Macroeconomics
  • Experience: UNDP (intern), UNITAR (consultant), South African Embassy to Switzerland (Trade & Investment promotion), UNCTAD (consultant)
  • website: http://johanneseugster.wix.com/home
     
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Goossens Roman

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Gori Filippo

  • filippo.gori(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin:Italy
  • Fields of Interest:International Macroeconomics, Financial Stability, International Finance and Banking
  • website: http://filippogori.wix.com/filippogori
  • Experience:UNCTAD, ILO, Economic Office Italian Embassy Paris.
     
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Görpe Mehmet Ziya

  • Full Name: Görpe Mehmet Ziya 
  • Email: mehmet.gorpe@graduateinstitute.ch 
  • Country of Origin: Turkey
  • Fields of Interest: Central Banking, Monetary and Macroprudential Policies, Currencies and Foreign Exchange, Political Economy
  • Experience: International Monetary Fund (Monetary and Capital Markets; Asia and Pacific Region);  World Bank (Development Economics Group; Europe and Central Asia Region); Georgetown University (Teaching Assistant)
 

Gudibande Rohan Ravindra

  • rohan.gudibande(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin:India
  • Fields of Interest:Political Economy of Development,Applied Econometrics
  • Experience:Permanent Mission of India to the UN,ILO
 
   
 

Heuser Cecilia

  • Email: cecilia.heuser(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Argentina
  • Fields of Interest: International Trade, Development Economics
  • Experience: Integration and Trade Department, Inter-American Development Bank (Research Fellow), Universidad de San Andres (Research and Teaching Assistant)
  

Hudson Chris

  • Email: chris.hudson(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Financial Crises, Exchange Rates
  • Experience: Millward Brown Optimor, IMS Health
  
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Jacob Arun

  • Email: arun.jacob(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Industrial Policy for developing countries, Natural resource and Environmental Economics.
  • Experience: The President's Office, Tanzania (Economist, ODI Fellow); UNIDO (Consultant); UNDP, World Bank (Project Coordinator);
  • Cambridge University (Research Assistant).
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Jung Jiyoung

  • E-mail: jiyoung.jung(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of origine: South Korea
  • Fields of interest: International trade, economic development, global business/industries dynamics, effects of MNC activities on income distribution and technology transfer
  • Experience: Korea Development Institute (KDI; Industry&Competition Policy Dep.: Specialist), McKinsey&Company (Seoul: External Affairs Manager), The Korea Economic Daily (Industry, Politics, International Desks: Journalist)

Kaplan Erdal

  • erdal.kaplan(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Kurdistan and Switzerland
  • Fields of Interest: Industrial Organization, International Trade and FDI
  • Experience: Intern or Research Assistant at the WTO (Geneva), DIW DC (Washington D.C.), HWWI (Hamburg).
   
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Khatiwada Sameer

  • Email: sameer.khatiwada(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Nepal
  • Fields of Interest: International macroeconomics and development
  • Experience: International Labour Organization (Economist), Harvard Economics Department (Ec10 Section Leader/Teaching Fellow), and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Banking and Financial Sector Policy Analyst).
       

Kümmritz Victor

  • Email: victor.kummritz(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Fields of Interest: International Trade, Development Economics
  • Experience:WTO (Intern), Goethe University Frankfurt - Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy Department (Research Assistant), Commerzbank AG (Research assistant), Center for European Economic Research (Research assistant)

Leonard Seton

  • Email: seton.leonard(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Fields of Interest: Dynamic macro, asset pricing
  • Experience: Global circumnavigation under sail, macroeconomics
    teaching assistant (Graduate Institute).
 

Martinez Gutierrez Catalina

  • catalina.martinez(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Colombia
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics and International Finance, Impact Investing, Impact Evaluation, international inequality and redistribution, Philosophy of Science.
  • Experience: WTO (Economic Research and Statistics Division), UNCTAD (Debt and Development Finance Branch), BOT (Consultant), Universidad de los Andes (Research and Teaching Assistant), European Commission (Press Office).
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Mehrotra Rahul

  • Full Name: Rahul Mehrotra
  • Email: rahul.mehrotra(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Behavioural Economics
  • Experience: Management Consulting (Finance and Strategy), Development Consulting (Educational Sector), Microfinance Investment Funds (Asset Management)
 

Mitra Annapurna

  • annapurna.mitra(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Fields of Interest: Macroeconomics, International Finance, Environmental Macro
 

Mulabdic Alen

  • alen.mulabdic(at)graduateinstitute.ch
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Neumueller Simon

  • simon.neumueller(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Fields of Interest: Trade Intermediaries, Development
  • Experience:Teaching Assistant Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
 

Nguyen Tu Chi

  • tu.nguyen(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Vietnam
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Impact Evaluation, Social Protection, Governance and Political Economy
  • Experience: World Bank, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (USA and Indonesia)
  
 

Özsahin Selcuk

  • selcuk.ozsahin(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Turkey
  • Fields of Interest: International macroeconomy
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Pasali Selahattin Selsah

  • selahattin.pasali(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Turkey
  • Fields of Interest: Economic Growth, Institutional Economics and Political Economy in Emerging Markets
  • Experience: The Brookings Institution (Independent Researcher), Voluntary work in Africa (i.e. Project Management in rural Kenya and Ghana), Research Assistant (Bernard L. Schwartz Forum on Constructive Capitalism/SAIS), Teaching Assistant (SAIS)
 

Paserman Shpiner Michal

  • michal.paserman(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Israel
  • Fields of Interest: sovereign debt, political risk.
  • Experience: Board Member at Ampa Capital Ltd. ,Board Member and Member of the Audit Committee at Ampa Investment Ltd. ,Board Member of the Education Committee of the City of Kiriat Ono, Senior Economist at IFTRIC, Economist at Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Lecturer of Finance and Statistics at Webster University Geneva, Lecturer of Finance at the Hebrew University, Teaching Assistant at Tel Aviv University.
   
 

Ravetti Chiara

  • chiara.ravetti(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Fields of Interest: Natural Resource Economics and Development, Climate change and Trade, Food security
  • Experience: ILO Small and Medium Enterprise Dept., Centre for International Environmental Studies, Graduate Institute (teaching assistant for International Environmental Agreements)
     

Rho Caterina

  • Email: caterina.rh(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Fields of Interest: International Macroeconomics and Finance, Development Economics
  • Experience: Bocconi University (Teaching and Research Assistant), Bocconi School of management (Teaching Assistant). European Commission, DG Economic and Financial Affairs (Intern).
  
 

Rinaldo Daniele

  • Email: daniele.rinaldo(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Italy
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Rollo Valentina

  • valentina.rollo(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Fields of Interest: International Trade, Regional Trade, Development Economics
  • Experience: World Bank (worked as JPA, first in the Africa Regional Integration Department and then in the Latin America & Caribbean Economic Policy Department); ILO (in the Small Enterprise Programme, prepared reports on the assessment of the enabling environment for sustainable enterprises and employment in Swaziland, Ghana and Indonesia); European Commission (Trainee in the Unit responsible of the Negotiation for the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with Caribbean, West and Central Africa).
 

Rubinova Stela

  • Email: stela.rubinova(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Czech Republic
  • Fields of Interest: International trade, competition policy, urban economics
  • Experience: Charles University Environment Centre, WTO Economic Research and Statistics Division
  
 

Sariye Belgin Akca

  • Email: belgin.akcay(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Turkey
  • Fields of Interest: Economic Integration, Regionalism, Internatioanal Finance
  • Experience: Intern at the Republic of Turkey Central Bank, intern at Competetition Authority of Turkey, Intern at Freddie Mac, Intern at World Bank (Housing division).
   
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Schuster Carlotta

  • Email:  carlotta.schuster(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Fields of Interest: International Economics, Monetary Policy, Financial Markets
  • Experience: ECB, Financial Research Division (trainee); Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences, GESIS - Research Data Center ALL Sciences (student research assistant)


Seiermann Julia Barbara

  • Email: julia.seiermann(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Germany, US
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Applied Econometrics, Sociology and Anthropology
  • Experience: Centre for Finance and Development (Research Assistant), Graduate Institute (Teaching Assistant), International Labour Office (ILO), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), ifo Institute for Economic Research, German Embassy Cairo, German-African Business Association
    
 

Shahid Sohaib

  • sohaib.shahid(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Pakistan
  • Fields of Interest: International Trade, Economic Development, Labor Markets, Applied Econometrics
  • Experience: World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI), Sidley Austin LLP, Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the WTO
  
 

Silva Andrew

  • Email: andrew.silva(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Fields of Interest: Development, education, institutions, impact evaluation
  • Experience: UNCTAD, teaching, engineering, mortgage and refinance, IT
 

Skugarevskiy Dmitriy

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Sokolova Maria

  • maria.sokolova(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of origin: Russian Federation
  • Interests: International trade and development, trade policy, technological change in emerging economies, competition policies
  • Experience: Moscow Design Bureau (Economics and Planning Dept.), State Public School 553 (Economics and English Teacher), Cardbordia Social Project (External expert), The Graduate Institute (Teaching Assistant)
         

Sousa da CunhaJoao Rafael

  • Email: joao.cunha(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Portugal
  • Fields of Interest: International Macroeconomics and Finance, Monetary Economics, Financial Crises
  • Experience: Rutgers University (Instructor and Research Assistant)
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Srinivasan Suchita

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Telo Kristina

  • Email: kristina.telo(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: USA
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Ticku Rohit

  • Email: rohit.ticku(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: India
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Trommlerová Sofia Karina

  • Email: sofia.trommlerova(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Slovakia
  • Fields of Interest: Applied Microeconometrics, Human Development, Gender, Health, Poverty, Inequality, MDGs
  • Experience: World Bank, Kenya (Consultant); University of Göttingen, Germany (Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant in Statistics and Econometrics); Ministry of Economics and Finance, Peru (Intern); Economic Department of Slovak Embassy, UK (Intern)
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Valacchi Giulia

  • Email: giulia.valacchi(at)graduateinstitute.com
  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Fields of Interest: Environmental Economics and Finance
  • Climate Change, Environmental policy

 

Vargas da Cruz Marcio

  • Email: marcio.cruz(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin:  Country of Origin: Brazil
  • Fields of Interests: Development Economics, International Trade, Impact Evaluation
  • Experience: Federal University of Paraná, Department of Economics (Assistant Professor); Secretary of Planning of the State of Paraná, Center for Coordination of Government Programs (Economist)

 
 

Vieira Barbosa Laudares Humberto

  • Email: humberto.laudares(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Brasil
    Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Development Financing and Emerging Economies. 
  • Experience: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Economist); the World Bank (Public Sector Reform Specialist), and Department of Economy and Planning at the Sao Paulo State Government, Brazil (Director of Strategic Investments and Executive Advisor of the Secretary).
 
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Wurlod Jules Daniel

  • Email: jules-daniel.wurlod(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Switzerland
  • Fields of Interest: Green Innovation and Technology Diffusion, Environmental and Resource Economics, Consumer Choices, Trade, Industrial Policy
  • Experience: UNIDO, Mission of Switzerland to the EU, Sciences Po Paris

Xia Jingjing

  • Email: jingjing.xia(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Fields of Interest: financial crisis, monetary policy, development macroeconomics
  • Experience: Bank of China, Guosen Securities Co.
  
 

Zaga Daniel

  • daniel.zaga(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: 
  • Country of Origin: Argentina
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Poverty Analysis, Social Policy, Latin America
  • Experience: Government of Mexico (Ministry Of Finance) and Argentina (Ministry of Economics); Researcher at CIEPP (Argentina); Economic Analyst at ILD Mexico and at Vector Casa de Bolsa (Mexico).
  

Zi Yuan

  • Email: yuan.zi(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Fields of Interest: International trade and development economics
  • Experience: Renmin University of China, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

 

 

Ziegelhöfer Zacharias Michael

  • Zacharias.Ziegelhoefer(at)graduateinstitute.ch
  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Impact Evaluation, Environmental Economics, Econometrics
  • Experience: KfW Entwicklungsbank, United Nations Fund for International Partnerships, International Emissions Trading Association, Roedl & Partner Public Management Consulting