Executive Committee

Laura Anselmi

Co-Founder and Research Fellow

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Laura Anselmi obtained her Ph.D. in Health Economics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London in 2015. She is working as a Research Associate at the Centre for Health Economics at the University of Manchester. Her research is currently focused on the analysis of health systems organization and health care provision in UK as well as in low- income countries. She is currently involved in projects related to the extension of health care in the UK and on the evaluation of health care financing reform in Tanzania and on the equity and efficiency of the allocation of public health resources in Mozambique. She has previously worked at the Directorate of Planning and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Health of Mozambique for over five years, as a fellow of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) first, and then as a technical assistant for the World Health Organization (WHO) and for the UK Department for International Development. Her initial training and research focused development economics. She holds an M.Phil in Economics from the University of Oxford and a B.Sc. in Economics from Bocconi University.

Research Fields: Health Economics, Development Economics.

Email: Laura.Anselmi@manchester.ac.uk

Chiara Binelli

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Chiara Binelli received her Ph.D. in Economics from University College London (UK, 2009). She is an assistant professor in economics at the University of Milan Bicocca, an associate member of the European Development Research Network, and a research fellow of the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis. She has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Southampton; a Visiting Assistant Professor at Bocconi University (Italy); a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford (UK) and Nuffield College; a Research Scholar and a Research Associate at Center for the Evaluation of Development Policies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (UK); a Visiting Researcher at the Croft Institute for International Studies, University of Mississippi (USA). Her early research and publications focus primarily on school choices, quality of education, informal labour markets, and returns to schooling in Latin America. Her current research focuses on the study of economic and social inequality, and on youth unemployment. Her research has been published in the Review of Economic Dynamics, the Economics of Education Review, World Development, and the B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics. At the Center, she is responsible for organizing the research agenda and peer-review process within Economics, CeRSP’s public face (i.e. website, press releases), and the daily management.

Research Fields: Labor and Development Economics; Economics of Education; Applied Micro Econometrics.

Email: Chiara.Binelli@cersp.org  

Curriculum Vitae: (PDF)

Research: Youth UnemploymentInequalityEducationWorking Papers

Further Links: ResearchGateLinkedInGoogle Webpage

Matthew Loveless

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Matthew Loveless received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Indiana University (Bloomington, 2005). He has been a Scholar in Residence  at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington, D.C.); a Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgetown University (USA), a Nuffield Fellow and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Oxford (UK);  an Assistant Professor at the University of Mississippi (USA) and an Associate Professor at the University of Kent (UK). He is a research fellow of the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis. His early research and publications focused primarily on the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe and now includes contributions to the study inequality and its effects on political behavior in Europe. His work has been published in the Journal of Politics, the International Journal of Communication, World Development, Comparative Politics, and the European Journal of Political Research. At the Center, he is responsible for organizing the peer-review process within Political Science, organizing the research agenda, and the daily management of the center.

Email: Matthew.Loveless@cersp.org 

Curriculum Vitae: (PDF)

Research: Perceptions of InequalityMass MediaEuropean Union PoliticsWorking Papers

Further links: Researchgate (access to downloadable publications); LinkedInGoogle Webpage