Field of research: Political Economy

Sebastian Hohmann

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Sebastian completed his PhD in Economics at London Business School in 2018. The same fall, he joined SITE as an Assistant Professor.

His research interests include development, political economy and trade.

Pamela Campa

Pamela Campa is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) at Stockholm School of Economics. Before joining SITE she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary.  Pamela holds a PhD in Economics from the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University. She is a Research Affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (MISUM) and Dondena Gender Initiative.

Her research interests are in Political Economy, Environmental Economics and Gender Economics.

(Last updated February 2024)

Scott Gehlbach

Scott Gehlbach is Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A political economist and comparativst, Gehlbach’s work is motivated by the contemporary and historical experience of Russia and other post-communist states.

Gehlbach has at various times been affiliated with both the New Economic School and the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. He received his Ph.D. in political science and economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Vincenzo Bove

Vincenzo Bove is an Associate Professor at the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, and a member of the Warwick Q-Step Centre. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Birkbeck College, University of London in 2011. Bove has held teaching and research appointments at the University of Essex, the University of Genoa, IMT Lucca and Sciences Po, Paris.

Nicolas Gavoille

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Nicolas Gavoille is an Associate Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and a Research Fellow at BICEPS. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Rennes 1, France. He is Treasurer of the Baltic Economic Association and a member of the European Economic Association.

Nicolas’ main research interests are in the field of public economics, labour economics, and political economy. He has published articles in journals such as the European Economic Review, the European Journal of Political Economy and the IMF Economic Review.

(Last updated October 2022)




Tom Coupe

Tom Coupé is Associate Professor at Kyiv School of Economics. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Free University of Brussels (ULB) in 2002. Besides writing academic articles, Coupé regularly writes columns for newspapers and magazines and has done consultancy work for the European Economic Association, Routledge, UNESCO and the World Bank.

Zorica Trkulja

Zorica Trkulja

Zorica Trkulja is a Research Assistant at the Stockholm institute of Transition Economics (SITE) since August 2015. She holds a MSc in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics, since June 2015

Nataliia Shapoval

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Nataliia Shapoval is the President of the KSE Institute, and the Vice President for Policy Research at the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE). She served as CEO of KSE from 2019 to 2020, before returning to her leadership role at the KSE Institute.

Since 2014, Shapoval has been a member of the Editorial Board of Ukraine. Nataliia also served as a volunteer Executive for VoxUkraine from its launch in 2014 until its institutionalization in 2018.

Natalia Shapoval brings a decade of expertise in managing and conducting policy research and consulting, specifically in public procurement, the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, and economic statecraft. Shapoval has provided advisory services on several governmental strategies encompassing economic and regional development, as well as investment.

Shapoval obtained a Master’s degree in Probability Theory and Statistics (2012) from Taras Shevchenko National University, and a Master’s degree in Economic Analysis (2013) from the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE).

(Last updated March 2024)



Jesper Roine

Jesper Roine is Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics and the Deputy Director at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE). Most of his research concerns income and wealth distribution and long-run development, but he has also worked on political economy and the impact of natural resources on the economy.

In addition to his research, Roine participates widely in the policy debate. He is one of the founders and regular contributor to the economics blog (written in Swedish). Roine has written a number of reports on issues such as globalization and the income distribution, the future of the Swedish welfare state, and how the Swedish government should manage its mineral resources. He is currently a member of the government’s commission on the future of work.