PhD Interdisciplinary Workshop

Monday 21st March, 11.00am - 5.30pm (Tea and coffee served from 10.45am)

Gilchrist PG Club Seminar Room, Main Building, University of Glasgow

Organised by Prof. Sayantan Ghosal (co-convenor BSI) and Dr. Theodore Koutmeridis (co-convenor BSI and CREATe Research Fellow)‌ 



10:45 - 11:00 Coffee and Introductions
11:00 - 13:00 Theo Koutmeridis mini-course on 'Identifying Causal Effects'
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30

PhD student presentations I

  • Jaakko Miettinen - Copyright and Creative Incentives
  • Moritz Mosenhauer - Optimal Tunnelling
  • Jesus Rodriguez Perez - Tracking IP Infringement on Social Media
  • Seemanti Ghosh - Breaking Belief
15:30 - 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 - 17:15

PhD student presentations II

  • Putthi Cheat Lim - Attention Allocation and Mitigation of Disease
  • Chizoba Obi - Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Are heterogeneous beliefs driving delay
  • Megan Rae Blakely - Intangible Cultural Heritage and IP
  • Mohammad Asif Khan - Impact of Quality of Education on Sex-selective abortion in India
17:15 - 17:30 Conclude


Name Research field
Andrea Benecchi Economics
Megan Rae Blakely Law
Seemanti Ghosh Economics
Kostas Gkrimmotsis Accounting and Finance
Jorge Gonzalez-Paule Computing
Hafizah Noor Isa Physics
Chomba Kalunga Economics
Mohammad Asif Khan Economics
Theo Koutmeridis Economics
Spyros Lazarakis Economics
Putthi Cheat Lim Economics
Jaakko Miettinen Economics and Law
Moritz Mosenhauer Economics
Chizoba Obi Economics
Felix Rodriguez Computing
Jesus Alberto Rodriguez Perez Computing
Krissanakamon Rugyatisakul Medicine
Afolashade Shodeinde Economics
Christiana Sintou Accounting and Finance
Alma Sobrevilla Economics
Alla Varyzgina Social and Political Studies
Robert Young Social and Public Health Sciences