Eight CEPR researchers have won 2022 European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grants. The grant, which is part of the EU's Horizon Europe programme, is designed to help leading scientists and economists, who have seven to twelve years' experience after their PhDs, to pursue their most promising ideas.
The grants are awarded to:
Christoph Trebesch for his project on 'International Finance and the Great Powers, 1800-2020'. Christoph is a Research Affiliate for CEPR's Economic History programme and a Research Fellow in CEPR's Political Economy and International Macroeconomics and Finance programmes. He is the leader of CEPR's Research Policy Network on International Lending and Sovereign Debt and a member of the Research Policy Network on Populism. He is also Professor of Economics at Kiel Institute for World Economics.
Paula Bustos for her project on 'Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing countries'. Paula is a Research Fellow in CEPR's Development Economics and International Trade and Regional Economics programmes. She is also a STEG theme leader. She is Associate Professor at CEMFI.
Luigi Pascali for his project on 'The historical roots of global inequality'. Luigi is a Research Affiliate in CEPR's Macroeconomics and Growth and Political Economy programmes. He is an Associate Professor of Economics at Pompeu Fabra University.
Mathieu Couttenier for his project on 'Artisanal Mines, Economic Development and Social Impact'. Mathieu is a Research Fellow in CEPR's Political Economy programme and a Research Affiliate in CEPR's International Trade and Regional Economics programme. He is also a member of CEPR's Research Policy Network on Preventing Conflict: Policies for Peace. He is also the recipient of a STEG grant for his project on 'The Local Impact of Artisanal Mining: Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Countries'. Mathieu is Professor of Economics at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon.
Gaetano Gaballo for his project on 'A Learning-from-Prices view of Inflation and Business Cycles'. Gaetano is a Research Fellow in CEPR's Monetary Economics and Fluctuations programme. He is Associate Professor in Macroeconomics at the HEC Paris School of Management.
Roland Rathelot for his project on 'Information Frictions in Hiring Decisions'. Roland is a Research Fellow in CEPR's Labour Economics programme. He is Professor of Economics at CREST, ENSAE.
Andrew Rhodes for his project on 'Data and Market Power in the Digital Economy'. Andrew is a Research Fellow in CEPR's Industrial Organization and Organizational Economics programmes. He is Professor of Economics at the Toulouse School of Economics.
Gabriel Zucman for his project on 'Towards a Unified MacroDistributional Analysis of Globalization'. Gabriel is a Research Fellow in CEPR's Public Economics programme. He is Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics and the École Normale Supérieure – PSL.
You can read the full statement from the European Research Council here.