European Research Council awards grants to six CEPR researchers

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

CEPR Researchers Matthias Heinz, Pauline Rossi, Mara Squicciarini, Nicola Pavanini, Federica Romei, and Xavier Jaravel awarded European Research Council (ERC) starting grants

ERC grants are awarded to candidates with a scientific track record showing great promise and an excellent research proposal. Grants are given up to €1.5 million for 5 years, across all fields of research, for promising early-career researchers with 2 to 7 years experience after PhD. 

  • Matthias Heinz, CEPR Research Affiliate in the Organizational Economics (OE) programme, was awarded an ERC starting grant for his research project on Managing People - How Employees' Social Preferences Shape the Returns to Management PracticesMatthias is Assistant Professor for Personnel Economics at the University of Cologne, you can find his CEPR Discussion Papers here, and VoxEU output here
  • Pauline Rossi, CEPR Research Affiliate in the Development Economics (DE) programme, was awarded an ERC starting grant for her research project on Peers and Possible Partners: Exploring the Origins of Population Longterm EquilibriaPauline is Associate Professor of Economics at Ecole Polytechnique-CREST, you can find her CEPR Discussion Papers here, and VoxEU output here
  • Mara Squicciarini, CEPR Research Fellow in the Economic History (EH) programme, , was awarded an ERC starting grant for her research project on Education, Diversity, Innovation, and Politics. Mara is Assistant Professor at Bocconi University, you can find her CEPR Discussion Papers here, and VoxEU output here.
  • Nicola Pavanini, CEPR Research Affiliate in the Industrial Organization (IO) programme, was awarded an ERC starting grant for his research project on Welfare, redistribution and financial stability in housing and mortgage markets. Nicola is Associate Professor of Finance at Tilburg University, you can find his CEPR Discussion Papers here, and VoxEU output here.
  • Federica Romei, CEPR Research Fellow in the International Macroeconomics and Finance (IMF) and the Monetary Economics and Fluctuations (MEF) programmes, was awarded an ERC starting grant for her research project on Heterogeneous agents in heterogeneous countries. Frederica is Assistant Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics, you can find her CEPR Discussion Papers here, and VoxEU output here.
  • Xavier Jaravel, CEPR Research Affiliate in the Public Economics (PE) programme, was awarded an ERC starting grant for his research project on Prices and Inequality. Xavier is Assistant Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, you can find his CEPR Discussion Papers here, and VoxEU output here.

You can read the full list of grantees here.