Funding Partners


Bank of England

Home of Phil Bunn, Pawel Smietanka and Jenny Lam. The Bank of England (BoE) is the UK’s central bank and has a wide range of responsibilities, similar to those of most central banks around the world. Its mission is to promote the good of the people  of the United Kingdom by maintaining monetary and financial stability.


Stanford University

Home of Professor Nicholas Bloom and Scarlet (Sijia) Chen, Stanford rose to international prominence in economics following World War II. In the early 1960s, the Department of Economics became known as a centre for economic theory - this tradition continues to the present day. Stanford economists have made fundamental contributions to the formulation of general equilibrium theory, the development of game theory, the birth and growth of market design and the economic analysis of networks, as well as other major advances in economic theory.


Economic & Social Research Council

The Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's largest organisation for funding research on economic and social issues. It supports independent, high quality research impacting business, the public sector and civil society. At any one time, the ESRC supports over 4,000 researchers and postgraduate students in academic institutions and independent research institutes.


University of Nottingham

Home of Professor Paul Mizen, The University of Nottingham School of Economics combines excellence and innovation in teaching with an international reputation for rigorous and topical research of the highest quality. The research carried out at the School of Economics is among the most significant and influential of its kind in the world. In the past few years alone, our work has attracted millions of pounds in awards and grants, featured hundreds of times in leading academic journals and earned thousands of citations.