The Decision Maker Panel Team is drawn from the Bank of England, University of Nottingham and Stanford University. In July 2016 Nick Bloom and Paul Mizen founded the Decision Maker Panel, and began telephone surveys with the Bank of England in August 2016, followed by online surveys in November 2016. The project has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council since 2016. The team members are listed below.

Lena Anayi

Lena Anayi is an Economist at the Bank of England, where she has worked since 2018. She currently works in the Structural Economics Division within the Bank’s Monetary Analysis Directorate, where she is involved in corporate sector analysis. As part of this, she is involved in both the day-to-day running of the DMP survey, and in the research, analysis and dissemination of survey results to the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee. Lena holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford.

Nick Bloom

Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is the William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University, a Senior Fellow of SIEPR and the Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has a BA from Cambridge, an MPhil from Oxford, and a PhD from University College London. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty and he is also a Principal Investigator on the Decision Maker Panel project.

Nick’s website

Phil Bunn

Phil Bunn is a Senior Technical Advisor at the Bank of England where he has worked since 2001. He currently works in the Structural Economics Division in the Monetary Analysis area of the Bank. He is the Programme Director of the DMP, responsible for the day-to-day running of the survey and dissemination of the results to the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee as well as being part of the research team working on the survey.

Alice Crundwell

Alice Crundwell is a Senior Research Assistant in the Structural Economics Division at the Bank of England. She studied Economics BSc at the University of Bristol.

Julia Leather

Julia Leather is a Manager of the Decision Maker Panel based in Nottingham, running the day to day team operation. With over 10 years project and business management experience, she is the main link between the academic and operational aspects of the Decision Maker Panel.

Paul Mizen

Paul Mizen is Professor of Monetary Economics and Director of the Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics at the University of Nottingham. Paul has taught at the European University Institute, Princeton University and the University of Vienna. He is Principal Investigator on the ESRC funded Decision Maker Panel project.

Paul is Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and Chairman of the ESRC-funded Money, Macro and Finance Society.

Paul’s website

Myrto Oikonomou

Myrto Oikonomou is an Economist at the Bank of England. She currently works in the Structural Economics Division in the Monetary Analysis Directorate. Myrto holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and is currently reading for her DPhil in Economics at the University of Oxford. Her research interests lie in the intersection of international macroeconomics, macro-labour and uncertainty.

Pawel Smietanka

Pawel Smietanka is a Research Economist at the Bank of England, with a PhD from the University of Nottingham. He currently works in the Structural Economics Division in the Monetary Analysis unit of the Bank. Prior to moving to the UK, Pawel studied at the University of Pompeu Fabra in Spain and the University of Cologne in Germany. Since joining the Project Team in 2016, Pawel has been involved in many different aspects of the Decision Maker Panel project.

Pawel’s website

Gregory Thwaites

Gregory Thwaites is Associate Professor in Economics at University of Nottingham and a Research Director at the Resolution Foundation. He is on sabbatical from the Bank of England, where his most recent role was as Head of International Research. He has also worked as an economist for the United Nations Mission in Kosovo and the Independent Commission on Banking (the ‘Vickers Commission’). He is a visiting fellow at the LSE Centre for Macroeconomics.

Gregory’s Website

Current University of Nottingham Recruitment Team

Beth Green
Felix Njugi
Guy Hide
Helen Burton
Jane Slack
Laura Bott

Louise Taylor
Marie Hickey
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Previous Project Team

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Kate Fisher
Jenny Lam
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