Editorial Team

Tom McKenzie

Tom McKenzie

Tom holds degrees from the Universities of Bonn and Cologne and has taught economics at institutions in Germany, Turkey and the United Kingdom. Tom is Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in England and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Dundee, Scotland. In his work, Tom studies differences between the private, public and voluntary sectors, focusing on 鈥淲ho pays for what, and why?鈥. In 2019, Tom co-authored the winning essay for the Richard Koch Breakthrough Prize hosted by the Institute of Economic Affairs, proposing a policy to restructure the funding of post-school education and broaden opportunities for young people in the UK. Tom recently joined INOMICS as Economics Editor where he is contributing to the development of educational material for students of economics.

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Mirjam Sarah Salish - INOMICS Author

Mirjam Sarah Salish

Mirjam obtained her PhD from the University of Bonn in 2016 after completing a Bachelor and Master麓s degree in Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Since 2016 she鈥檚 worked as a visiting professor at the Economics department at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid where she teaches undergraduate courses in 鈥淚ndustrial Organization鈥, 鈥淧rinciples of Economics鈥, 鈥淢icroeconomics鈥 and 鈥淓conometric Techniques鈥. Her research interests are in microeconomic theory, particularly game theory, industrial economics and the economics of innovation. One of the central questions of her work is how uncertainty and risk affect the incentives firms have to innovate and invest in R&D. More recently, Mirjam has begun to explore questions of income and wealth inequality as well as health economics. Together with Tom she is helping develop the INOMICS鈥 educational material.

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Sean McClung

Sean received his Bachelor鈥檚 degree in business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016. After, he worked in corporate strategy and research for a firm serving U.S. higher education institutions, where his projects included studying financial aid and online program management. Currently, he is working toward a Master鈥檚 of Economics and Management Science at Humboldt Universit盲t zu Berlin, with a focus in quantitative methods. He joined the INOMICS editorial team in January 2022, and enjoys getting to write about his intellectual passion - economics.

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William Pearse

William Pearse

William was an author and senior editor at INOMICS from 2018 to 2021. Having received his bachelor degree in history from Sussex University in England, his wanderlust took him to Germany where聽he completed a Master鈥檚 Program in Global History at the Freie and Humboldt Universities. Pearse鈥檚 next step took him into the world of editing, where he worked in collaboration with a number of leading European academics. In 2018 he joined INOMICS, directing its content department. He cites the economics of climate change and gender equality as the issues most influencing his work.

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James Matthew Alston

James Matthew Alston

James was an Author and Content Marketing Manager at INOMICS from 2018 to 2020. After receiving First Class Honours in History from Cardiff University, Alston cut his teeth writing articles for a start-up insurance company in London. Never one to be satisfied with his lot, he moved to Berlin to study his Master鈥檚 in History while simultaneously working as a freelancer, writing on topics as diverse as climate systems breakdown, student mental health, and animal rights for several high-profile blogs.聽

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