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 “Who pays for what, and why?”. 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 collaborates with INOMICS as Economics Editor, contributing to the development of INOMICS educational material for students of economics.
Mirjam Sarah Salish
Mirjam obtained her PhD from the University of Bonn in 2016 after completing a Bachelor and Master´s degree in Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Since 2016 she’s worked as a visiting professor at the Economics department at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid where she teaches undergraduate courses in “Industrial Organization”, “Principles of Economics”, “Microeconomics” and “Econometric Techniques”. 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’ educational material.
Sean completed his Master's degree in Economics and Management Science with a focus in quantitative methods from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin in the spring of 2023. He received his Bachelor’s degree in business with a management consulting emphasis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016.
Prior to INOMICS, Sean worked in corporate strategy and research for a firm serving U.S. higher education institutions. His projects there included studying financial aid and online program management. He joined the INOMICS editorial team in January 2022, and enjoys getting to write about his intellectual passion - economics.
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