Maria Teresa AGUILAR ROJAS
Maria Teresa Aguilar Rojas is a PhD researcher at the Governance and regulation Chair. Maria's research is currently focusing on the effect of environmental regulations on innovation in the electric mobility industry. Before joining the Chair in November 2017, Maria was working in energy consulting at the French firm Enerdata, as well as collaborating with the French Industrial Economics Institute and the Andorran Government on the implementation of a carbon offsetting project. Maria holds a Master’s degree in Environmental and Natural Resources Economics from the Toulouse School of Economics.
Chiara is programme manager and researcher at the Governance and Regulation Chair. Her research focuses on competition and regulation in multi-sided markets. Before joining the Chair in February 2015, Chiara worked as project coordinator, managing editor and research dissemination expert at the European University Institute (Florence School of Regulation, 2011-2015). She was also responsible for the research dissemination of the EU-funded project THINK, which advised the European Commission (DG Energy) on a diverse set of topics. Previously, she worked as an analyst of European Affairs in the Italian think tank Equilibri (2009-2011). Chiara holds an MSc/MRes in Economics of Network Industries and Digital Economy from the University Paris-Dauphine (PSL Research University) and an MA in European Affairs from Università degli Studi di Perugia (Italy).
Carlos GONZALEZ REGALADO
Carlos Gonzalez Regalado is a PhD candidate at the Governance and Regulation Chair. Carlos’ research is currently focusing on Culture, institutions and non-market strategies. Before joining the Chair in November 2017, he worked for Ecuadorian Government in topics related to energy, trade and competition. Carlos holds a BSc in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, a MSc in Economics and a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from Tilburg University.
Emmanuel Lorenzon is a post-doctoral fellow at the Governance and Regulation Chair. His research lies in auction theory and applied microeconomic theory, especially industrial organisation, with applications to digital markets. Emmanuel’s research is currently focusing on the implications of market intermediation in online ad auctions, on the pricing of traffic on the Internet and on the strategic management of online platforms. Emmanuel holds a Ph.D in Economics from the university of Bordeaux and joined the Chair in October 2017.
Agnieszka Marta MAJEWSKA
Agnieszka Marta Majewska is a PhD researcher at the Governance and Regulation Chair. Agnieszka’s research is currently focusing on firms’ non-market strategies in the retail sector. Before joining the Chair in November 2016, Agnieszka worked as an international business developer for a French energy efficiency service company. Graduated in 2013 from SciencesPo. Paris with major in European Business, Agnieszka also holds a Master degree in Social-economy from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poland.
Amanda MOREIRA ALVES
Amanda Moreira Alves is a Ph.D. researcher at the Governance and Regulation Chair. Her research focuses on corporate political strategies in the EU. Before joining the Chair in 2015, Amanda worked in the performance and governance department of the Brazilian Oil&Gas company Parnaíba Gás Natural and in the regulation department of Endesa. She attended the Erasmus Mundus Master on Economic and Management of Network Industries that resulted in a master degree in Network Industries and Digital Economy from Paris-Sud XI University and in a master degree on Power Sector from Comillas Pontifical University. Amanda has also worked as a management consultant in Brazil between 2007 and 2011.
Sultan Mehmood is a PhD researcher at the Governance and Regulation Chair. His research seeks to understand the workings of real world institutions such as the judiciary. Before joining the Chair in the November of 2016, Sultan Mehmood was a researcher at the Institute for Research on Development (IRD) where he worked on electoral fraud in collaboration with Centre for Study of African Studies (at Oxford University). Earlier, he was a researcher and an advisor to the Dutch government on public policy in The Hague. Sultan Mehmood holds two masters degrees: one in Economics from the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands and one in Public Policy and Development from the Paris School of Economics in France.
Jordana Viotto is a post-doctoral fellow at the Governance and Regulation Chair. Jordana joined the Chair in October 2017 and her research is currently focusing on the competition of digital platforms. She holds a PhD from the University Paris 13 and Télécom ParisTech, and Master in Digital Economy and Network Industries from Paris-Dauphine University.
Nevena Zhelyazkova is a post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of Governance and Regulation. Nevena's research is focusing on measuring and comparing the independence of regulatory agencies in the network industries. This research project is realized in cooperation with the OECD. In addition, Nevena is participating in the development of a MOOC on the topic of Political Economy of Regulation. Before joining the Chair in September 2015, Nevena completed her PhD in Public Policy and Policy Analysis at the Graduate School of Governance at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Nevena's PhD research was in the area of social protection policy and was funded through a grant from the National Research Fund of Luxembourg (FNR). Nevena has also been a trainee at the European Commission in Brussels as part of the Blue Book Traineeship program and a Human Resources officer at Infosys Technologies in Bangalore, India. In addition to the PhD degree from Maastricht University, Nevena holds an MSc in Social Policy Analysis with great distinction (magna cum laude) from the IMPALLA program coordinated by KU Leuven and the University of Luxembourg and a BA with a major in Psychology (high honors) and a minor in Economics from Smith College, USA.
Dianzhuo ZHU is a Ph.D. researcher at the Governance and Regulation Chair. She is also employed by Ecov, a short distance ride-sharing service provider, under the CIFRE doctoral contract. She is interested in the motivations of participants in the ride sharing sector, especially the interaction of monetary and non-monetary incentives and the motivation differences under different regimes. Before joining the chair, she did a master specialized in Digital Economy and Network Industries (IREN) and a bachelor in economics and French language (second major) at University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in China.