ESCoE’s PhD students are:

Paul Labonne

Paul started studying economics in Paris at the University Pantheon Sorbonne and the Paris School of Economics. After obtaining a Bachelor’s and a first Master’s, he went to Warwick University where he graduated with an MSc in economics in 2016. In the year that followed he spent six months in Luxembourg at the European Investment Bank before joining NIESR in February as a research intern. Over the course of his training in economics he developed a keen interest in macroeconomics, national accounting and econometrics. He’s excited to be part of the ESCoE research network and to be working on improving National Accounts statistics.

Chiamaka Nwosu

Chiamaka is an MPhil/PhD student at the King’s College London Business School. Prior to joining King’s, she was living in Rome, Italy where she worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations as a food security analyst and data consultant for three years. She has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Covenant University in Nigeria, and a master’s degree in Economics, with a specialization in development from American University in Washington DC, USA.



Oleksii Romanko

Oleksii has an MA in Economics (University of Houston), MA in Economic Analysis (Kyiv School of Economics), MA in Intelligent Data Analysis in Project Management (Kyiv Polytechnic Institute), with more than 3 years of experience in big data and machine learning development and Python programming. He is proud to be a part of ESCoE research team and is keen on studying the digital revolution and its’ impact on productivity and labour in the UK.


Richmond Egyei

Richmond is a PhD student at the King’s College London. Prior to joining King’s, he worked for the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, University of Ghana in the role of a Principal Research Assistant. He holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Ghana, and a BA in Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He has held Teaching and Research Assistantship positions in both universities. He is honoured to be associated with ESCoE research network and to be working on ‘Using administrative data to develop new labour force & migration statistics for UK’.