2017-2018, Club Financiero Español - City of London Scholar
In order to support LSE Scholar Laura Castillo Martinez, the Advanced Education Trust awarded a £18,000.00 award for Laura's last year of PhD studies at LSE. Laura was the receptor of the first Club Financiero Español Scholarship.
Laura is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Economics of the London School of Economics under the supervision of Prof. Silvana Tenreyro and Prof. Ricardo Reis. Her research interest lies in the areas of International Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics.
Laura holds a BSc. with Honors in Economics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and a MSc. with Distinction in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics. In addition to Spanish, she is fluent in English and German and, has basic notions of French.
Marta will be moving to the United States by the end of summer 2019 for a one year post-doctorate position at the Economics Department of Princeton University. After Princeton, she will be joining Duke University as tenure-tracked Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics in July 2020.
Laura is a Fellow of Club Financiero Español, City of London.
Guillermo Uriz Uharte
2019-2021, Club Financiero Español - City of London Scholar
In order to support University College London Scholar Guillermo Uriz Uharte, the Advanced Education Trust awarded a £30,000.00 award to University College London in order to complement a total £46,000.00 two-year Sholarship award. GuiIllermo is the receptor of the first Club Financiero Español & University College London Scholarship.
Guillermo is a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics of University College of London under the supervision of Professors Imran Rasul and Aureo de Paula.
His research focuses on the areas of Industrial Organisation and Labor Economics. He is currently working on understanding the impact of the adoption of Information and Communication Technologies in firms and applying new techniques of Network Econometrics to the study of executive compensation and the transmission of firm productivity shocks.
Guillermo holds a Bsc with Distinction in Business and Law by the Public University of Navarra and a Msc in Economics and Finance by CEMFI. He has taught courses on Econometrics and Industrial Organisation at University College of London and has experience working in economic consulting.
Maria del Mar Domenech Palacios
2019-2022, Club Financiero Español - City of London Scholar
In order to support Cambridge University Scholar Mar Domenech Palacios, the Advanced Education Trust awarded £47,402.00 to Cambridge Trust in order to complement a total £71,402.00 three-year Sholarship. Mar is the receptor of the first Club Financiero Español Cambridge Scholarship.
Mar is currently reading her MPhil Economic Research at the University of Cambridge, and will start the PhD programme in Economics at Cambridge University in October 2019. Her studies will be supervised by Dr. Elisa Faraglia.
Her research interests lie on international macroeconomic risk sharing mechanisms in the context of currency unions.
Mar holds a double degree in Economics and Law at Pompeu Fabra University and a Masters Degree in Specialised Economic Analysis from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
She has previously worked for the Macroeconomics Research Department at CaixaBank. Additionally, during her master studies she gained experience working as a intern in the tax department of Baker & McKenzie and, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira Law Firms.
Mar is fluent in Spanish, Catalan, English and French.