Annual Conference Committee

This group provides both strategic and logistical oversight of the RES Conference, including the design and creation of the conference programme.

Giovanni Razzu

RES Conference Secretary

Giovanni is Professor of Economics of Public Policy at the University of Reading. He is the Director of the Master in Public Policy and has been the Head of the Department of Economics between 2016 and 2019. He has been a member of the expert panel of the European Institute for Gender Equality and of the UKRI Equality, Diversity and Inclusions Advisory Panel.


Prof Mary S Morgan


Mary is the Albert O. Hirschman Professor of History and Philosophy of Economics at the London School of Economics; she is a Fellow of the British Academy (and served as Vice President 2014-8), and an Overseas Fellow of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Dr Arcangelo Dimico

Programme Chair RES Conference 2023-2024

Dr Arcangelo Dimico is the Programme Chair for the RES Annual Conference 2024. He was the Deputy Programme Chair for the RES – SES Annual Conference in 2023. Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s University Belfast and fellow of the Queen’s University Centre for Economic History (QUCEH), Centre for Health Research at the Management School (CHaRMS), Institute of Labour Economics (IZA)  and Global Labor Organization (GLO). His main research interests focus on modern development economics, with broad applications to labor, political economy, education, gender and family.

Professor Michela Vecchi

Deputy Programme Chair RES Conference 2023-2024

Michela is Professor of Economics at Kingston University, visiting scholar at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), fellow of the Royal Economic Society and fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (RSA). Michela has also worked as a consultant for the ONS (2019-2021), cooperating in the analysis of the skill mismatch in the UK.  Michela’s research broadly focuses on productivity, technical change, skills and wellbeing, with applications on the graduates’ labour market outcomes, the green economy and the creative sector.