UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)

Dr Serena Merrino

Dr Serena Merrino

Lecturer (Teaching)



Joined UCL
17th Sep 2018

Research summary

Serena obtained her PhD from SOAS University of London in 2018. Previously, she completed a MSc in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets at the Barcelona GSE. She also studied economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and at the Universidad Católica Argentina in Buenos Aires.

Her research focuses on macroeconomic policy and the political economy of monetary policy. Currently, she is exploring the effects of monetary policy shocks on economic inequality as a research fellow at the South African Reserve Bank and a consultant to UNU-WIDER.

Teaching summary

SESS0026 Political Economy of European Integration

SEES0083 Quantitative Methods

SESS0068 International Macroeconomics

SESS0021 European Macroeconomics

SESS008 Introduction to Macroeconomics

During her doctoral studies, she also worked as Teaching Assistant at SOAS, QMUL, and Birkbeck College, on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in finance and economics.