UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Weiwen Qi

Weiwen Qi

Supervisors: Dr Yuemei Ji and Professor Julia Korosteleva   

Email:  weiwen.qi.19@ucl.ac.uk 

Present status: PhD Candidate  

Working title of thesis: The Drivers and Economic Impacts of Government Interventions Induced by the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Developed and Emerging Markets   

Research: My research aims to 1) investigate the facilitators of different categories of NPIs in both developed and emerging economies; and 2) examine the economic impacts of NPIs from a multilevel perspective in both developed and emerging markets by analysing the effects on stock market volatility across sectors and 3) measure the effects on the gendered division of labour outside and within the household, drawing implications for gender equality. 

Research interests: Comparative economics, emerging markets, financial markets, etc.  

Research Centre Affiliation: UCL Centre for Comparative Studies of Emerging Economies, SSEESing, FRINGE, and Research Student Seminar Series.