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Nina joined the Department of Political Economy in October 2019. Her research focusses on how perceived fairness, particularly procedural fairness, of unequal outcomes affects preferences for redistribution, cooperation and risk-taking.

She is a recipient of the 1+3 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership studentship award and holds a BSc in Political Economy (2014-2017) and an MA in Political Economy (2018-2019) from KCL. Nina also currently works as a research assistant at the Centre for Experimental Social Sciences (CESS) Nuffield at the University of Oxford alongside her PhD.

Research interests

  • Behavioural and experimental economics
  • Economic inequality and social mobility
  • Distributive justice
  • Preferences for redistribution
  • Applied econometrics

Doctoral Research

Economic inequality and procedural fairness: effects on individual-level decision-making


Professor Shaun Hargreaves Heap and Dr Konstantinos Matakos

Research Groups

  • Quantitative Political Economy
  • Economics at King’s
  • Public Policy and Regulation