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Mimi Tam

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Mimi Tam joined Bruegel in September 2011 in the capacity of Research Assistant. She recently completed her MSc of Economics at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (UPF). In completing her MSc, she has completed an intense three part sequence of PhD-level theoretical microeconomics. Mimi also holds a BA in Computer Science, with a minor in economic theory, from New York University. Prior to pursuing her masters, Mimi spent a few years working for large consultancy firms (including KPMG and Deloitte & Touche). Mimi's main research interests include game theory, decision theory, industrial organization, competition, and energy policy. She is fluent in English, and possesses an intermediate knowledge of Spanish and Italian.

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Blog Post

Cross-Mediterranean economic and political relationships must be rebalanced to include all of Europe

In the wake of the Arab Spring the European Union (EU) is eager to foster closer relations with North Africa and the Middle East. Georg Zachmann,Mimi Tam and Lucia Granelli look at the EU’s current policy initiatives and assess which measures countries should undertake to help the economies of the Southern Mediterranean.

By: Georg Zachmann, Lucia Granelli and Mimi Tam Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: June 20, 2012
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Policy Contribution

How wide is the Mediterrenean?

This Policy Contribution provides up-to-date evidence of the strong heterogeneity in the relationships between the five biggest EU economies with the Southern Mediterranean Countries (SMCs). Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia are still strongly tied to France, Italy and Spain, in terms of investments, financial flows and migration.

By: Georg Zachmann, Mimi Tam and Lucia Granelli Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: May 20, 2012
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Blueprint

The great transformation: decarbonising Europe’s energy and transport systems

Economic growth in Europe will be affected by the costs of this transition from the current energy and transport system. A smooth transition towards a low-carbon energy and transport system could come at comparatively modest cost. Bruegel is contributing to this debate with this report, which is based on research that received funding from the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.

By: Georg Zachmann, Michael Holtermann, Jörg Radeke, Mimi Tam, Mark Huberty, Dmytro Naumenko and Anta Ndoye Topic: Energy & Climate, Innovation & Competition Policy Date: February 2, 2012