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Research interests

My principal research interests are in the Social Mobility, Ageing and Health. 

The methods I use in my research work involve microeconometrics (applied data analysis).

My personal research has featured in leading international economics journals, the front pages of national, international newspapers, The Economist and invited contributions to leading outlets such as the Economics Observatory and The Conversation. I have contributed to reports released by government departments in the UK, the OECD and continue to engage with such organisations on an ad-hoc basis. 

Current research is in the areas of: 

-Wealth and social mobility in the UK

- The role of biomarkers in explaining socioeconomic outcomes

- Ageing and labour supply in the UK

-Living standards among ethnic minorities in the UK

For more details regarding my research including recent working papers, current projects and a recent copy of my curriculum vitae, please see my personal website (link below).


My research is also available at ResearchGate and IDEAS.

Teaching interests

I am responsible for teaching and leading undergraduate and postgraduate modules in addition to carrying out academic research and scholarly activities. 

- Advanced quantiative methods (MSc level) 

-Economics and Public Policy (MSc level)

- Social Policy Evaluation (BSc level, 3rd year) 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Doctor of Philosophy

External positions

Affiliate , ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research

2019 → …

Research Associate, University of Essex

9 Apr 2018 → …

Research Affiliate, Research Centre on Micro-Social Change, University of Essex

2018 → …

Fellow, Tilburg University

2016 → …


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