2nd Annual Southern PhD Economics Conference
CALL FOR PAPERS
Prof. Almudena Sevilla
Almudena Sevilla is a Professor in Economics and Public Policy at UCL, Co-Director of the UCL Centre of Time Use Research, and is currently the Chair of the Royal Economic Society Women's Committee. She has also held positions at Queen Mary University, University of Oxford, University of Essex Institute for Social and Economic Research, and the Congressional Budget Office in Washington DC. Almudena is an applied micro economist whose research focuses on the areas of gender, child development, and human capital. She teaches courses in these areas at the Graduate and Undergraduate Level.
Prof. Stephen Jenkins
Stephen Jenkins is Professor of Economic and Social Policy. He is a quantitative generalist with most of his research about income inequality and poverty, and also mobility. His work addresses topics such as the rise in top incomes and their contribution to recent increases in inequality, how to measure poverty persistence and assess which factors trigger exits from a poverty spell. He also researches related topics such as labour market participation and the tax and benefit system. He has interests in quantitative research methods including statistical graphics, and the use of survey and administrative record data. He coordinates the Global Inequalities Observatory in LSE’s International Inequalities Institute.