University of Reading cookie policy

We use cookies on reading.ac.uk to improve your experience, monitor site performance and tailor content to you

Read our cookie policy to find out how to manage your cookie settings

Sarah Jewell

Unknown
  • Undergraduate Admissions Tutor
  • Module convenor for Economics of Labour, Applied Microeconometrics and Microeconometrics 2

Areas of interest

Labour Economics: Human Capital, The Graduate Labour Market, Gender and the labour market; Economics of Sport: Economics of Cricket

Postgraduate supervision

I am happy to supervise topics in applied microeconomics and applied labour economics. In particular I am interested in supervising topics related to the graduate labour market, human capital, gender and the labour market, and the economics of cricket.

Background

I have been at the University of Reading since 2005, first as a PhD student, then as a lecturer and I was promoted to Associate Professor in 2017. I am an applied labour economist and microeconomist. My main research area focuses on the graduate labour market, with particular interests in: creative graduates; the role of preferences and beliefs in labour market decisions of graduates. I am also interested in gender and the labour market, and the economics of sport: with a particular focus on economics insights using cricket data. My PhD research focused on Human Capital acquisition in higher education. Before my PhD I spent two years as a research assistant at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) at the University of Bristol, working on executive pay and firm performance.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD (Economics), University of Reading
  • Msc, Bsc (Economics), Royal Holloway, University of London

Awards and honours

Websites/blogs

Personal Website

Publications