Laura Harvey

Laura Harvey


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Academic Background

Laura joined the School of Economics in 2018, her area of study is applied econometrics, with an emphasis on inequality and econometric methods. Her research agenda involves taking innovative empirical approaches to better understand the structure of income inequality. In particular, she is interested in inter-generational and social mobility, effects of demographic changes, and the interrelationships between poverty, inequality and economic growth.

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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 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities