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Occasional Research Assistant - Labour Markets
Email: j.r.blundell@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.03 L  

Expertise: Labour Economics, Applied Econometrics, Public Economics, Technological change


I am currently a graduate student at Nuffield College, Oxford, having started my PhD in Economics at Stanford University. My research is focused on labour markets, technology and inequality. I am a contributor to the CORE project, an open-access, interactive course for anyone interested in learning about the economy and economics. I'm also keen on data visualisation.

Current Areas of Research:

The way in which the valuations of different skills in the labour market are affected by technological change

The production technology with which different skills and parental investments interact throughout childhood to determine cognitive ability and health status

Explaining the growth and excellence of cities in recent decades by investigating sorting patterns


  • MPhil Economics, Balliol College, Oxford, Distinction
  • BSc (Hons) Economics, University College London, First Class Honours