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Shqiponja TELHAJ
Associate -  Education and Skills
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Room: 32L 2.02 A
Tel: 020 7955 3516
Email: s.telhaj@lse.ac.uk
University of Sussex
Tel: (01273) 873359
Email: S.Telhaj@sussex.ac.uk
Expertise: Economics of Education, Labour Markets, Applied Microeconomics
Biography:
Shqiponja Telhaj is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Sussex and a Research Associate at the CEP, London School of Economics. Shqiponja's main research interests are in the areas of the Economics of Education and Labour Markets. She is currently working on projects on teacher turnover, incentives and student attainment.

Selected Publications:
  • Does degree class matter? Graduate earnings and student achievement in UK universities, Oxford Economic Papers (2016), doi: 10.1093/oep/gpv070, (with Robin Naylor and Jeremy Smith)
  • Peer Effects and Pupil Attainment: Evidence from Secondary School Transition, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (2015), DOI: 10.1111/obes.12095, (with Steve Gibbons)
  • Non-Native Speakers Of English In The Classroom: What Are The Effects On Pupil Performance? The Economic Journal, (2013), 123 (570): 281- 307. (with Sandra McNally and Charlotte Geay)

Education:
  • PhD in Economics
  • MA in Economics (Distinction)
  • BSc in Economics (1st Class Hons)
Awards:
  • ESRC Research Grant: “Privatization and productivity growth”, (2014-2017) (joint with with Chari Amalavoyal and Alan Winters)
Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:
  • Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics - Associate