Saandra Nandakumar is a pre-doctoral research assistant for Professor Stephen Machin and Dr Matteo Sandi. She holds a Master's in Economics and a Bachelor's in Computer Science from BITS Pilani, India. She is currently working on a project on the impact of permanent school exclusion on youth crime in England.
Current areas of research include:
- Economics of education: Alternative Provision
- Economics of crime: Permanent exclusion and youth violence in England