Sarah Cattan
Sarah Cattan
Senior Research Economist

Sarah joined the IFS in September 2012 and works as a Senior Research Economist in the Skills Sector.

Her research interests are in the Economics of Labor Markets and Human Capital. She has worked on the role of psychological traits in explaining the gender wage gap, and the influence of siblings on teenage substance use. She is currently involved in various projects relating to the economic benefits of education, the impact of early skills on later outcomes, and the evaluation of early childhood programmes.


Estimating the production function for human capital: results from a randomized controlled trial in Colombia

| IFS Working Papers

The authors examine the channels through which a randomized early childhood intervention in Colombia led to significant gains in cognitive and socio-emotional skills among a sample of disadvantaged children.

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