Dr Sarah Cattan
Senior Research Economist
PhD Economics, University of Chicago, 2012
MA Economics, University of Chicago, 2007
BA Economics and Political Science (Magna Cum Laude), Columbia University, 2005
Sarah is a Senior Research Economist in the Skills sector. She joined the IFS in 2012 and currently holds a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship to study child development and household behaviour in developed and developing countries. Sarah's general research interests include human capital formation, labour markets and inequality. In the recent past, she has conducted research into the following specific areas: early childhood development; the impact of childcare policies on maternal labour supply; and the gender wage gap.