Dr Sarah Cattan
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 an Associate Director in the Education and 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 research interests include the origins of inequality and the role of human capital played in driving inequalities within and across generations. In the recent past, she has conducted projects looking at the determinants of early childhood development, the impact of early childhood and education policies, and the gender wage gap.