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Dr Wendy Olsen

Senior Lecturer In Socio-Economic Research

One of the University's growing number of Sustainability Enthusiasts. Find out more about the initiativeĀ here.

Wendy Olsen's research focus is how social aspects of labour relationships affect economic outcomes. She has conducted country case research on and in India, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Tanzania, Bangladesh and the UK. Her PhD students also did research in Ecuador, Nigeria, Vietnam, Brazil, Benin, India, UK, Germany, and Bangladesh. She welcomes applications for PhD research on: gender and labouring; attitudes to work; panel data analysis of any topic such as poverty, education outcomes, labour-force participation or hours of (paid) work; and part-time work.

Division: 
Research
Sustainability enthusiast?: 
Yes
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Economy
Education
Engagement