Presenters

On job market

Jinglin Wen

University of Glasgow

Jinglin is a PhD candidate in Economics at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow. He works on applied economics and on the interaction of economics and law, focusing mainly on crime and gender. Jinglin is also conducting RCTs to analyse the effect of role modelling interventions on psychological outcomes of students in the UK and India.

Tobias Wendler

University Of Bremen

I work on topics at the intersect of innovation, environmental and institutional economics. Particularly, I am interested in exploring how technological and societal factors influence the pursuit of sustainable economic development.

Evan Wigton-Jones

Husson University

I am an Assistant Professor at Husson University (in the State of Maine). My research interests include Economic History and Development Economics

Tanya Wilson

University of Glasgow

Tanya’s main research area is Family Economics, where she has investigated topics such as the impact of local labour market conditions on the incidence of domestic violence and the influence of education on the propensity for early motherhood, juvenile crime and marital sorting.

Tanya is the treasurer of the Scottish Economic Society, and sits on the conference organisation committee

Justine Wood

Loughborough University

Justine is a Lecturer in Business Economics at Loughborough University. She obtained her PhD from Fordham University in New York City and has a background in Monetary, International, and Financial Economics.

Gill Wyness

Ucl Institute Of Education

Dr Gill Wyness is an Associate Professor of Economics within the Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities at the UCL Institute of Education. She is also a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. She is an applied economist and she specialises in quantitative methods. Her main research area is the economics of tertiary education, and she is particularly interested in inequalities in university participation and attainment, and the drivers of it – including higher education finance, information advice and guidance, and school factors.

Ongoing research is focused on student mismatch in further and higher education, understanding the extent to which students attend courses that are more or less selective than might be expected, given their academic attainment. This project looks at both the drivers of mismatch, and the labour market consequences of mismatch.