Kristinn HermannssonUniversity of Glasgow
Dr Kristinn Hermannsson is a senior lecturer in Educational Economics in the School of Education, University of Glasgow. He currently leads the Educational Leadership and Policy Research and Teaching Group. A graduate of the Universities of Strathclyde (PhD, MSc with distinction), Maastricht (MSc) and Reykjavik (BSc), his research analyses the economic and social impacts of higher and further education, with a particular focus on students and graduates as consumers and workers. He has published widely on a broad range of economic impacts of education using data from the UK, Europe and low-income countries. Kristinn’s research draws on a broad methodological toolkit from applied economics and regional science, including macro- and microdata analyses, Input-Output accounts and Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modelling. He currently leads an ERASMUS+ Key Action 2 innovation project on how higher education institutions can utilise regional labour market data to inform employability in programme development. He also leads a a research project funded by the Scottish Funding Council and the Global Challenges Research Fund examining the role of language skills in labour market outcomes in Ghana.