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Labour, Education and Health Economics

Our group research the minimum wage, wage discrimination, health behaviours, education and migration.

Our research group

Our research group forms part of the Department of Economics.


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The national minimum wage

Dr Kerry Papps speaking with a series of numbers in the background

Find out all you need to know about he national minimum wage in this 2 minute video from Dr Kerry Papps from our Department of Economics.

About us

Our research group focuses on understanding how labour markets work and perform, and their impact on the wellbeing of individuals and families. As well as wage discrimination, low paid and minimum wage, we are also interested in the economics of education, health and crime.

Our members have been involved in a number of large scale international research projects, and have presented our findings at leading conferences such as The Royal Economics Society and The European Economic Association.

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