Lucy Ward

Department of Economics

PhD student

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Lucy Ward
Department of Economics
9 Mappin Street
S1 4DT

I graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2020 with a BA in Economics with Employment Expereince and then went on to obtain a MSc in Economics and Public Policy in 2021 from the University of York. I then returned to the University of Sheffield to begin by PhD where my research explores the relationship between instructional time and student achievement. I also serve as a teaching assistant in ECN119 Mathematical Methods for Economics 2 and ECN201 Intermediate Microeconomics.  

Research interests

PhD title: The causal impact of family income on children’s educational outcomes.

I am interested in the following research area(s):

  • Economics of Education.
Research group


Professor Steven McIntosh

Dr Bert Van Landeghem