Dr Andrew Bryce
BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD.
Department of Economics
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Department of Economics
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Andrew is a Research Associate currently working on a three year project entitled "Unpacking the Disability Employment Gap" funded by the Nuffield Foundation. More information about this project can also be found on our departmental website. Between 2020 and 2022, he was a University Teacher in the Department of Economics, lecturing on the Economic Analysis of Inequality and Poverty (ECN358) and Economic Decision Making (ECN222), and between 2018 and 2021, he was funded by the Health Foundation to undertake research on health and work. He also developed an online cost-effectiveness tool to help evaluators measure the well-being impact of workplace interventions, in association with the What Works Centre for Well-being.
Andrew completed his PhD at the University of Sheffield on the topic of Work and Well-being, including chapters on the impact of weekend working on well-being, the relationship between job type and eudaimonic well-being and the effects of one’s partner’s employment status on well-being. Before coming to Sheffield, Andrew worked as an economist in the public and private sectors. He worked in a number of central government departments, including the Department for Work and Pensions, the Department for Education and Skills and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and in local government (Sheffield City Council) and between 2009 and 2015, Andrew was employed as a Senior Research Manager at the policy and research consultancy Ecorys.
- BSc (Hons) Economics, 1997-2001, University of Surrey
- MSc Economics and Development Economics, 2004-2005, University of Nottingham
- PhD (Economics), 2015-2018, University of Sheffield
- Research interests
- Labour economics
- Health economics
- Well-being and happiness
- Employment related COVID-19 exposure risk among disabled people in the UK. SSM - Population Health, 16. View this article in WRRO
- The effect of mental and physical health problems on sickness absence. European Journal of Health Economics. View this article in WRRO
- Weekend working in 21st century Britain: Does it matter for the well-being of workers?. Manchester School, 89(6), 541-568. View this article in WRRO
- Dysfunctional presenteeism: Effects of physical and mental health on work performance. The Manchester school of economic and social studies.
- Workplace Well-Being Initiatives, Handbook on Management and Employment Practices (pp. 749-766). Springer International Publishing
- View this article in WRRO Presenteeism in the UK: Effects of physical and mental health on worker productivity. The Sheffield Economic Research Paper Series (SERPS), 2020005.
- Finding meaning through work: Eudaimonic well-being and job type in the US and UK.
- Weekend working in 21st century Britain: Does it matter for the well‐being of workers?. The Manchester School. View this article in WRRO
- 2018-2021 - "Health and Work" funded by the Health Foundation.
- 2021-2024 - "Unpacking the Disability Employment Gap" funded by the Nuffield Foundation.