Alessandro Sasso

BSc (Hons), MA Turin, MSc Sheffield, PhD Sheffield

Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health

Honorary Research Associate

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Alessandro Sasso
Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health

I joined ScHARR (HEDS) as a Research Associate (Health Econometrician) in October 2018, after undertaking a four-year PhD program in Economics at the University of Sheffield.

Prior to this I obtained a BSc degree in Economics in 2009, a Master’s degree in Economics in 2011 from the University of Turin, and I worked in the private sector for three years.

Research interests

My primary research interests are in the area of applied microeconomics, with a particular focus on the fields of health and labour economics:

  • Microeconometrics
  • Health Economics
  • Labour economics

Current projects

  • Investigating population trends in alcohol consumption in Britain
  • Examining the determinants of reservation wages among unemployed individuals in Italy

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  • Stevely A, Sasso A, Alava MH & Holmes J (2021) Changes in alcohol consumption in Scotland during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic: Descriptive analysis of repeat cross-sectional survey data View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download