Sarah Cattan

Institute for Fiscal Studies, UK

I’m thrilled to contribute to IZA World of Labor, as it is likely to help disseminate policy-relevant research beyond academia and to support policymakers interested in designing policies based on sound economic principles and rigorous empirical evidence

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Senior Research Economist, Institute for Fiscal Studies, UK

Research interest

Human capital formation, labor markets, and inequality


PhD Economics, University of Chicago, 2012

Selected publications

  • “Identifying sibling influence on teenage substance use.” Journal of Human Resources (Forthcoming) (with J. Altonji and I. Ware).