128: Sarah Smith on the Economics of Charitable Giving and Gender Roles in Economics


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Sarah Smith is Professor of Economics and Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Bristol. Her research interests are in applied micro - specifically consumer behaviour and public economics.

Sarah has worked on pensions, saving and retirement and welfare policy and her main focus now is the economics of not-for-profit organisations.

Professor Smith has been working with a number of charity organisations to understand what motivates individuals to give and how donations respond to different economic and non-economic incentives.

Sarah is a research associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, where she started her career and at the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Sarah has also worked at HM Treasury, the Financial Services Authority and the London School of Economics.

Sarah received her PhD from University College, London and an MSc Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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