Do young men and young women make different financial decisions?
My work sets out to study this question using UK longitudinal datasets with the aim to understand whether differences exist, whether these differences persist throughout an individual's life, and whether these differences shapes individual's environment and life choices. This topic is complementary to the existing work on financialisation (i.e., the growing influence of financial institution's impact household's day-to-day consumption) and addresses the shortcoming in gender economic's literature of focusing on income-seeking behavior.
Cutting across the disciplines of finance, gender studies and economics and at home in human geography, this research is supported by two funding sources: University of Bristol scholarship and the University of Bristol PGTA scheme. I am co-supervised by the Personal Finance Research Centre (Ms Sara Davies, Professor Sharon Collard) and the Quantitative Spatial Science group (Professor David Manley, Professor Rich Harris).
Prior to attending the University of Bristol, I completed an MSc in Political Economy of Development at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS, University of London) and a BA in Economics at McGill University (Montreal, Canada).
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