Dr Sabine D'Costa

Dr Sabine D'Costa

I am a Senior Lecturer in Economics. My work is in economic geography, urban and regional economics.

Before joining the University of Westminster I worked at Queen Mary University and at the London School of Economics. I completed my PhD at the University of Michigan. 

I would like to encourage applications from potential PhD students in applied economics in my areas of research. 


HEC school of management (Paris, France) 1997

DEA in economics EHESS (Paris, France) 2001

PhD economics, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI USA) 2010 

My research interests are in economic geography, urban and regional economics. My recent research includes work on the urban wage premium in Great Britain, on the firm-level impacts of transportation investments and on the effect of nation-wide structural policies on the productivity growth of subnational regions. I am affiliated with the Centre for Globalisation Research at Queen Mary University.

  • Global Economic Policy Group

In brief

Supervision interests

Firm productivity, Foreign direct investment, Labour markets and wages, Urban economics and Spatial economic disparities