Dr Emma Gorman

Dr Emma Gorman

Emma is a Principal Research Fellow in the School of Organisations, Economy and Society, and a member of the Centre for Employment Research. 

As an applied economist, Emma works on topics in education, health and labour economics. Her current research focuses on education, social mobility, and the economic and social determinants of population health disparities. Emma's research involves analysing large survey datasets, often linked with administrative records. 

Prior to joining the University of Westminster, she held posts at the New Zealand Treasury, University of Glasgow, and Lancaster University where she completed her PhD in Economics. Emma is affiliated with the IZA, Institute of Labor Economics network and the Global Labor Organization (GLO). 

Grant-funded research

  •  Children of the 1990s - extending understanding of social mobility in England and Wales (PI, with Franz Buscha, Patrick Sturgis & Min Zhang, funder: ESRC)
  • Analysis of post-16 education pathways that entrench social segregation (co-I, with Peter Urwin and Dave Thompson, funder: Nuffield Foundation)

  • Centre for Employment Research