Professor Jo Swaffield
Professor, Head of Department

Profile

Biography

  • BSc(Bristol)
  • MSc(York)
  • PhD(Warwick)

Departmental roles

  • Head of Department

University roles

  • University Planning Committee
  • Honorary Associations Committee
  • Employability Strategy Group
  • TRAC Steering Group

External roles

  • Royal Economic Society (RES) CHUDE Steering Committee, Chair  (2019-2021)
  • Home Office Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), Member (2018-2021)

Research

Overview

Jo is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics & Related Studies, University of York and Head of Department (since September 2015).

Her main areas of research interest are labour economics and applied microeconometrics, focusing on the UK labour market on issues such as the gender wage gap, in-work poverty and low wages (including the minimum wage and the Living Wage). Jo's research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and the Low Pay Commission (LPC). 

Supervision

I am interested in supervising students in the areas of labour economics and applied microeconometrics.

Teaching

Undergraduate

Second Year

  • Econometrics 2 - core 2nd year u/g Econometrics module

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Professor Jo Swaffield
Department of Economics
Room: A/D/210

Tel: 01904 323679

jo.swaffield@york.ac.uk

Office & feedback hours during Autumn term time:

Week 1  Friday 4 October - 13:00-15:00

Week 2  Tuesday 8 October - 14:00-16:00 

Week 3  Tuesday 15 October - 14:00-16:00 

Week 4  Monday 21st October - 15:30-16:30

Week 5  Tuesday 29 October - 14:00-16:00 

Week 6  Tuesday 5 November - 14:00-16:00 

Week 7  Tuesday 12 November - 14:00-16:00 

Week 8  Tuesday 19 November - 14:00-16:00

Week 9  Tuesday 26 November - 14:00-16:00

Week 10 Tuesday 2 December - 14:00-16:00 

(Please note that you can make additional times to see me by appointment, please contact me on jo.swaffield@york.ac.uk)