Selma Walther

Associate Principal

Selma applies microeconomic tools to examine labour and family economics in developing countries.

Selma Walther is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex. She is an applied microeconomist with a PhD from the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on questions in labour economics, development economics, and finance, and she has extensive experience working with data and models. Her recent research explores questions such as how household portfolio allocations of wealth respond to changes in labour market opportunities in the context of a recession, and how the trade-off between career and family for women is shaped by improvements in child survival.

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