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Mr Samuel Mann

Post Doctoral Research Assistant, Economics

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+44 (0) 1792

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Samuel is an applied labour economist with expertise in the areas of wellbeing, minorities, LGBT+ economics, and quantitative methodologies. Samuel has been published in journals such as Economic Letters and Work, Employment, and Society. Since completing his ESRC funded PhD at Swansea University (titled ‘Sexual Orientation and Wellbeing’) he has begun working as a WISERD affiliated Post-Doctoral Research Associate. Samuel is also a 2019-2020 Global Labour Organisation Virtual Young Scholar (advised by Nick Drydakis). 

Samuel's current research focuses on the economic and political behaviour of sexual and gender minorities. Samuel's current work includes the industrial segregation and earnings of sexual minorities, the casual effect of same-sex marriage legalisation on the political behaviour of sexual minorities in Europe, and the casual effect of transgender policy on the health and economic inequalities faced by transgender people in the US.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Labour Economics
  • Wellbeing
  • The Economics of Sexual Orientation
  • The Economics of Gender
  • Political Economy
  • Inequality

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Teaching Interests

Samuel has taught undergraduate introductory and intermediate micro- and macroeconomics.