Sophie joined the department as a DPhil student in October this year. Her background is in Health Economics and Public Health. Her research will be focused on the effect of income and other socio-economic and epidemiological factors on child respiratory health in the United Kingdom. She will be using the five waves of the Millennium Cohort Study as her data source and implementing panel data methods in her analyses. She will be supervised by Mara Violato and Maria Quigley.