Sarah Cattan
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too h Cattan Sarah Cattan is Senior Research Economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London, UK. She earned her PhD at the University of Chicago in 2012.

She is an applied microeconomic with a strong interest in labor economics and its intersection with development, health and family economics. Her current research focuses on the formation of human capital from birth through adolescence, the determinants of parental investments in their children, and the impact of early childhood education and childcare policies on children and their families.

She joined IZA as a research affiliate in March 2016.

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IZA World of Labor article: Can universal preschool increase the labor supply of mothers?
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10995  Sarah Cattan
Daniel A. Kamh÷fer
Martin Karlsson
Therese Nilsson
The Short- and Long-Term Effects of Student Absence: Evidence from Sweden
10415  Mike Brewer
Sarah Cattan
Claire Crawford
Birgitta Rabe
Free Childcare and Parents' Labour Supply: Is More Better?
8856  Orazio Attanasio
Sarah Cattan
Emla Fitzsimons
Costas Meghir
Marta Rubio-Codina
Estimating the Production Function for Human Capital: Results from a Randomized Control Trial in Colombia