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Rachel Slaymaker

PhD Student, School of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Rachel is a PhD candidate in the School of Economics. Her interests lie in the areas of International Migration, Applied Microeconometrics, International Trade and Labour Economics. She holds an MSc in Economics and International Economics from the University of Nottingham and a BSc in Money, Banking and Finance with Italian Studies from the University of Birmingham.

Teaching Summary

Rachel is a Graduate Teaching Fellow in the School of Economics, University of Nottingham for 2016/17. Previously she worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant.

2016/17

  • Economics Dissertation (UG Level 3)

  • International Trade Policy (UG Level 3)

  • Advanced International Trade Theory (UG Level 3)

2015/16

  • International Trade Policy (UG Level 3)
  • Current Economic Issues (UG Level 1)

2014/15

  • Introduction to Microeconomics (UG Level 1)
  • Current Economic Issues (UG Level 1)

Research Summary

Rachel's research focuses on the impact of international migration on various aspects of the economy. More specifically, her thesis includes work on the link between migration and trade flows,… read more

Current Research

Rachel's research focuses on the impact of international migration on various aspects of the economy. More specifically, her thesis includes work on the link between migration and trade flows, immigration in a local area and the success of political parties with an anti-immigration stance, and the socio-economic determinants of violence towards refugees.

PhD Supervisors:

Professor Richard Upward

Professor Giovanni Facchini

Research Group:

Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP)

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