Dr. Catherine Robinson
Kate is an applied economist working with microdata on issues relating to productivity and performance. Kate has previously worked at Swansea University, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London and Portsmouth University. She has published in leading journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Review of Industrial Organization, Labour Economics and the Journal of Agricultural Economics. Kate has led on a number of externally funded projects with NESTA, the Welsh Government and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills and has co-authored many reports for a wide range of government departments. Kate is primarily an applied economist focussed mainly on firm level performance and factors which influence it.