Supervisor: Professor Mary O’Mahony, Professor Pierre-Louis Vezina
Research Group: Economics
Project Title: Comparative Assessment of education quality in the UK over time
Year of Entry: 2017, full-time
Chiamaka have a bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics, and for the last three years before starting the PhD, she worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on food insecurity and other issues related to economic development.
She received funding from the UK Office of National Statistics for my PhD. Her research topic is focused on measurement of education services; with a focus on improving the measurement of education quality. In particular, Chiamaka pays attention to the growing role of cognitive skills as a measure of the quality of education.
While working on her PhD, she has had various teaching opportunities in statistics, research methods, and microeconomics.