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Dr Filipa Sà
Dr Filipa Sà is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Economics at King's Business School.

Dr Filipa Sà

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Senior Lecturer in Applied Economics

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  • Economics

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Filipa Sà is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Economics at King’s Business School. She joined King’s in 2013, having worked as a Teaching Fellow at Trinity College Cambridge for over four years. Filipa completed an MSc in Economics at the LSE in 2002 and a PhD at MIT in 2008. Her first job after the PhD was as an economist at the Bank of England, where she worked for two and a half years, during the global financial crisis.

Filipa teaches on the Economics and Management BSc in the Business School and the Economics BSc, in the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy. Her research has been published in the Economic Journal, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, among others.

Her current research areas are the following:

  • Capital flows and their effect on house prices
  • Immigration and productivity
  • Covid-19 and its heterogenous effect on different socio-economic groups
  • The collateral damage of Covid-19, in terms of treatment delays for other conditions and excess mortality

Filipa's research on capital flows and house prices has had significant policy impact and informed the decision by the UK government to impose a stamp duty surcharge on foreign buyers of UK property from April 2021. She is a research affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the Centre for Macroeconomics, IZA – Institute of Labor Economics, the Centre for Urban and Real Estate Management (CUREM) at the University of Zurich and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Globalization & Monetary Policy Institute.

Filipa's Research Excellence Framework 2021 impact case study was called Influencing Housing Policy: Addressing the Effects of Foreign Investment on UK House Prices and Home OwnershipRead the impact feature on this case study here.

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