Laura Kirchner Sala
Laura joined IES in June 2014. She is an applied economist specialising in economic development and policy evaluation. She has a strong background in econometric methods for policy evaluation and is experienced in analysing complex survey data. Prior to joining IES, she completed a 3-months research internship at FocusEconomics , a leading provider of economic analysis, in Barcelona.
Her research at IES focuses on the evaluation of labour market programmes at national and international level. Current projects include the evaluation of youth transitions in the UK and the STYLE project (Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe).