Sam Sims

Associate | Centre for London

Sam is an applied economist with a particular interest in education. He is a Research Fellow at Education Datalab, where he is researching ways to improve the supply of high-quality teachers, and a Research Associate at the Administrative Data Research Centre England, where he is working on an interdisciplinary project assessing how air pollution affects cognitive development in children. Sam is currently completing a PhD on the teacher labour market at UCL and writing a book about teacher careers with Dr. Rebecca Allen. He previously spent three years working as a Research Manager at Centre for London, where he wrote about inequality, infrastructure and education in the capital.