Jenny Peters


Prior to starting her PhD studies in Economics, Jenny graduated with an MSc in Economics with distinction from the University of St Andrews, funded by the European Central Bank. Before that, she completed her undergraduate degree in Economics and Politics at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests lie mainly in the area of macro labour economics, focussing on gender differentials in the labour market.


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  • MSc Economics (The University of St Andrews)
  • Master of Arts (Social Sciences) in Economics and Politics (The University of Glasgow)
  • ECB Women in Economics Alumna
  • Carnegie Trust PhD Scholarship Holder

Responsibilities & affiliations

SGPE Affiliate

Undergraduate teaching

Applications of Econometrics (2021/2022)

Applications of Econometrics (2022/2023)

Essentials of Econometrics (2023/2024)

Research summary

  • Macro Labour Models
  • Applied Labour Economics
  • Gender Differentials in the Labour Market