Assistant Professor at CUNEF & Associate in the Education and Skills Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE)
Claudia Hupkau is Assistant Professor in Economics at CUNEF, Madrid, and Associate in the Education and Skills Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance (London School of Economics - LSE). Before joining CUNEF as an assistant professor, she was research coordinator of the Centre for Vocational Education Research (CVER), and worked as a research economist at the Centre for Economic Performance at the LSE.
Her research focuses on the economics of education, understanding the determinants of successful school and college outcomes of disadvantaged students. She also works on the effect of children on women's labor market trajectories to better understand the continuing gender gap in wages and occupations. During her doctoral studies, Claudia worked at the London-based think tank Social Market Foundation, where she was doing research on inequality, education and poverty.