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University of Cambridge
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    Dr Sara Horrell

    01223 762204
    Murray Edwards College
    Cambridge
    CB3 0DF

    Fellow in Economics; Finance Tutor

    Degrees and honours

    PhD University of Cambridge

    Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

    Editor, Economic History Review

    Biography

    I started at Murray Edwards (New Hall) as a Research Fellow in 1989, was appointed as a lecturer in the Faculty of Economics in 1992 and so became an official Fellow in Economics. For many years I was the Director of Studies in Economics for the college and also Rooms Tutor and Tutor. Currently I supervise economic history for the first year economists but my main role is as Finance Tutor for undergraduates, this involves helping and advising those students facing financial difficulties and complications.

    Selected Publications

    S. Horrell, J. Humphries and K. Sneath (2015) ‘Consumption Conundrums Unravelled’ Economic History Review, vol. 68, pp.830-57

    Podcast: http://podacademy.org/podcasts/fashion-the-industrial-revolution

    S. Horrell and D. Oxley (2016) ‘Gender bias in nineteenth-century England: evidence from factory children’, Economics and Human Biology, vol 22, pp.47-64