Amy joined the SMF research team in April 2020. Prior to joining, Amy worked at an education charity advising on the delivery of the free schools policy and challenges across the academies sector.Amy holds a MSc in International and Social Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BSc Hons in Sociology and Anthropology from Oxford Brookes University, where she conducted social research on wellbeing econometrics, school choice and economic migrants.
London coronavirus economy tracker – November 2020
Key findings: The latest claimant count data show unemployment continuing to rise in London. Between August and October, the claimant count increased by 1.2% in the capital, compared with a...
|Published:||18 November 2020|
|Author(s):||Amy Norman, Scott Corfe|
(Adult) education, education, education
This report explores the role that adult education does and could play in improving the labour market outcomes of low-income households. It draws on desk research, quantitative analysis and in-depth interviews with both participants and non-participants in adult education from low-income households, and provides a series of policy considerations
|Published:||12 November 2020|
|Author(s):||Aveek Bhattacharya, Scott Corfe, Amy Norman|
Boiler alert: addressing the challenges and trade-offs from the decarbonisation of home heat
Informed by a recent expert roundtable and polling evidence commissioned for the SMF, the report highlights a lack of public understanding of Net Zero and the need to transition homes away from natural gas boilers.
|Published:||02 November 2020|
|Author(s):||Richard Hyde, Amy Norman|