Katie joined the ESRI in May 2021 as a research assistant in the Social Research Division. She graduated with an MSc in Economics from Tilburg University (Netherlands) with a focus on public policy. She obtained her BA in Economics from Trinity College Dublin. Her thesis focused on Mexico-US migration and in particular looked at how education level determined a person’s choice to migrate from Mexico to the US.
She has previously worked as a research assistant during her undergraduate studies in Trinity College Dublin. Her current area of research is focused on inequalities in health outcomes.