Natalie  Quinn

Natalie Quinn Researchers

Senior Research Officer (OPHI)

Natalie is a Senior Research Officer for the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). She has a DPhil and MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and a BA in Natural Sciences (Theoretical Physics) from the University of Cambridge.

Natalie concurrently holds the position of Domus Fellow and Tutor in Economics at Lady Margaret Hall, one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, where she teaches and directs studies in Economics. Before joining OPHI, Natalie was Career Development Fellow in Economics at St John’s College and the Department of Economics. Earlier, she spent two years as Economic Advisor to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation in Sierra Leone (an ODI Fellowship).

Current research interests include axiomatic foundations for multidimensional poverty measurement and eliciting people’s values over multiple dimensions of poverty to inform the construction of multidimensional poverty measures.  Natalie is also interested evaluating the impact of development interventions on poverty and inequality.  Earlier research focussed on the measurement of poverty over time.

Quinn, N.N. (2017). Chronic Poverty and Poverty Dynamics: Resolving a Paradox in the Normative Basis for Intertemporal Poverty Measures.  Research on Economic Inequality (forthcoming).

Porter, C. and Quinn, N.N. (2013). Measuring Intertemporal Poverty: Policy Options for the Poverty Analyst.  In G. Betti and A. Lemmi (eds), Poverty and Social Exclusion: New Methods of Analysis (Routledge).