Tahnee Ooms

Doctoral Student

Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford



Tahnee is a doctoral student (DPhil) on the EEG programme supervised by prof. Brian Nolan. Her research is made possible by the Resolution Foundation, INET and the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford. She holds an MSc in Spatial, Transport and Environmental Economics (STREEM) from VU University in Amsterdam.

She worked as economist at the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis at the Department for Labour and Education. During her studies she worked at the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Collaborating on the Growing inequalities' impacts (Gini project) EU 7th Framework Programme, researching the topics of income and wealth inequality for the Netherlands and international comparison. Additionally, she worked at the department of Development Economics at VU University.  

Research interests: income and wealth inequality, functional distribution of income, economic growth, development economics, regional economics, income from a micro (household) and macro (national accounts) perspective and alternative measures of well-being.