Heather Dickey

    Heather Dickey

    Senior Lecturer

    Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 4466

    For media contact email comms.office@qub.ac.uk
    or call +44(0)2890 973091.

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    Research Interests

    Labour economics, Regional Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Migration, Inequality

    Research Statement

    Heather Dickey is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen's University Belfast, having previously worked at the University of Aberdeen. Her research interests lie at the intersection of labour and regional economics. 

    Heather is also a Fellow of the Global Labor Organization, which is a leading global research and policy network on labor, demographics and human resources.

    Willingness to take PhD students


    PhD projects

    Applied research in labour economics and regional economics; particularly in the areas of inequality, labour mobility, and policy evaluation.

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    Frequent Journals

    • Journal of Regional Science

      ISSNs: 0022-4146

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1467-9787


      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.75 SJR 1.431 SNIP 2.128


    • Environment and Planning A

      ISSNs: 0308-518X

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1472-3409

      Pion Ltd.

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.88 SJR 1.552 SNIP 1.232


    • Journal of Rural Studies

      ISSNs: 0743-0167

      Elsevier Limited

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 3.73 SJR 1.415 SNIP 1.621


    • Social Science & Medicine

      ISSNs: 0277-9536

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1873-5347

      Elsevier Limited

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 3.71 SJR 2.031 SNIP 1.755


    • Agricultural Economics

      ISSNs: 0169-5150

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1574-0862


      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.72 SJR 1.815 SNIP 1.687


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