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About Dr Sabina Crowe

Sabina Crowe is a Assistant Professor in Economics at Northeastern University London where she teaches first-year courses in International Business, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Over the last eight years she has worked in international education and higher education in a variety of roles and contexts. Sabina has taught several Economics related courses at higher education institutions in France, China and the UK, including SOAS, UCL and Birkbeck, University of London.

Sabina received her master’s degree in Economic Analysis and Policy from University of Nantes, France in 2010 and her PhD in Economics from SOAS, University of London in 2020.

Prior to her appointment at Northeastern University London, Sabina spent several years in China. Receiver of two China Scholarship Council grants, she learnt Mandarin Chinese at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing and at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In addition to her language studies, she worked as an Economics and Mathematics instructor and teaching assistant at several local institutions and also conducted extensive fieldwork in the field of sustainable food consumption. Moreover, she is fluent in English and French and possesses intermediate Mandarin Chinese language skills.

PhD in Economics, SOAS, University of London (2020)
MA in Economic Analysis and Policy, University of Nantes (2010)


Dr Sabina Crowe's Research

Sabina does research in Food Economics, Consumer Economics, Behavioural Economics and Environmental Economics and her key research interests relate to drivers of food consumption choices, sustainable food systems and sustainable food consumption, as well as food policy evaluation. Her PhD dissertation on healthy, sustainable diets in China is interdisciplinary and represents a blend of quantitative and qualitative work, with the main focus being on assessing the potential effectiveness of the 2016 Chinese dietary guidelines and WHO guidelines as a policy tool in promoting healthy, environmentally friendly and affordable diets in China.

She has presented her work at several international conferences, for instance the 2019 Planetary Health Annual Meeting at Stanford or the 2018 Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) Conference at Oxford.

Dr Sabina Crowe's Teaching

Sabina is an experienced teacher and mentor having taught a variety of undergraduate and master’s level economics related courses to European, UK and international students, and having supervised master’s dissertations.

During her academic career she has acted either as an instructor, graduate teaching assistant or course convenor for the following courses:

– Mathematics for economists
– Statistics for economics
– Econometrics and Applied econometrics
– Principles of microeconomics
– Intermediate microeconomics
– Natural resource economics
– Economics of environmental policy
– Stata skills