About Sabina Crowe

Sabina Crowe is a Lecturer in Economics at New College of the Humanities where she teaches
first-year courses in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, as well as Statistics. 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

Sabina received her master’s degree in Economic Analysis and Policy from University of Nantes,
France in 2010 and is currently awaiting her viva voce to complete her PhD in Economics at
SOAS, University of London.

Prior to her appointment at NCH, 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 (pending, expected end of 2020)
MA in Economic Analysis and Policy, University of Nantes (2010)


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.

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