PhD Student
Swansea University

Samuel is investigating the socio-economic relationship between measures of civil society and social cohesion on subjective measures of individual wellbeing. He has so far explored the effects that different employment contracts have on well-being, as well as the adaptation and anticipation that individuals experience for various different life events. He is currently looking into the effect that religion has on subjective well-being, with a specific focus on civil engagement.


Wellbeing, Deprivation & Social Cohesion
Overview This project will utilise a range of econometric techniques to investigate the nature of the relationship between the domains of individual subjective wellbeing, individual and household characteristics, work/life circumstances, and a range of indicators related to
Research Team:
David Blackaby (Swansea University), Melanie Jones (Cardiff University), Samuel Brown (Swansea University)