Carmen Hoya is a Researcher at Learning and Work Institute. She holds a Masters in Public Administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science and she graduated in Economics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Before joining Inclusion, Carmen was working at the Spanish Economics think tank FEDEA, where she published a policy paper with Dr. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz on gender discrimination in the Spanish and EU labour markets.
Since joining Inclusion in 2014, Carmen has assisted with the collation, analysis and presentation of statistics on the labour market, skills and welfare to work in support of Inclusion's research and policy work. Some examples of the projects Carmen has been working on at Inclusion include the quantitative assessment of the Bradford Employment Opportunities Fund, an Intermediate Labour Market aimed at tackling unemployment in the Bradford area for Bradford District Council, and the assessment of the Wales Skills Conditionality programme, an evaluation commissioned by the Welsh Government to assess the impact of sanctioning, among others.