Andrea Barry

Dr. Andrea Barry

Senior Analyst

Dr. Andrea Barry is a Senior Analyst, leading analysis for JRF’s work outcome group.

She plays a key role in providing and disseminating evidence and analytical work related to JRF’s outcomes. Specifically, she’s involved in providing analysis and evidence for JRF to help more people find a route out poverty through work.

Her research interests include:

  • Effects of globalisation on work and well-being in the UK.
  • Regional imbalances related to productivity and growth in the UK.
  • Relieving transport poverty, and understanding it’s effects on types of jobs available to those in poverty.

Before this, Andrea was an Economist at Transport for the North, and completed her postdoctoral research with the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester. She has finished an MSc in Economic and Social Policy Analysis and a PhD in Economics at the University of York. Her doctoral thesis, titled 'Essays of the effects of Mexico’s trade liberalisation policies, 1962-2011', analysed the distributional effects of trade liberalisation and other globalisation policies on Mexico’s development and income inequality. She is always keen to discuss development and poverty subjects and aspects in the UK, as well as developing countries.


Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @AndreaPhD

Tel: 01904 615986