Research Assistant (Education)
Zoe joined Young Lives in July 2010 to work as a Research Assistant in the Education Team. She holds an MPhil Development Studies from Oxford University, and a BA from the London School of Economics. At Young Lives, Zoe works on the design and development of the school surveys, and conducts research and analysis to support a variety of education-related outputs.
Research interests: educational access and inequality; measurement of learning outcomes; privatisation of schooling; mixed methods approaches
Rolleston, C & James, Z (2012) ‘The Role of Schooling in Skill Development: evidence from Young Lives in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam.’ Background paper prepared for the UNESCO Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2012
Woodhead, M., Frost, M. & James, Z (2013) ‘Does growth in private schooling contribute to Education for All? Evidence from a longitudinal, two cohort study in Andhra Pradesh, India,’ International Journal of Educational Development 33(1), pp. 65-73