Caroline Bentham

Caroline Bentham


Caroline is a PhD Economics candidate funded by a Stell scholarship for research in social and political sciences. She previously spent several years working in economic policy, including roles at the Bank of England, Ernst and Young Financial Services Advisory, and ending as an Assistant Director at the Department for Business (BEIS), before returning to academia. See her full profile on LinkedIn. Caroline also supports the Economics divison as a freelance Research Associate.

Research interests

Caroline’s PhD project brings together economic and sociological views on macroeconomic policy. She is also part of the Bauman Institute for Critical Sociology

Her wider interests include feminist economics, socioeconomic inequalities, economics communication and the interface between academia and policy makers.


  • MA Social and Public Policy, University of Leeds 2018-19, Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Financial Economics and Policy, SOAS University of London, 2016-18
  • MPhil Theoretical Linguistics, University of Cambridge, Jesus College Scholarship, 2012-13
  • BA (Hons) Linguistics, University of Leeds, 2009-2012.