Grace Lordan

Research Fellow

London School of Economics

Program areas

Dr Grace Lordan is an associate professor at the LSE whose research broadly considers why a person’s gender and ethnicity predicts their health and labor market outcomes significantly. In essence she is interested in disentangling discrimination as a cause from other factors.

Grace is an economist by background with a particular expertise in the fields of applied econometrics, health economics, discrimination and gender. For full details of Grace’s research and publications go to

Grace joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2016.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 11297

We study the effect of minimum wage increases on employment in automatable jobs – jobs in which employers may find it easier to substitute machines for people – focusing on low-skilled workers for whom such substitution may be spurred by minimum wage increases. Based on CPS data from 1980–2015, we...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10129

Occupational segregation and pay gaps by gender remain large while many of the constraints traditionally believed to be responsible for these gaps have weakened over time. Here, we explore the possibility that women and men have different tastes for the content of the work they do. We run regressions of...