Policy fellow

Policy fellow: Dr Jens Kandt

Jen’s fellowship with the Department for Transport (DfT) is on connectivity and levelling up.

Strategic area

Creating opportunities improving outcomes

Government host department


Fellowship focus

The aim of the fellowship is to identify and process secondary datasets that can help evaluate the social and economic impacts of major transport investments.

Set in the context of the ‘levelling up’ agenda, a key question is under which conditions transport investments contribute to the attenuation or exacerbation of social and geographical disparities. The analytical focus will be on displacement of people and jobs, wellbeing impacts and governance arrangements that have accompanied transport investments over the last 20 years.

The project will inform the use of longitudinal micro-level data and spatial analysis in evaluation of transport investments and substantively feed into discussions about project appraisal.


University College London


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Date fellowship awarded


Last updated: 27 July 2023

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