Ceren Ozgen is an associate professor at the Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, UK, and the director of Big Data and Economics Research Network (BVRN). She holds a PhD in Spatial Economics from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She is a former recipient of Marie-Sklodowska Curie Individual Grant of the European Commission for Skills, Technology and Urbanisation project. Her research focuses on labour and urban economics. She is an IZA Research Fellow and Tinbergen Institute Alumni.