Jennifer Roberts is Professor of Economics at the University of Sheffield, UK. She is an applied economist, specialising in health, work and wellbeing. Her research is published in journals such as Health Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society - A and Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. Jenny has also carried out research and consultancy work for many UK public sector clients including the Treasury, the Department of Health and the National Lottery, as well for a number of private sector companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and IMS Health.
Her current research includes leading a project for the Health Foundation on the relationship between health and work, and also collaborating on an ESRC funded project exploring the relationship between commuting behaviour and health and wellbeing.