Gundi Knies


Gundi is a quantitative researcher with a background in economics, sociology and social policy, working at the Institute for Social & Economic Research (ISER) at University of Essex. Gundi’s research interest lies in neighbourhood effects and subjective well-being, and she has a number of publications in this area. As a member of the design and implementation team of Understanding Society, Gundi is also involved in the development and delivery of training courses in data management and analysis.

Gundi’s involvement in the life transitions project centers around advising on managing data from the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) and Understanding Society (UKHLS) as well as linking in local context variables employed in the project. Gundi will also play a key role in developing training materials that will help researchers to analyse the bespoke dataset generated by the project.

Further information on Gundi’s current activities is available here.