Charles Rahal

Postdoctoral Researcher in Quantitative Sociology

Charles is a social science methodologist with a background in high-dimensional econometrics, having completed his PhD in 2016. He currently holds a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship entitled 'The Social Data Science of Healthcare Supply' which develops data driven tools for analysing healthcare procurement processes. Other current research interests include applied econometrics (predominantly spatial and time series), real estate economics, social mobility and natural language processing. He is currently working on a data-driven ethnography of genome wide research.

Recent work includes:

Rahal, C. (2018), ‘The Keys to Unlocking Public Payments Data’, Kyklos, forthcoming.

Reeves, A., Friedman, S., Rahal, C. and Flemmen, M., (2017), ‘The Decline and Persistence of the Old Boy: Private Schools and Elite Group Recruitment 1897 to 2016’, American Sociological Review, Vol 82, Issue 6, pp. 1139-1166.

Tropf et al. [including Rahal, C.] (2017), ‘Hidden Heritability due to Heterogeneity Across Seven Populations’, Nature Human Behaviour, Vol 1, Issue 10, pp. 757-765.

Barassi, M. and Rahal, C. (2017), ‘Random Factor Composition in Dynamic Factor Models’, Working Paper, Revise and Resubmit.

Rahal, C. (2016), 'Housing Markets and Unconventional Monetary Policy', Journal of Housing Economics, Vol 32, pp. 67-80.

Rahal, C. (2016), "A Guide to the StatFact EViews Add-in", Computational Economics, Vol 48, Number 1, pp. 183-188.