David Leather

Job title: 
Research Associate

Tel: 0114 225 4814

David is a Research Associate at the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. He contributes quantitative analysis to a range of projects.

Prior to this, David completed his degree in Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Sheffield and a diploma in Town and Regional Planning before embarking in a variety of working roles in private, public and third sector organisations.

Specialist areas of interest

  • Quantitative analysis
  • Data visualisation
  • Spatial analysis
  • Housing
  • Regeneration
  • Area profiling
  • Labour market analysis

Current research projects

2016-2019 Evaluation of Children's Communities, Save the Children. Role: Member of research team.

2016- 2017 An evaluation of Cash Smart Credit Savvy, Church Urban Fund. Role: Member of research team.

Selected reports

Archer, T., Green, S., Leather, D., McCarthy, L., Wilson, I., Robinson, D. and Tait, M. (2018) Older people's housing, care and support needs in Greater Cambridge 2017-2036. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

Eadson, W. and Leather, D. (2017) Fuel Poverty Health Booster Fund evaluation. Sheffield: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University.

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