Sadaf Basharat

Stipendiat i samfunnsøkonomi

Handelshøgskolen UiS
Avdeling for samfunnsøkonomi og finans
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I am a PhD Fellow at the Department of Economics, UiS Business School and Law. My research focuses on measuring and analyzing aspects of social and emotional well-being of children and educators in the Early Childhoold Education and Care (ECEC) sector. I am part of the SELMA project, a large Randomized Control Trial focusing on the development and evaluation of an intervention to promote kindergarten children’s social and emotional learning and development. 

Methodological interests

  • Validation of measurement instruments
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)
  • Multi-level modelling
  • Analysis of Large-Scale Assessment Data 


  • Master in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation, Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO), University of Oslo (2022)
  • Master of Public Policy, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin (2018)


  • Consultant, Institutt for lærerutdanning og skoleforskning (ILS), University of Oslo (2022)
  • Research Assistant, Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO), University of Oslo (2021)
  • Consultant and Research Fellow, United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), Bonn (2018-2020, 2016)
  • Lecturer, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad (2018-2020)