Stuart Adam
Stuart Adam
Senior Research Economist
Education:

MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2004
BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics (2:1), St Catherine's College, Oxford, 2001

Stuart is a senior research economist at the IFS. He joined the Institute in 2001. His research focuses on analysing the design of the tax and benefit system, and he has written about many aspects of tax and benefit policy, including income tax and National Insurance, capital gains tax, VAT, housing taxation, tax credits, incapacity benefits, council tax benefit, work incentives and redistribution, support for families with children, and local government finance. He was an author and editor of the Mirrlees Review of the UK tax system.

Evaluating the labour market impacts of Universal Credit: a feasibility study

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This report assesses what options are available for evaluating the labour market impacts of Universal Credit, and considers whether a credible quantitative evaluation is feasible and worthwhile based on a hypothetical roll-out scenario provided by DWP.

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