Senior Research Economist
MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2010
Helen is a Senior Research Economist in the Productivity and Innovation sector. She joined the IFS in 2007. Her current research explores firm investment and UK productivity performance during the Great Recession. Recent projects have considered the effect of corporate taxes on the location of intellectual property, the introduction of Patent Boxes across Europe, and issues surrounding tax competition between European governments. Other projects have investigated the extent to which firms are locating their innovative activity abroad, including to emerging economies, and what effects this may be having.