Peter Levell

Peter Levell

Research Economist

Education:

MSc Economics, London School of Economics, 2009

BSc Economics (1st Class), University College London, 2008

Peter is a Research Economist in the Consumption sector. He joined the IFS in September 2009. His current work covers issues around inflation, environmental taxes, and consumption and savings decisions over the life-cycle.

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Mobility and the lifetime distributional impact of tax and transfer reforms

| Working Paper

The distributional impact of proposed reforms plays a central role in public debates around tax and transfer policy. We show that accounting for realistic patterns of mobility in employment, earnings and household circumstances over the life-cycle greatly affects our assessment of the distributional effects of tax and transfer reforms.

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