Barra Roantree

Barra Roantree

Research Economist


MSc Economics, Trinity College Dublin, 2012

BA Economics (1st Class), Trinity College Dublin, 2011

Barra joined the IFS in 2012, where he works in the Direct Tax and Welfare sector. His current research projects include a cross-country collaborative analysis of the effects of social security contributions on earnings, an investigation into the redistribution achieved by the UK tax and benefit system across the life-cycle, and research into the labour supply responsiveness of women over time.


Frictions and the elasticity of taxable income: evidence from bunching at tax thresholds in the UK

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This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society at the University of Sussex, Brighton.

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