Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood

Research Economist

Education:

MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2015 

BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics (1st Class), University of Oxford, 2012

 

Andrew joined the IFS in 2012 and works in the Income, Work and Welfare sector. His current work includes analysis of the effect of taxes and benefits on the income distribution, and investigating the role of inheritances in explaining inequalities in consumption and wealth. 

 

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Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2016

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The focus of this report is the distribution of household income in the UK. We assess the changes to average incomes, income inequality and poverty that occurred in the latest year of data (2014–15), and put these in historical context using comparable data spanning the last 50 years.

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