Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood

Research Economist


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

MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2015 

Andrew joined the IFS in 2012 and works in the Direct Tax 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. 



Social Housing in England: A Survey

| IFS Briefing Notes

This briefing note provides an overview of the social housing system. Except where stated otherwise, it focuses on the system in operation in England: many of the institutional and policy details differ in the other nations of the UK, and a full treatment of those is beyond the scope of this survey. However, some of the basic facts about social housing can be provided at a Great Britain or UK level, and we do that where possible (making clear the distinction).

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