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Ian Crawford

Ian Crawford

Research Fellow


PhD Economics, University College London, 1997
MSc Economics, University of Bristol, 1991
BA Economics (1st Class), Birmingham Polytechnic, 1990

Ian is Co-Director of the Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP). He worked at the Institute from 1991 to 2005 and is now Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford and Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. Ian is also a member of the CPP Advisory Board at IFS. His research focuses on applied microeconomics. 

Journal articles

Journal article | Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
A large literature has shown evidence that people are influenced by others, especially in group interactions.
Journal article | American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
Sharp nonparametric bounds are derived for counterfactual demands and Hicksian compensating and equivalent variations.

Working papers

IFS Working Paper W15/16
In this paper the authors show that theory-consistent demand analysis remains feasible in the presence of partially observed prices, and hence partially observed implied budget sets, even if we are agnostic about the nature of the missing prices.
IFS Working Paper W15/11
The authors develop a systematic approach for incorporating taste variation into a revealed preference framework for heterogeneous consumers.