PhD Economics, University College London, 2012
MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2005
BA Mathematics and Philosophy (1st Class), University of Oxford, 2000
Ben joined the IFS in 2006 as a PhD scholar and is now a Research Associate, alongside his position as Lecturer at the University of Essex. His research focuses on household circumstances and behaviour. Ben has worked on the determinants of inequality, poverty measurement, and the nature of household income fluctuations.