Ian Mitchell

Ian Mitchell

Research Associate


BSc Economics, University of Warwick, 1999

MSc Economics, University College London, 2008

ORCID: 0000-0001-5749-2200

Ian is a Research Fellow at IFS. His research has included the impact of Brexit on trade, the economy and the public finances. Before joining IFS, Ian worked in a range of roles as government economist and senior civil servant. He was head of Higher Education Analysis at the Department for Education where he worked on social mobility and the design and impact of student finance. At the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs he was Deputy Chief Economist and worked on EU, agricultural and environmental issues. His career has also included spells at HM Treasury, Ernst and Young and the Centre for Economics and Business Research. 

The Brexit vote, economics, and economic policy

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Economics was front and centre during the run-up to the June 2016 referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. Paul Johnson and Ian Mitchell discuss the economics of Brexit and lessons for the economics profession.

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