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Sam Crossman

Sam Crossman

Research Officer


MSc Economics (Distinction, with prize), UCL, 2016

BSc Economics (First Class), UCL, 2015

Sam joined the IFS in 2017 and works in the Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies (EDePo). He currently works on the evaluation of a Danish active labour market policy, along with a range of other research projects in the fields of labour economics, human capital, microfinance, and British foreign aid spending.

Academic outputs

Reports and comment

Newspaper article
While the UK’s exit from the European Union continues to dominate the political and economic landscape, another important process looms: the 2019 Spending Review. This will determine how government spending is to be distributed across departments beyond 2019–20, including spending on overseas ...
In a speech on Tuesday 9th October, the Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt, touched upon a number of important issues taking centre stage in current debates on UK aid spending, including Brexit and the role of private sector investment. These two substantive issues are ...