Robert Joyce

Robert Joyce

Associate Director


MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2011
BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics (1st Class), University of Oxford, 2008

Robert is an Associate Director at the IFS and runs the Income, Work and Welfare sector. He is an editor of the annual IFS Green Budget. His main research interests are income distribution and the design and effects of the tax and benefit system.


Most household debt looks manageable – but a quarter of very low-income households have high debt repayments or are behind on bills or repayments

| Press Release

In a new report published today, IFS researchers look at when and why debt has the potential to be a problem for households.

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