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Peter Levell

Peter Levell

Senior Research Economist

Education

MSc Economics, London School of Economics, 2009

BSc Economics (1st Class), University College London, 2008

Peter is a Senior Research Economist working in the IFS Consumption Sector. He joined the IFS in September 2009. His work focuses on the microeconomics of household spending and labour supply decisions as well as the measurement and impact of inflation.

Academic outputs

Journal article | Fiscal Studies
The aim of this paper is to provide quantitative information about the position of the UK in the network of global value chains (GVCs) and to discuss its implications for the UK's post‐Brexit trade policy. We find that the UK has become much less integrated into global production networks than ...
IFS Working Paper W17/17
The aim of this paper is to provide quantitative information about the position of the UK in the network of global value chains (GVCs) and to discuss its implications for the UK's post‐Brexit trade policy. We find that the UK has become much less integrated into global production networks than ...

Reports and comment

Newspaper article
Economists disagree on the size of labour supply elasticities. The column uses a model of female labour supply to show that there is substantial heterogeneity in both cross section and over the business cycle. It is not possible to think about labour supply elasticity as a unique structural ...
Newspaper article
It is now just over two years since the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. Since then, it is fair to say that there has been a confusing barrage of apparently contradictory claims about the state of the economy.

Presentations

Presentation
This presentation was delivered by Peter Levell as part of an event held on 5th October where a chapter of the Green Budget 2018, "The exposure of different workers to potential trade barriers between the UK and the EU", was launched.
Presentation
Peter Levell gave a public talk on the topic of "What's the price of free trade?" at the University of Manchester on 23/03/18 to an audience of over 200 people.