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Alex Davenport

Alex Davenport

Research Economist


BA Economics (1st Class), University of Cambridge, 2019

Alex joined the IFS in 2019 and works in the Industrial Organisation and Demand sector. His current work focuses on the impacts of trade and globalisation on wages and inequality, as well as the long-term effects of deindustrialisation in the UK.


European Structural and Investment (ESI) funds help to pay for initiatives supporting business development, research and development, investment in digital and green infrastructure, as well skills and training interventions and support for job-seekers. But with the UK having formally departed the ...
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The COVID-19 crisis has affected every part of the country – and indeed many other countries. What sets this crisis apart is the many different ways that it is impacting families: while the virus itself is primarily a public health issue, the unprecedented responses it has necessitated mean that ...

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