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Jonathan Cribb

Jonathan Cribb

Senior Research Economist

Education

MPhil Economics (Distinction), University of Cambridge, 2011
BA Economics (1st Class), University of Cambridge, 2010

Jonathan joined the Institute in 2011. His research focuses on the effects of pension reforms and labour market programmes on individuals’ behaviour,  as well as research into the public sector, the labour market and living standards in the UK.

Academic outputs

Journal article
How do average levels of income and wealth differ in Britain for those born between the 1930s and 1980s?
Journal article
We examine the effect of obliging employers to enrol employees automatically into a workplace pension scheme. We exploit the phased roll-out of automatic enrolment, by employer size, in the first country to do so nationwide (the UK), to estimate its effect on pension saving among private sector ...

Reports and comment

Briefing note
Employing public sector workers to help deliver public services is a major part of what government does. The number of workers employed by the government and how much they are paid matters not just for those individuals and their families, but also for the public finances and for the public ...
Briefing note
Minimum wages can play an important role in raising living standards, and have become an important part of a government’s toolkit in addressing low pay.

Presentations

Presentation
IFS researchers presented the key findings from the latest in the series of flagship IFS annual reports on living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK. Funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the report analysed the latest data on living standards, while setting this in the context of ...
Presentation
This presentation was given at an IFS briefing following the Spring Statement 2019.