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George Stoye

George Stoye

Senior Research Economist


MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2011
BSc Economics (1st Class), University College London, 2010

George joined the IFS in 2011 and is a Senior Research Economist in the Pensions and Public Finance sector. His research interests focus on understanding variation in the returns from healthcare, exploring how patient outcomes vary across different healthcare providers and across different patient characteristics. Current projects include analysing the spillovers between different types of health and social care and quantifying the impact of waiting times targets in public hospitals. Previous work includes research on the determinants of domestic energy efficiency in the UK, a review of UK energy policy and topics in development economics.

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W19/22
Much of lifetime healthcare spending is concentrated at the end of life. This paper uses survey data linked to administrative hospital and mortality records to examine how the pattern of end-of-life hospital inpatient spending varies across different groups within a large public hospital system in ...
IFS Working Paper W18/15
Recent years have seen substantial reductions in public spending on social care for older people in England. This has not only led to large falls in the number of people over the age of 65 receiving publicly funded social care, but also to growing concern about the potential knock-on effects on ...

Reports and comment

The Labour party has today announced their commitments for NHS spending over the next four years if they were to win the 2019 general election. These plans imply day-to-day NHS spending in England that is more generous than current government plans. This announcement also covers all parts of the ...
Funding the National Health Service is the biggest single thing the government does, so itis not surprising that it is at the forefront of the election campaign.


This IFS Public Talk, jointly organised with the University of Manchester and part of the 2019 ESRC Festival of Social Science, gave an economist's perspective on how we, as a country, can pay for our health and social care system.
Presentation at the ENTER Jamboree Conference 2017