Richard Disney

Professor Richard Disney

Research Fellow


MA African Studies, University of Sussex, 1972
BA Economics, University of Cambridge, 1971

ORCID: 0000-0001-6438-6326

Richard is a Research Fellow at the IFS. He is also a Part-time Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex and Visiting Professor of Economics at University College London. Richard has been a Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham, at Queen Mary, University of London and at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He is a member of the Senior Salary Review Body, having previously been a member of the NHS Pay Review Body and an advisor to Tom Winsor's investigation of police remuneration. His research interests lie largely in the field of applied microeconomics, notably labour market issues, pensions and public spending.

He is also Co-Director of the IFS's DfID-funded Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TAXDEV).

External web page: University of Sussex

The determinants of local police spending

| Working Paper

Since 1995, police forces in England and Wales have obtained the right to raise revenues locally to supplement central government grants in order to fund their activities.

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