Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood

Senior Research Economist


MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2015 

BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics (1st Class), University of Oxford, 2012


ORCID: 0000-0003-3148-8646

Andrew joined the IFS in 2012 and works in the Income, Work and Welfare sector. His current work includes analysis of the effect of taxes and benefits on the income distribution, and investigating the role of inheritances in explaining inequalities in consumption and wealth. 


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Most household debt looks manageable – but a quarter of very low-income households have high debt repayments or are behind on bills or repayments

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In a new report published today, IFS researchers look at when and why debt has the potential to be a problem for households.

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