Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood

Senior Research Economist

Education:

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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Income growth in 2015–16 modest but widespread, leaving inequality and poverty roughly unchanged

| Briefing Note

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has today published the latest official statistics on household incomes, covering the financial year 2015–16. IFS researchers have summarised the headline trends observed in the new data and placed them in historical context in order to understand better changes in living standards in recent years.

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