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Jack Britton

Jack Britton

Senior Research Economist

Education

PhD Economics, University of Bristol, 2014
MSc Economics (Distinction), University of Bristol, 2010
BSc Mathematics, Imperial College London, 2008

Jack joined the IFS in 2013 and works in the Education and Skills sector. His main interests lie in human capital accumulation and discrete choice dynamic modelling. Jack's recent work has included analysis of the effect of replacing the EMA with the 16-19 Bursary in England on participation and attainment, measuring human capital of university graduates in England, and modelling the interaction between health and human capital.

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W17/18
This working paper looks at the impact of health on labor supply near retirement.
IFS Working Paper W16/06
This paper uses tax and student loan administrative data to measure how the earnings of English graduates around 10 years into the labour market vary with gender, institution attended, subject and socioeconomic background.

Reports and comment

Newspaper article
Research led by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, released by the Department for Education yesterday has highlighted the importance of university courses in determining graduates’ earnings. But what are the implications for government policy?
Report
It is well known that the average graduate earns more than non graduates, and that university graduates from certain subjects and from certain universities earn considerably more than others. For example, five years after graduation, men from the highest earnings universities earn almost 50% more ...

Presentations

Presentation
Jack Britton's keynote presentation at the HEPI annual conference 2017
Presentation
This presentation was given by Jack Britton at the Public Economics Lecture Day on 6 January 2017.