Chris Belfield

Chris Belfield

Research Economist

Education:

MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2016 

BA Economics (1st Class), University of Cambridge, 2013

Chris Belfield is a Research Economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. His research interests include human capital investments at various ages: the interaction between maternal labour supply and child development; the impact of funding and policy decisions in schools; and the design of the higher education system.

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Intergenerational income persistence within families

| Working Paper

There is substantial evidence of a significant relationship between parents’ income and sons’ earnings in the UK, and that this relationship has strengthened over time. We extend this by exploring a broader measure of net family income as an outcome.

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