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Staff Biography


[Photo: Alex Fenton] Mr Alex FENTON
Visiting Research Fellow

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6434
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Email: alex.fenton@pressure.to
STICERD ,  32L 1.06 A

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Research Interests:
  • Poor neighbourhoods
  • UK housing, planning and urban policy
  • De-industrialisation, unemployment and social class
  • The state and statistics, bureaucracy
  • Economic anthropology and economic sociology
Current Research Projects: Selected Publications: STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Labour's Record on Neighbourhood Renewal in England: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010
    Alex Fenton, Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, October 2013
    Paper No' CASE/177: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Labour's Record on Neighbourhood Renewal in England: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010
    Alex Fenton, Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCWP06: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Prosperity, Poverty and Inequality in London 2000/01-2010/11
    Jack Cunliffe, Alex Fenton, Amanda Fitzgerald, Ludovica Gambaro, Ruth Lupton, Polly Vizard, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRR03: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)
    Download zipped data files associated with this paper.

  • Small-area measures of income poverty
    Alex Fenton, May 2013
    Paper No' SPCCWP01: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Small-area measures of income poverty
    Alex Fenton, May 2013
    Paper No' CASE/173: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Low-demand Housing and Unpopular Neighbourhoods Under Labour
    Alex Fenton, Ruth Lupton, April 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRN006: Full paper (pdf)

  • The Distribution of Local Government Finance by Local Authority-Level Deprivation
    Alex Fenton, Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, April 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRN005: Full paper (pdf)

  • Urban Area and Hinterland: Defining Large Cities in England, Scotland and Wales in terms of their constituent neighbourhoods
    Alex Fenton, April 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRN004: Full paper (pdf)

  • Post-censal household estimates for small areas
    Alex Fenton, April 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRN003: Full paper (pdf)

  • Place Typologies and their Policy Applications
    Alex Fenton, Rich Harris, Ruth Lupton, Rebecca Tunstall, February 2011
    Paper No' CASEreport 65: Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.