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Staff Biography


[Photo: Tania Burchardt] Dr Tania BURCHARDT
Deputy Director, CASE and Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Policy, LSE

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6700
Fax: +44 (0)20 7404 0612
Email: t.burchardt@lse.ac.uk
STICERD ,  32L 3.34


Publications on LSE Research Online book

Research Interests:
  • Theories of social justice, including the capability approach
  • Employment, welfare and exclusion
  • Equality and inequality in Britain
Current Research Projects: Selected Publications:
  • Developing survey measures of inequality of autonomy in the UK PDF (with H Holder), Social Indicators Research, 106 (1): 1-25 (2012)

  • Foundations for equality and human rights monitoring in 21st century Britain (with P Vizard), Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 12(1): 91-119 (2011)

  • Time, income and substantive freedom: A capability approach Time and Society, 19(3): 318-344 (2010)

  • Agency goals, adaptation and capability sets Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 10(1): 3-19 (2009)

  • Social Justice and Public Policy: Seeking fairness in diverse societies (with G Craig and D Gordon). Bristol: The Policy Press (2008)





STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Public policy and inequalities of choice and autonomy
    Tania Burchardt, Martin Evans, Holly Holder, June 2013
    Paper No' CASE/174: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Re-visiting the conceptual framework for public/private boundaries in welfare
    Tania Burchardt, April 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRN002: Full paper (pdf)

  • Social Policy in a Cold Climate: A Framework for Analysing the Effects of Social Policy
    Tania Burchardt, John Hills, Ruth Lupton, Kitty Stewart, Polly Vizard, April 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRN001: Full paper (pdf)

  • Measuring Inequality: Autonomy The degree of empowerment in decisions about one’s own life
    Tania Burchardt, Martin Evans, Holly Holder, July 2012
    Paper No' CASEreport 74: Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Deliberative research as a tool to make value judgements
    Tania Burchardt, April 2012
    Paper No' CASE/159: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Time and Income Poverty
    Tania Burchardt, November 2008
    Paper No' CASEreport 57: Full paper (pdf)

  • Developing a capability list: Final Recommendations of the Equalities Review Steering Group on Measurement
    Tania Burchardt, Polly Vizard, April 2007
    Paper No' CASE/121: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Definition of equality and framework for measurement: Final Recommendations of the Equalities Review Steering Group on Measurement
    Tania Burchardt, Polly Vizard, April 2007
    Paper No' CASE/120: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Foundations for measuring equality: A discussion paper for the Equalities Review
    Tania Burchardt, June 2006
    Paper No' CASE/111: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • One man's rags are another man's riches: Identifying adaptive preferences using panel data
    Tania Burchardt, December 2004
    Paper No' CASE 086: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Being and becoming: Social exclusion and the onset of disability
    Tania Burchardt, November 2003
    Paper No' CASEreport 21: Full paper (pdf)

  • Comparing incomes when needs differ: Equivalisation for the extra costs of disability in the UK
    Tania Burchardt, Asghar Zaidi, February 2003
    Paper No' CASE 064: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Constraint and Opportunity: Identifying Voluntary Non-Employment
    Tania Burchardt, Julian Le Grand, April 2002
    Paper No' CASE 055: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • The Dynamics of Being Disabled
    Tania Burchardt, February 2000
    Paper No' CASE 036: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • The Evolution of Disability Benefits in the UK: Re-weighting the basket
    Tania Burchardt, June 1999
    Paper No' CASE 026: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Boundaries between Public and Private Welfare: a typology and map of services (publ.as Private Welfare and Public Policy, Burchardt, Hills and Propper, Rowntree Foundation, Jan 1999)
    Tania Burchardt, November 1997
    Paper No' CASE 002: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • What Price Security? Assessing Private Insurance for Long-Term Care, Income Replacement During Incapacity, and Unemployment for Mortgagors
    Tania Burchardt, February 1997
    Paper No' WSP 129:

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