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[Photo: Tania Burchardt] Dr Tania BURCHARDT
Director of CASE, Deputy Director of STICERD, and Associate Professor in the Department of Social Policy at LSE

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Email: t.burchardt@lse.ac.uk
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Biography:

Dr Tania Burchardt is Director of the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE), Deputy Director of STICERD, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. Tania's research interests lie in theories of justice, including the capability approach, measurement of inequality and applied welfare policy analysis. She has held research grants from the British Academy, ESRC, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Nuffield Foundation and the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and, with Polly Vizard, has led the programme of research on capability, equality and human rights within CASE.

Current Research Projects: Selected Publications:
  • Inequality, Advantage and the Capability Approach (with Hick, R.) Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (2017)

  • Social Policy in a Cold Climate: policies and their consequences since the crisis. PDF (Co-edited with Ruth Lupton, John Hills, Kitty Stewart and Polly Vizard). Policy Press. (2016)

  • Editorial: Equality and human rights(with Dustin, M.) Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 24 (1): 3-5.ISSN 1759-8273 (2016)

  • The capability approach to advantage and disadvantage(with Hick, R.)In H Dean and L Platt (eds) Understanding Advantage and Disadvantage. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (2016)

  • Capability deprivation(with Hick,R.) In D Brady and L Burton (ed) Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Society.Oxford: Oxford University Press. (2016)

  • Deliberative research as a tool to make value judgements Qualitative Research, 14 (3): 353-370 (2014) doi: 10.1177/1468794112469624

  • Public policy and inequalities of choice and autonomyCo-authored with Martin Evans and Holly Holder. Social Policy & Administration, 49 (1): 4467. (2014) doi: 10.1111/spol.12074

STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Does COVID-19 represent a 'new Beveridge' moment, a crisis that will wash away, or a call to action?
    Tania Burchardt, June 2020
    Paper No' SPDORN02: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Living on Different Incomes in London: Can public consensus identify a 'riches line'?
    Tania Burchardt, Abigail Davis, Ian Gough, Katharina Hecht, Donald Hirsch, Karen Rowlingson, Kate Summers, February 2020
    Paper No' CASEreport127: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • SUMMARY – Living on Different Incomes in London: Can public consensus identify a 'riches line'?
    Tania Burchardt, Abigail Davis, Ian Gough, Katharina Hecht, Donald Hirsch, Karen Rowlingson, Kate Summers, February 2020
    Paper No' CASEreport 127 Summary: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Intra-household inequality and adult material deprivation in Europe
    Tania Burchardt, Eleni Karagiannaki, February 2020
    Paper No' CASE/218: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • LSE-IMF Joint Workshop Social Protection in a Changing World
    A Brandolini, Tania Burchardt, Domingo Hernandez, Clement Julien, Thomas Stubbs, April 2019
    Paper No' CASEreport 121: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Child poverty and multidimensional disadvantage: Tackling "data exclusion" and extending the evidence base on "missing" and "invisible" children (Overview report)
    Mario Battaglini, Tania Burchardt, Polina Obolenskaya, Isabel Shutes, Polly Vizard, March 2018
    Paper No' CASEreport 114: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Experience of multiple disadvantage among Roma, Gypsy and Traveller children in England and Wales
    Mario Battaglini, Tania Burchardt, Polina Obolenskaya, Polly Vizard, March 2018
    Paper No' CASE/208: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Inequality and the Capability Approach
    Tania Burchardt, Rod Hick, January 2017
    Paper No' CASE/201: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • No Place Like An Accessible Home: Quality of life and opportunity for disabled people with accessible housing needs
    Tania Burchardt, Bert Provan, Ellie Suh, July 2016
    Paper No' CASEreport 109: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Public and Private Welfare Activity in England
    Tania Burchardt, Polina Obolenskaya, June 2016
    Paper No' CASE/193: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Older people's experiences of dignity and nutrition during hospital stays: Secondary data analysis using the Adult Inpatient Survey
    Tania Burchardt, Polly Vizard, July 2015
    Paper No' CASEreport 091: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Older people's experiences of dignity and nutrition during hospital stays: Secondary data analysis using the Adult Inpatient Survey
    Tania Burchardt, Polly Vizard, July 2015
    Paper No' CASEbrief 34: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • The Coalition's Record on Adult Social Care: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015
    Tania Burchardt, Polina Obolenskaya, Polly Vizard, January 2015
    Paper No' SPCCWP17: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • The Coalition's Social Policy Record: Policy Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015
    Tania Burchardt, Amanda Fitzgerald, John Hills, Ruth Lupton, Abigail McKnight, Polina Obolenskaya, Kitty Stewart, Stephanie Thomson, Rebecca Tunstall, Polly Vizard, January 2015
    Paper No' SPCCRR04: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • 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 074: 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 057: 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 021: 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: