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Staff Biography


[Photo: Kitty Stewart] Dr Kitty STEWART
Associate Director of CASE, Associate Professor, Department of Social Policy, LSE.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7343
Email: k.j.stewart@lse.ac.uk
STICERD ,  LSE


Research Interests:
  • Child poverty and disadvantage
  • International comparison of policy and outcomes relating to poverty and inequality
  • Employment trajectories for the low-skilled
  • Regional disparities in well-being within EU countries
Current Research Projects: Selected Publications: STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • What does Brexit mean for social policy in the UK? An exploration of the potential consequences of the 2016 referendum for public services, inequalities and social rights
    Kerris Cooper, Isabel Shutes, Kitty Stewart, February 2019
    Paper No' SPDORP03: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Does Money Affect Children's Outcomes? An update
    Kerris Cooper, Kitty Stewart, July 2017
    Paper No' CASE/203: Full paper (pdf)

  • CASE Annual Report 2016
    Kerris Cooper, Kitty Stewart, March 2017
    Paper No' CASEreport 112: Full paper (pdf)

  • How do experts think child poverty should be measured in the UK? An analysis of the Coalition Government’s consultation on child poverty measurement 2012-13
    Nick Roberts, Kitty Stewart, July 2016
    Paper No' CASE/197: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • CASE Annual Report
    Kitty Stewart, Kate Summers, April 2016
    Paper No' CASEreport 98: Full paper (pdf)

  • Does money in adulthood affect adult outcomes?
    Kerris Cooper, Kitty Stewart, December 2015
    Paper No' CASEreport 96: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The Coalition's Record on Under Fives 2010-2015
    Kitty Stewart, January 2015
    Paper No' SPCCWP12: 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)

  • Does money affect children's outcomes?
    Kerris Cooper, Kitty Stewart, October 2013
    Paper No' CASEreport 80: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Labour's Record on the Under Fives: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010
    Kitty Stewart, October 2013
    Paper No' CASE/176: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Labour's Record on the Under Fives: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997 - 2010
    Kitty Stewart, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCWP04: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Labour's Social Policy Record: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010
    John Hills, Ruth Lupton, Kitty Stewart, Polly Vizard, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRR01: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (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)

  • Equal access to high quality early education and care? Evidence from England and lessons from other countries
    Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart, Jane Waldfogel, March 2013
    Paper No' CASEbrief 32: Full paper (pdf)

  • A question of quality: Do children from disadvantaged backgrounds receive lower quality early years education and care in England?
    Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart, Jane Waldfogel, March 2013
    Paper No' CASE/171: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Employment Pathways and Wage Progression for Mothers in Low-Skilled Work: Evidence from Three British Datasets
    Francesca Bastagli, Kitty Stewart, December 2011
    Paper No' CASEbrief 30: Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Pathways and penalties: Mothers’ employment trajectories and wage growth in the Families and Children Study
    Francesca Bastagli, Kitty Stewart, December 2011
    Paper No' CASE/157: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Employment trajectories and later employment outcomes for mothers in the British Household Panel Survey: An analysis by skill level
    Kitty Stewart, May 2011
    Paper No' CASE/144: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Employment trajectories for mothers in low-skilled work: Evidence from the British Lone Parent Cohort
    Kitty Stewart, May 2007
    Paper No' CASE/122: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Measuring Well-Being and Exclusion in Europe's Regions
    Kitty Stewart, March 2002
    Paper No' CASE 053: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)