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Staff Biography

[Photo: Kate Summers] Dr Kate SUMMERS
LSE Fellow in Qualitative Methodology, Department of Methodology, LSE, and CASE Associate


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Research Interests:
  • Poverty, riches and economic inequality in the UK
  • Working-age social security policy
  • Welfare reform
  • Sociology of money
  • Qualitative methods
Current Research Projects:
  • The allocation and use of social security money by working age recipients.
STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Money and Meaning: How working-age social security benefit recipients understand and use their money
    Kate Summers, December 2018
    Paper No' CASEbrief 35: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • CASE Annual Report 2015
    Kitty Stewart, Kate Summers, April 2016
    Paper No' CASEreport 098: Full paper (pdf)