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CASE Welfare Policy and Analysis Seminars

These seminars are held on Wednesdays in term time at 12:45-14:00

Seminars this term will be held online.

They are sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions.

This seminar series is organised by:

Dr Abigail McKnight, Email: abigail.mcknight@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6686.

For further information and papers, when available, please contact:

Nora Takacs, Email: n.takacs@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6562.

Sandwiches and soft drinks are provided. All welcome.


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Matthew Whittaker (Chief Executive of Pro Bono Economics (formerly Resolution Foundation))

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Deven Ghelani (Policy in Practice) joint with Ben Fell

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Prof Brian Nolan (Department of Social Policy and Intervention and INET, University of Oxford)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Fabien Postel-Vinay (University College London)

32L 3.05, 3rd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Amanda Sheely (LSE Social Policy)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Rebecca Riley (National Institute for Social and Economic Research)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Daniel Tomlinson (Resolution Foundation) joint with Lindsey Judge

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Bonang Lewis (Office for National Statistics) joint with Tom Odell

32L 3.05, 3rd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Luke Murphy (Institute for Public Policy Research)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Angelo Valerio (Department of Work and Pensions) joint with Helen Morrell

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Susan Harkness (University of Bristol)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Berkay Ozcan (Department of Social Policy, LSE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Tim Goedemé (University of Oxford & University of Antwerp) joint with John Hills

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Melanie Jones (University of Cardiff)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Jill Rubery (University of Manchester)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Alina Pelikh (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Stephen Beyer (Cardiff University)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Monica Costa Dias (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Luke Martinelli (University of Bath) joint with Nick Pearce

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Silvia Avram (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Monica Costa Dias (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Rachel Loopstra (King's College London)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Nicholas Timmins (Senior fellow at the Institute for Government and the King’s Fund)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Anne Green (University of Birmingham) joint with Paul Sissons, Senior Research Fellow, University of Coventry

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Richard Reeves (Center on Children and Families, Brookings Institute, Washington, D.C)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


James Rockey (University of Leicester)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Laura Gardiner (Resolution Foundation)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Simon Burgess (Bristol University and CASE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Amanda Hughes (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Jane Waldfogel (Columbia University)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Susan Harkness (University of Bristol)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Ricky Kanabar (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Karen Rowlingson (University of Birmingham)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Simonetta Longhi (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Jim Ziliak (Center for Poverty Research, University of Kentucky)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Philip Bunn (Bank of England)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Daniela Silcock (Pensions Policy Institute) joint with Timothy Pike

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Peter Whiteford (Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University) joint with John Hills (CASE and LSE International Inequalities Institute)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Lindsey Macmillan (UCL Institute of Education)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


George Bain (Chair, Low Pay Commission) joint with the Resolution Foundation

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Fran Bennett (Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford) joint with Jane Millar (University of Bath)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Kitty Stewart (CASE) joint with Nick Roberts, plus responses from Bright Blue and End Child Poverty Coalition

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.



Daniel Laurison (Department of Sociology, LSE.) joint with Sam Friedman

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


John Van Reenen (LSE, CEP and POID)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Kitty Stewart (CASE) joint with John Hills and Abigail McKnight

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Jonathan Portes (UK in a Changing Europe, King's College London)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Daniela Silcock (Pensions Policy Institute) joint with Timothy Pike

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Gavin Kelly (Resolution Foundation)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Andrew Hood (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Matthew Percival (Confederation of British Industry)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Holly Sutherland (ISER, University of Essex) joint with H Xavier Jara Tamayo

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Stephen Machin (LSE and CEP)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Becci Newton (Institute of Employment Studies, University of Sussex) joint with Stefan Speckesser

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Conor D'Arcy (The Resolution Foundation) joint with James Plunkett

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Paul Gregg (University of Bath)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Philippe Van Kerm (CEPS/INSTEAD)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Abigail McKnight (CASE) joint with Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan and Ive Marx.

NAB LG.09, Alumni Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, New Academic Building, LSE, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ


Angus Holford (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Tanya Wilson (Royal Holloway) joint with Dan Anderberg, Helmut Rainer and Jonathan Wadsworth

32L G.03, Ground Floor, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Sue Yeandle (University of Leeds)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Jane Falkingham (University of Southampton) joint with Maria Evandrou

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Tiina Likki (University of Lausanne, CASE visitor)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Dan Finn (University of Portsmouth and Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Ben Baumberg (University of Kent) joint with Kate Bell and Declan Gaffney

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Abigail McKnight (CASE) joint with Eleni Karagiannaki

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Howard Reed (Landman Economics)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


Holly Sutherland (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Helen Barnes (University of Oxford) joint with David McLennan. You may also be interested in the following paper available at: http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2011-2012/rrep779.pdf

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Liz Richardson (University of Manchester)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


John Hills (CASE, LSE) joint with Ben Richards

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


John Hills (CASE, LSE) joint with Dan Edmiston

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Holly Sutherland (ISER, University of Essex) joint with Fran Bennett

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.



Anne Green (University of Birmingham)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Rebecca Tunstall (University of York) joint with Ruth Lupton

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


John Hills (CASE, LSE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Guy Standing (University of Bath)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Hartley Dean (LSE) joint with Gerry Mitchell

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Tracy Shildrick (Teesside University) joint with Robert MacDonald

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Lindsey Macmillan (UCL Institute of Education)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Aaron Grech (Department for Work and Pensions)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Richard Crisp (Sheffield Hallam University)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Hilary Metcalf (National Institute of Economic and Social Research)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Aaron Grech (Department for Work and Pensions)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Lucas Pedace (HM Treasury)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Ian Gough (CASE, London School of Economics)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Dan Finn (University of Portsmouth and Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Helen Bewley (National Institute of Economic and Social Research)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Heather Joshi (Institute of Education)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Mike Brewer (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Louise Bamfield (The Fabian Society) joint with Tim Horton

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Kathryn Ray (Policy Studies Institute)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Simonetta Longhi (ISER, University of Essex) joint with Cheti Nicoletti

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Giacomo Damioli (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Francesca Zantomio (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Paul Gregg (University of Bath)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Eleni Karagiannaki (CASE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Richard Dickens (University of Sussex & CEP) joint with Abigail McKnight, CASE, London School of Economics

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Jonathan Bradshaw (Social Policy Research Unit, University of York) joint with Noel Smith, Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Holly Sutherland (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


David Piachaud (Social Policy and CASE, LSE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Chiara Pronzato (ISER, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Abigail McKnight (CASE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Liz Sutton (Loughborough University)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Danny Dorling (University of Sheffield)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Alan Marsh (Policy Studies Institute)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Robert Walker (Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Vincent Vandenberghe (Economics, UCL - Belgium)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Roy Sainsbury (Social Policy Research Unit, University of York)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Naomi Finch (Social Policy Research Unit, University of York)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Richard Berthoud (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Asghar Zaidi (University of Southampton)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Lane Kenworthy (University of Arizona)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Jane Millar (Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy, University of Bath) joint with Karen Gardiner

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


John Hills (CASE, LSE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Tom Sefton (Advisor on Social Policy and Economics, Church of England)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


John Hills (CASE, LSE) joint with Discussants Alison O'Connell (Pensions Policy Institute) and Nicholas Barr (LSE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Tania Burchardt (CASE, London School of Economics)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Peter Taylor-Gooby (University of Kent)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Deborah Cooper (Mercer Human Resource Accounting)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Panos Tsakloglou (Athens University of Economics and Business)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Marco Francesconi (Economics Department, University of Essex)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Bob Stephens (School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Martin Evans (Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy, University of Bath)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Fran Bennett (Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Oxford)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


John Hills (CASE, LSE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Stephen McKay (University of Bristol)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Alan Marsh (Policy Studies Institute) joint with Sandra Vegeris

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Ruth Hancock (University of East Anglia) joint with Steve Pudney

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


James Sefton (Imperial College, London)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Angela Fertig (Princeton University)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Lars Osberg (Institute for Social and Economic Research, Essex, and Dalhousie University, Canada)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Ingrid Schoon (City University)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


John Hills (CASE, LSE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Chris Schluter (Department of Economics, University of Bristol)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Lars Osberg (Institute for Social and Economic Research, Essex, and Dalhousie University, Canada)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.


Lucinda Platt (Department of Social Policy, LSE and CASE)

ONLINE - Registration required. Registration closes at 10am on the day of the seminar.