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Staff Biography

[Photo: Stephen Jenkins] Professor Stephen JENKINS
Professor of Economic and Social Policy, Department of Social Policy, LSE, and CASE Associate

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Research Interests:
  • analysis of the distribution of income and its redistribution through taxation, social security and the labour market
  • trends in inequality and poverty
  • income mobility and poverty dynamics
  • social security benefit receipt; labour supply
  • quantitative research methods for analysis of income distribution
  • applied microeconomics, especially analysis of survival time and limited dependent variable data
STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Tony Atkinson and his Legacy
    A Brandolini, Stephen P Jenkins, John Micklewright, July 2017
    Paper No' PEP 32: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Pareto models, top incomes, and recent trends in UK income inequality
    Stephen P Jenkins, August 2016
    Paper No' PEP 30: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • The income distribution in the UK: A picture of advantage and disadvantage
    Stephen P Jenkins, February 2015
    Paper No' CASE/186: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • The relationship between EU indicators of persistent and current poverty
    Stephen P Jenkins, Philippe  Van Kerm, March 2013
    Paper No' CASE/169: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Disability and Disadvantage: Selection, onset and duration effects
    Stephen P Jenkins, John A. Rigg, November 2003
    Paper No' CASE 074: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Estimating Welfare Indices: Household Weights and Sample Design, (published in Research on Economic Inequality, vol. 9 (2002), pp. 147-172).
    Frank A Cowell, Stephen P Jenkins, June 2000
    Paper No' DARP 048: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Measuring Income Risk
    Simon Burgess, Karen Gardiner, Stephen P Jenkins, Carol Propper, June 2000
    Paper No' CASE 040: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • How much inequality can we explain? A methodology and an application to the USA (Now published in The Economic Journal, vol.105, no.429 (March 1995), pp. 421-430)
    Frank A Cowell, Stephen P Jenkins, May 1994
    Paper No' DARP 007: Read Abstract

  • Trends in Individual Income Growth: Measurement Methods and British Evidence
    Stephen P Jenkins, Philippe  Van Kerm,
    Paper No' PEP 08: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)