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[Photo: Polina Obolenskaya] Dr Polina OBOLENSKAYA
Research Fellow

Tel: +44 (0)20 7849 4958
Email: p.obolenskaya@lse.ac.uk
STICERD ,  32L 3.31 B

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Research Interests:
  • Childhood poverty and disadvantage
  • Social policy and social change
  • Social and economic inequalities
Current Research Projects: Selected Publications: STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • The Conservatives’ Record on Adult Social Care: spending, policies and outcomes in England, May 2015 to pre-COVID 2020
    Tania Burchardt, Jarrod Hughes, Polina Obolenskaya, October 2020
    Paper No' SPDORP7: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • The Conservatives' Record on Compulsory education: spending, policies and outcomes in England, May 2015 to pre-COVID 2020
    Ruth Lupton, Polina Obolenskaya, October 2020
    Paper No' SPDORP06: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Flat-lining or seething beneath the surface? Two decades of changing economic inequality in the UK
    John Hills, Polina Obolenskaya, July 2019
    Paper No' SPDORP04: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (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)

  • Pulling in the Same Direction? Economic and Social Outcomes in London and the North of England Since the Recession
    Ruth Lupton, Polina Obolenskaya, Bert Provan, July 2016
    Paper No' SPCCWP23: 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)

  • The Changing Anatomy of Economic Inequality in London (2007-2013)
    Jack Cunliffe, Chris Grollman, Eleni Karagiannaki, Ruth Lupton, Polina Obolenskaya, Stephanie Thomson, Polly Vizard, March 2015
    Paper No' SPCCRR06: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Download zipped data files associated with this paper.
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Falling Behind, Getting Ahead: The Changing Structure of Inequality in the UK, 2007-2013
    Jack Cunliffe, John Hills, Eleni Karagiannaki, Polina Obolenskaya, March 2015
    Paper No' SPCCRR05: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Download zipped data files associated with this paper.
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • 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 Record on Health: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015
    Polina Obolenskaya, Polly Vizard, January 2015
    Paper No' SPCCWP16: 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)

  • Labour's Record on Education: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010
    Ruth Lupton, Polina Obolenskaya, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCWP03: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Labour's Record on Health (1997-2010)
    Polina Obolenskaya, Polly Vizard, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCWP02: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Winners and Losers in the Crisis: The Changing Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK 2007 - 2010
    Jack Cunliffe, Ludovica Gambaro, John Hills, Ruth Lupton, Polina Obolenskaya, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRR02: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)