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Eleni Karagiannaki

Eleni Karagiannaki

CASE Assistant Professorial Research Fellow

Expertise: poverty, income and wealth inequality, intergenerational transfers, intergenerational mobility, household economics

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Eleni Karagiannaki is an Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Faculty Associate at the International Inequalities Institute at LSE. She has done work on range of issues relating to poverty and inequality measurement and analysis with a particular focus on understanding how the tax and benefit systems, the labour market and the families interplay to shape socio-economic inequalities.

Eleni Karagiannaki's current research interests are:

  • Income and wealth distribution analysis: Measurement and analysis of income and wealth inequality; poverty, material deprivation, social exclusion; social mobility; intrahousehold inequality and poverty; intergenerational mobility and intergenerational transfers
  • Public Economics and Social Policy: Redistributive role of social and fiscal policies both within and across generations
  • Household Economics: Economic behaviour and decision-making processes of single and multi-person households

Eleni's latest projects include: