Richard Blundell

Sir Richard Blundell, Ricardo Professor of Political Economy at the University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies, presented the LIS 40th Anniversary Lecture: Connecting Income and Consumption Measurements of Inequality and Poverty: New Ideas and New Empirics.

Professor Blundell was the founding Director of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) IFS where he was Research Director 1986 – 2016 and is currently Co-Director and Research Fellow at IFS CPP. He holds Honorary Doctorates from the University of St.Gallen; Norwegian School of Economics NHH; University of Mannheim; Universita della Svizzera; University of Bristol; University of Venice Ca’Foscari; and Athens School of Economics, AUEB, Athens. He has held visiting professor positions at UBC, MIT, Chicago, Northwestern, TSE and Berkeley. He was Knighted in the 2014 New Years Honours list for services to Economics and Social Science; he was awarded the CBE in 2006.

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