Matthew Oakley

Head of Economics & Social Policy, 2011-2013


Matthew now works at Which?, heading up their economic analysis unit. Matthew was Policy Exchange’s Head of Economics & Social Policy from 2011 to 2013, focusing on welfare reform, growth and the UK economy, public sector reform and financial policy. His recent publications include an assessment of the public sector pay premium across the wage distribution; reports outlining the next steps for tackling unemployment and benefit dependency; and a report outlining areas where Government must focus to boost growth in the long-term.

Matthew Oakley

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Further analysis on the public sector pay premium

Further analysis on the public sector pay premium

Read Publication This Research Note updates and extends our previous analysis of the public sector pay gap using three new quarters of Labour Force Survey data. It shows that for the median worker, an hourly pay gap of 8.89% exists when adjusted for age, gender, full...