Housing, Planning & Urban Policy/Economics & Social Policy Research Fellow, 2012-2013
Paul joined Policy Exchange in September 2012 as a Research Fellow working across both the Housing, Planning & Urban Policy and the Economics & Social Policy units. Paul is particularly interested in land/housing policy, active labour market policies, and taxation. Previous research has focussed on the effects of unemployment benefit conditionality and the relationship between decentralisation and economic growth.Prior to joining Policy Exchange, Paul read Political Science at New York University and completed an MSc Economics at the London School of Economics with a focus on labour economics.
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by Paul Garaud | Mar 25, 2013Read Publication Changes need to be made to the government’s flagship welfare policy in order to ensure less people in work are reliant on the state to top up their wages. At the moment there are 1.3 million workers who rely on benefits, in the form of Working Tax...
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