Paul Garaud

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.

Paul Garaud

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Lone Parent Obligations Impact Assessment

Lone Parent Obligations Impact Assessment

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Slow Progress: Improving progression in the UK labour market

Slow Progress: Improving progression in the UK labour market

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