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Dr. Jack Britton
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Profile

Biography

BSc Mathematics (Imperial College London)
MSc Economics (University of Bristol)
PhD Economics (University of Bristol) 
 
 

Career

I joined the University of York in 2022 from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, where I was an Associate Director co-leading the Education and Skills group. My main research interests are in labour economics and the economics of education. 

Research

Overview

I have led a large programme of research using the Dept. for Educations' Longitudinal Education Outcomes dataset to look at outcomes from higher education in the UK. See here for a summary of the projects. 

Publications

Selected publications

The impact of health on labor supply near retirement Journal of Human Resources, 2021  (with Richard Blundell, Monica Costa Dias and Eric French) link 
 
Do Income Contingent Student Loan Programs Reduce Labor Supply Economics of Education Review, 2020 (with Jon Gruber 

Health and Employment Amongst Older Workers Fiscal Studies, 2020 (with Eric French) 

A comparison of sample survey measures of earnings of English graduates with administrative data Journal for the Royal Statistical Society (Series A) with discussion,  2019 (with Neil Shephard and Anna Vignoles) 

Is improving access to university enough? Socio-economic gaps in the earnings of English graduates Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2019 (with Lorraine Dearden, Neil Shephard and Anna Vignoles)  

Income contingent loan design: Lessons from around the world Economics of Education Review, 2019  (with Laura van der Erve and Tim Higgins) 
 
Teacher pay and school productivity: Exploiting wage regulation Journal of Public Economics, 2016 (with Carol Propper) 

Teaching

Postgraduate

 

 

Jack Britton

Jack Britton
Reader
Department of Economics
Room: A/EC/109

Tel: 01904 323756
Email: jack.britton@york.ac.uk

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