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Research interests

Paul Gregg is a Professor of Economic and Social Policy, and Director of the Centre for Analysis and Social Policy at the University of Bath.

Paul is a member of the statutory Social Mobility Commission.

He also sits on the body that sets the Living Wage for the Living Wage Foundation and also the Social Metrics Commission which seeks to establish a consenual measure of poverty in the UK.

He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Millennium Cohort Study.

In 2009 he completed a review of Personalised Support and Conditionality in the Welfare System for the UK Department of Work and Pensions and was formally a member of the Council of Economic Advisors at HM Treasury 1997-2006, where he worked on unemployment, worklessness, tax credits and child poverty.

Paul is a programme director at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation covering Families, Children and Welfare.

Research interests

  • Youth unemployment and Workless households
  • Intergenerational social mobility
  • Drivers of social disadvantage
  • Wage growth and job stability
  • Child poverty

Further publications

Paul Gregg has more publication details at University of Bristol.

Recent activities

Participating in the Bank of England Monetary Policy Roundtable Research meeting
10 July 2013

Presenting to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) On Youth Unemployment
4-5 July 2013

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Projects 2011 2018

Social Mobility
labor market
truancy
school
further education

Understanding Britain's Falling Real Wages

Gregg, P.

1/09/153/09/17

Project: UK charity

economics
health occupations
equality
well-being
literature

Lone Parenthood, Poverty and Child Development

Harkness, S. & Gregg, P.

31/12/1231/10/14

Project: Research council

parenthood
parents
poverty
social change
experience

Research Output 2001 2017

Global and disaggregated measures of earnings mobility: evidence from five european countries

Vittori, C. & Gregg, P. 1 Oct 2017 In : Bulletin of Economic Research. 69, 4, p. 395–420

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European countries
Earnings mobility
Denmark
Earnings distribution
Italy
4 Citations

Moving towards estimating sons' lifetime intergenerational economic mobility in the UK

Gregg, P., Macmillan, L. & Vittori, C. Feb 2017 In : Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 79, 1, p. 79-100

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Lifetime
Economics
trend
Attenuation
economics

STUDY, WORK, PROGRESS, REPEAT?

Gregg, P. & Gardiner, L. 2017 London UK: Resolution Foundation.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

2 Citations
Open Access
Sweden
income
educational inequality
education
family income

Closing the Gap: A Living Wage that means families don't go short

Gregg, P., Kelly, G., Dowden, J., Kendrick, F., O'Grady, F., Robb, A., Unwin, J., Watt, J. & Wickham, R. Sep 2016 11 p.London : Living Wage Foundation

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
Salaries and Fringe Benefits