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Latest Projects

Estimating the effect of crime (maps) on house prices using a natural experiment

Dr. Monsuru Adepeju (PERU) worked alongside Dr. Meng Le Zhang of University of Sheffield to investigate the impact of public crime information on house prices in England and Wales, leveraging the geomasking in online crime maps as a natural experiment.

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Meeting Scotland’s child poverty reduction targets

This project looks at the relative effectiveness of childcare, employability programmes and social security levers in achieving the child poverty reduction targets

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Housing costs and child poverty

This project utilise the IPPR tax-benefit model to model the effects, at a household level, of changes to housing policy, accounting for the complexities in the benefit system.

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Exploring the frontiers of microsimulation

Tax-benefit microsimulation modelling is a well-established technique used in many countries around the world for estimating the fiscal, distributional and poverty effects of policy change in the tax and benefit system

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Providing advice on building a dynamic microsimulation modelling for non-communicable diseases

The Health Foundation REAL Centre is working with the University of Liverpool to build a dynamic microsimulation model of non-communicable diseases to allow analysis of future demand for healthcare.

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Assessing the impact on poverty of changes to the Local Housing Allowance

This will provide the first definitive view of the impact that the changes to the Local Housing Allowance over the past decade have had on poverty

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