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Public Policy and Data

This theme investigates how best to design policies to tackle the most pressing challenges world economies face.

It features researchers working across multiple disciplines, including statistics, health and behavioural science. Our associates go out of their way to collect and analyse novel data sources and employ a wide range of empirical methods, structural modelling, policy evaluation and machine learning. They also conduct field experiments working directly alongside government agencies to provide evidence to drive effective policy change.

Theme leaders

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Roland Rathelot

Roland is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick

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Lucie Gadenne

Lucie Gadenne is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick

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Ludovica Gazze

Ludovica is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick

Current and future projects

Our researchers are working in a wide range of areas. Current and future projects include analysis of whether the UK should have a wealth tax, the post-COVID labour market, monitoring technologies and police violence, gender equality in the workplace, assistance for refugees in developing countries, and effective approaches to environment regulations.

Feature

 

Our special issue of Advantage magazine showcases some of the recent research from our Public policy and data theme.