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Dr Paola De Agostini Senior Research Officer, University of Essex

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Email
pdeago@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 872860
Office
2N2.5B.10
Curriculum vitae
  • Consumption, demand and consumers' behaviour
  • Tax-benefit microsimulation modelling, distributional effects of tax-benefit policies
  • Inequality and well-being
  • Health and healthcare
  • Environment and Energy Use

Paola De Agostini jointed the EUROMOD team at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Essex in June 2011 where she is involved in the development, updating and analysis of various EU countries tax-benefit models (among others the UK). She is an experienced social science researcher specialized in applied micro-econometric analysis of social policies. She has a PhD in Applied Social and Economic Research, a MSc in Applied Economics and Data Analysis awarded by the University of Essex and a Degree (Laurea) in Economic and Business awarded by the University of Verona in Italy. Her research experience extends over the following fields: food economics, consumer behaviours and health economics, cost evaluation and policy analysis, market analysis, forecasting and spatial micro-simulation models, time-use analysis and environmental economics.


Publications

Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 36 in total

  1. The National Minimum Wage, the National Living Wage and the tax and benefit system

    Mike Brewer and Paola De Agostini

    1. Labour Economics
    2. Households
    3. Poverty
    4. Public Policy
    5. Welfare Benefits
    6. Income Dynamics
    7. Wages And Earnings
    8. Taxation
  2. Were we really all in it together? The distributional effects of the 2010-2015 UK Coalition government's tax-benefit policy changes

    Paola De Agostini, John Hills, and Holly Sutherland

    1. Pensions
    2. Public Policy
    3. Welfare Benefits
    4. Taxation
  3. The effect of changes in tax-benefit policies on the income distribution in 2008-2015

    Paola De Agostini, Alari Paulus, and Iva Valentinova Tasseva

    1. Poverty
    2. Welfare Benefits
    3. Microsimulation
    4. Taxation
  4. Benefits, pensions, tax credits and direct taxes

    John Hills, Paola De Agostini, and Holly Sutherland

    1. Pensions
    2. Economics
    3. Public Policy
    4. Welfare Benefits
    5. Microsimulation
    6. Taxation
    7. Social Policy
  5. Scenarios for reducing poverty in Belgium, Greece and the United Kingdom

    Tim Goedemé, Holly Sutherland, Paola De Agostini, et al.

    1. Poverty
    2. Public Policy
    3. Welfare Benefits
    4. Microsimulation
  6. Were we really all in it together? The distributional effects of the 2010-2015 UK Coalition government's tax-benefit policy changes: an end-of-term update

    Paola De Agostini, John Hills, and Holly Sutherland

    1. Pensions
    2. Public Policy
    3. Welfare Benefits
    4. Taxation
  7. The effect of tax-benefit changes on the income distribution in 2008-2014

    Paola De Agostini, Alari Paulus, and Iva Valentinova Tasseva

    1. Poverty
    2. Public Policy
    3. Welfare Benefits
    4. Income Dynamics
    5. Microsimulation
    6. Taxation
  8. Research note: the effect of different indexation scenarios on child poverty in the UK

    Paola De Agostini and Iva Valentinova Tasseva

    1. Young People
    2. Poverty
    3. Welfare Benefits
    4. Microsimulation
    5. Taxation
  9. Credit crunched: single parents, Universal Credit and the struggle to make work pay

    Mike Brewer and Paola De Agostini

    1. Welfare Benefits
    2. Wages And Earnings
    3. Microsimulation
    4. Taxation
  10. The National Minimum Wage and its interaction with the tax and benefits system: a focus on Universal Credit

    Mike Brewer and Paola De Agostini

    1. Labour Market
    2. Welfare Benefits
    3. Wages And Earnings
    4. Microsimulation
    5. Taxation
  11. Were we really all in it together? The distributional effects of the UK Coalition government's tax-benefit policy changes

    Paola De Agostini, John Hills, and Holly Sutherland

    1. Poverty
    2. Welfare Benefits
    3. Government
    4. Microsimulation
    5. Taxation
    6. Economic Policy
    7. Social Policy
  12. EUROMOD country report United Kingdom (UK) 2009-2013

    Paola De Agostini and Holly Sutherland

    1. Welfare Benefits
    2. Microsimulation
    3. Taxation
  13. The effect of tax-benefit changes on the income distribution in EU countries since the beginning of the economic crisis

    Paola De Agostini, Alari Paulus, Holly Sutherland, et al.

    1. Welfare Benefits
    2. Microsimulation
    3. Taxation
    4. Economic Policy
  14. The effect of tax-benefit changes on income distribution in EU countries since the beginning of the economic crisis

    Paola De Agostini, Alari Paulus, Holly Sutherland, et al.

    1. Public Policy
    2. Microsimulation
    3. Economic Policy
    4. International Economic Relations
  15. The effect of food prices and household income on the British diet

    Paola De Agostini

    1. Household Economics
    2. Health

Media

Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 23 in total

  1. Essex research making an impact on people’s lives

  2. Why doesn’t a higher minimum wage help the poor more?

  3. Health, housing, poverty: the coalition's social policy record audited

  4. Poor paying price as tax and welfare policies shift cash to rich

  5. UK coalition policies have shifted wealth to the rich

  6. UK coalition policies have shifted wealth to the rich

  7. Policy 'shifts money to better off'

  8. Coalition government has 'shifted money from poorest to better-off' through welfare cuts and tax reductions, study claims

  9. Revealed: how coalition has helped rich by hitting poor

  10. Revealed: how coalition has helped rich by hitting poor

  11. Universal credit pushes poor single parents into further poverty: new study for Gingerbread

  12. Working single parents will be worse off under universal credit

  13. Working single parents will be 'biggest losers' under universal credit

  14. Gingerbread report examines the effect of universal credit on single families

  15. Gingerbread: working single parents will be worse off under Universal Credit


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