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Dr Paola De Agostini Senior Research Officer, University of Essex

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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.


Displaying publications 31 - 36 of 36 in total

  1. Toward a New Funding System for the Italian Community-Based Mental Health System

    Paola De Agostini

  2. WMM D3.3 'Utilities' Trends, Elasticities and Cohort Analysis

    Paola De Agostini and Ben Anderson

  3. The relationship between food consumption and socio-economic status: evidence among British youths

    Paola De Agostini

    1. Young People
    2. Health
  4. The Relationship Between Food Consumption, Age and Gender Over Time in Britain

    Paola De Agostini

  5. Consumer Behaviour: consumer spending patterns

    Paola De Agostini

  6. Estimating the small area effects of austerity measures in the UK

    Ben Anderson, Paola De Agostini, and Tony Lawson


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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