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Dr Paul Fisher Research Fellow, University of Essex

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My research spans a variety of areas in applied economics. Ongoing projects cover: labour economics, economic demography and health economics. I am also interested in the design, collection and analysis of survey data, particularly with regard to the measurement of household living standards. I am a member of the Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Study team responsible for income research ( 

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    1. Household income volatility in the UK, 2009-2017

      Silvia Avram, Mike Brewer, Paul Fisher, et al.

      1. Households
      2. Economics
      3. Income Dynamics
    2. Understanding Society and its income data

      Paul Fisher, Laura Fumagalli, Nick Buck, et al.

      1. Households
      2. Research
      3. Income Dynamics
      4. Surveys
    3. Improving household finances data with joint interviewing and a balance edit: cognitive testing of a 'Benefit Unit Finance' module

      Tim Hanson, Phil Westwood, Jonathan Burton, et al.

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Survey Methodology
      3. Finance
    4. Understanding how people conceptualise household finances

      Thomas Chisholm, Heidi Hasbrouck, Alice Coulter, et al.

      1. Households
      2. Survey Methodology
      3. Income Dynamics
      4. Savings And Assets
      5. Household Economics
      6. Debt: Indebtedness
      7. Finance
    5. Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 9: results from methodological experiments

      Michaela Benzeval, Annamaria Bianchi, Mike Brewer, et al.

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