Max is a Research Economist in the Healthcare Sector at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. His recent work has examined the effects of Covid-19 on the NHS.
Ross joined the IFS in 2016 and works in the Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries. This centre combines research and in-country capacity building on tax and benefit policy and administration in a number of developing countries around the world.
Tom joined the IFS in 2016 and works in the Income, Work and Welfare sector. His work includes labour economics, tax and benefit policy, inequality, and poverty. Before joining IFS he worked at the Office for Budget Responsibility and HM Treasury.
James Watson is a macroeconomist working at the Greater London Authority. He specialises in macroeconomic modelling and forecasting, with an interest in combining these techniques with insights from other disciplines. James has forecasting experience in emerging markets, the US and Europe along with regional analysis in the UK.
Rob Watts is a Knowledge Exchange Associate at Strathclyde University’s Fraser of Allander Institute. He has expertise in analysing anti-poverty policies, human rights budgeting and the implications of economic policy for people with learning disabilities and family carers.