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Jack Blundell.

Jack Blundell

Visiting Fellow

Expertise: labour economics, public economics, empirical methods


Dr Jack Blundell works as a commercial data scientist and is a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics. He has worked on the UK's gender pay gap reporting policy, intergenerational mobility, income dynamics and the labour market effect of Covid-19. Jack's research has been highlighted in the Guardian, Telegraph and Financial Times, and his expertise has been drawn on by UK policymakers and international organisations. Jack holds a PhD from Stanford University and an MPhil from Oxford university, both in Economics.

Current areas of research include:

  • The way in which the valuations of different skills in the labour market are affected by technological change
  • The production technology with which different skills and parental investments interact throughout childhood to determine cognitive ability and health status
  • Explaining the growth and excellence of cities in recent decades by investigating sorting patterns