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Brian Bell.

Brian Bell


Expertise: labour economics, economics of crime


Professor Brian Bell is Professor of Economics at King's Business School and Research Associate at the CEP. He is Chair of the Migration Advisory Committee and was a member of the Police Pay Review Body from 2014-17.

Current areas of research include:

  • Wages and inequality: CEO pay; the impact of immigration on wages and employment; intergenerational mobility.
  • Economics of crime: immigration and crime; the impact of unemployment when leaving school on subsequent criminal behaviour; the causal effect of education on crime.