Angus J. Holford
Research Affiliate

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Holford Angus Holford is a Senior Research Officer at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Essex. He is funded by the ESRC research centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC) and a major new ESRC project on socio-economic inequalities in access to and outcomes from Higher Education.

His main research interests are in family, labour and education economics, with a particular interest in the mechanisms determining human capital investments in and by children and young people, and socio-economic differences in the returns to these investments.

He obtained his PhD from the University of Essex in January 2015. He served as a Research Fellow to the Behavioural Insights Team (‘Nudge Unit’) at the UK government Cabinet Office in 2012-2013, received his MSc in Applied Economics and Data Analysis from the University of Essex in 2011 and BSc in Economics from Lancaster University in 2010.

He joined the IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2014.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10845  Angus J. Holford
Access to and Returns from Unpaid Graduate Internships
10040  Angus J. Holford
Do Parents Tax Their Children? Teenage Labour Supply and Financial Support
10009  Angus J. Holford
Youth Employment and Academic Performance: Production Functions and Policy Effects
8822  Angus J. Holford
The Labour Supply Effect of Education Maintenance Allowance and its Implications for Parental Altruism
(published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2015, 13 (3), 531 - 568 [journal version])
8760  Angus J. Holford
Stephen Pudney
Survey Design and the Determinants of Subjective Wellbeing: An Experimental Analysis