Adam Tinson

Head of Research

Adam is an economist who oversees NPI’s research programme. His research interests focus on poverty and inequality, low pay, employment and social security. Most recently he has led on London’s Poverty Profile 2017, one of NPI’s flagship reports. Previously, he has led research on Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2016 and Disability and Poverty in the UK. Other recent work includes consulting for the Greater London Authority’s Intelligence Unit devising indicators on social integration, and studies on labour market inequalities and economic inequality. Adam has expertise in a variety of research methods and extensive knowledge of official data sources relevant to the labour market, social security and household income. He is also responsible for NPI’s population level modelling and is an ONS-Approved Researcher. Adam is an able communicator with experience in public speaking, writing in a variety of formats for different audiences and disseminating research. He been interviewed for a variety of TV and radio programmes, including the BBC, LBC and London Live. In addition to research, Adam has served as a Commissioner on the Hammersmith and Fulham Poverty and Worklessness Commission and is on the advisory group for a project on the multi-dimensional measurement of poverty. Prior to joining NPI, Adam worked as an intern at the Centre for Cities and a Social Policy and Information Officer with Citizens Advice NI, where he worked on fuel poverty. He graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2012 with a first in Economics and Politics, including winning the YouGov prize and the Iona Tarrant Memorial prize.

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