Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Professor Paul Gregg

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Professor

3 East 3.38
Email: p.gregg@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 4055

Further publications

Paul Gregg has more publication details at University of Bristol.

Recent activities

Participating in the Bank of England Monetary Policy Roundtable Research meeting
10 July 2013

Presenting to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) On Youth Unemployment
4-5 July 2013

Profile

Paul Gregg is a Professor of Economic and Social Policy, and Director of the Centre for Analysis and Social Policy at the University of Bath.

Paul has been appointed to the government Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, and in 2011 Paul was a member of a CBI steering group on Getting the UK Working, and a commission on youth unemployment run by AVECO and headed by David Miliband.

He completed a review of Personalised Support and Conditionality in the Welfare System for the UK Department of Work and Pensions in 2009.

He was formally a member of the Council of Economic Advisors at HM Treasury 1997-2006, where he worked on unemployment, welfare reform and child poverty.

He recently joined the Governing Board of the New UK Birth Cohort Study.

Paul is a programme director at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation covering Families, Children and Welfare.

Research interests

  • Youth unemployment
  • Workless households
  • Child poverty
  • Intergenerational mobility
  • Drivers of social disadvantage

Teaching

Postgraduate

Publications

Book/s

Gregg, P. and Wadsworth, J., eds., 2011. The labour market in winter: the state of working Britain. Oxford, U. K.: Oxford University Press.

Articles

Washbrook, E., Gregg, P. and Propper, C., 2014. A decomposition analysis of the relationship between parental income and multiple child outcomes. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A - Statistics in Society, 177 (4), pp. 757-782.

Gregg, P., Fernandez Salgado, M. and Machin, S., 2014. Real Wages and Unemployment in the Big Squeeze. The Economic journal, 124 (576), pp. 408-432.

Gregg, P., Fernandez Salgado, M. and Machin, S., 2014. The Squeeze on Real Wages – and what it Might take to End it. National Institute Economic Review, 228 (1), R3-R16.

Blanden, J., Gregg, P. and Macmillan, L., 2013. Intergenerational persistence in income and social class : The impact of increased inequality. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A - Statistics in Society, 176 (2), pp. 541-563.

Gregg, P., Macmillan, L. and Nasim, B., 2012. The impact of fathers' job loss during the recession of the 1980s on their children's educational attainment and labour market outcomes. Fiscal Studies, 33 (2), pp. 237-264.

Gregg, P., Grout, P. A., Ratcliffe, A., Smith, S. and Windmeijer, F., 2011. How important is pro-social behaviour in the delivery of public services? Journal of Public Economics, 95 (7-8), pp. 758-766.

Gregg, P., Scutella, R. and Wadsworth, J., 2010. Reconciling workless measures at the individual and household level. Theory and evidence from the United States, Britain, Germany, Spain and Australia. Journal of Population Economics, 23 (1), pp. 139-167.

Atkinson, A., Burgess, S., Croxson, B., Gregg, P., Propper, C., Slater, H. and Wilson, D., 2009. Evaluating the impact of performance-related pay for teachers in England. Labour Economics, 16 (3), pp. 251-261.

Gregg, P., Harkness, S. and Smith, S., 2009. Welfare reform and lone parents in the UK. The Economic Journal, 119 (535), F38-F65.

Gregg, P. and Wadsworth, J., 2008. Two sides to every story: measuring polarization and inequality in the distribution of work. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 171 (4), pp. 857-875.

Burgess, S., Gregg, P., Propper, C. and Washbrook, E., 2008. Maternity rights and mothers' return to work. Labour Economics, 15 (2), pp. 168-201.

Gregg, P. and Tominey, E., 2005. The wage scar from male youth unemployment. Labour Economics, 12 (4), pp. 487-509.

Gregg, P., 2001. The impact of youth unemployment on adult unemployment in the NCDS. The Economic Journal, 111 (475), pp. 626-563.

Reports/Papers

Bain, G., Gregg, P., Manning, A., McKnight, A., Mumford, K., Philpott, J., Plunkett, J., Smith, N. and Wilson, T., 2014. More than a minimum : The resolution foundation review of the future of the national minimum wage: The final report. Other. Resolution Foundation.

Gregg, P., 2014. Options for an Irish youth guarantee : OECD youth action plan. Other. OECD.

Milburn, A., Shephard, G., Attwood, T., Carrie, A. M., Cleal, P., Gregg, P., Johnston, D., Guy, C., Hamilton, D. and Williams, C., 2013. State of the Nation 2013: social mobility and child poverty in Great Britain. Other. Social Mobility & Child Poverty (SMCP) Commission.

Milburn, A., Shephard, G., Cleal, P., Johnston, D., Attwood, T., Gregg, P., Hamilton, D., Carrie, A. M., Guy, C. and Williams, C., 2013. Business and Social Mobility: a Manifesto for Change. Other. London: Social Mobility & Child Poverty (SMCP) Commission.

Gregg, P., Cleal, P., Shephard, G., Milburn, A., Johnston, D., Attwood, T., Carrie, A. M., Guy, C., Williams, C. and Hamilton, D., 2013. Social mobility: the next steps. Other. London: Social Mobility & Child Poverty (SMCP) Commission.

Washbrook, E., Gregg, P. and Propper, C., 2013. A decomposition analysis of the relationship between parental income and multiple child outcomes. Working Paper. Bristol: Centre for Market and Public Organisation, University of Bristol. (The Centre for Market and Public Organisation Working Paper Series; 13/313)

Gregg, P., Milburn, A., Attwood, T., Cleal, P., Shephard, G., Hamilton, D., Carrie, A. M., Guy, C., Williams, C. and Johnston, D., 2013. Public attitudes towards social mobility and in-work poverty. Other. London: Social Mobility & Child Poverty (SMCP) Commission.

Gregg, P., Milburn, A., Shephard, G., Cleal, P., Attwood, T., Johnston, D., Hamilton, D., Carrie, A. M., Guy, C. and Williams, C., 2013. Higher Education: the Fair Access Challenge. Other. London: Social Mobility & Child Poverty (SMCP) Commission.

Gregg, P., Milburn, A., Cleal, P., Shephard, G., Johnston, D., Attwood, T., Hamilton, D., Carrie, A. M., Guy, C. and Williams, C., 2013. Response to "Measuring Child Poverty: a consultation on better measures of child poverty". Other. London: Social Mobility & Child Poverty (SMCP) Commission.

Gregg, P. and Machin, S., 2012. What a drag: The chilling impact of unemployment on real wages. Other. London: Resolution Foundation.

Harkness, S., Gregg, P. and MacMillan, L., 2012. Poverty : The Role of Institutions, Behaviours and Culture. Other. York, U. K.: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Gregg, P., Hurrell, A. and Whittaker, M., 2012. Creditworthy : assessing the impact of tax credits in the last decade and considering what this means for Universal Credit. Other. Resolution Foundation.

Britton, J., Gregg, P., Macmillan, L. and Mitchell, S., 2011. The early bird ... preventing young people from becoming a NEET statistic. Other. Bristol: Department of Economics and CMPO, University of Bristol.

Gregg, P., 2008. Realising potential: a vision for personalised conditionality and support : an independent report to the Department for Work and Pensions by Professor Paul Gregg. Other. The Stationary Office.

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