Stephen P. Jenkins
Research Fellow

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Jenkins Stephen Jenkins is Professor of Economic and Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He was Professor of Economics at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex 1994-2010, and ISER Director April 2006-August 2009. Previous employment: Professor of Applied Economics, University of Wales Swansea (1991-94); Lecturer, University of Bath (1983-91); Research Fellow, University of York (1979, 1981-83); Junior Lecturer in Economics, Massey University, New Zealand (1978). He received his D.Phil in 1983 from the University of York, UK. He is also a Research Professor at the DIW-Berlin. He was Chair (President) of the Council for the International Association for Research on Income and Wealth 2006-8, and President of the European Society for Population Economics in 1998. Stephen's first published papers were about the intergenerational inheritance of income and the economics of English provincial repertory theatre, but most subsequent ones have been about income distribution and the labour market. His current research focuses on income and poverty dynamics, benefit spell durations and labour force transitions. Stephen's publications have appeared in a wide range of international journals and edited volumes. His most recent books are The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Incomes, OUP 2013 (co-edited with Andrea Brandolini, John Micklewright and Brian Nolan), and Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain, OUP 2011,

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2000.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
10869  Andrea Brandolini
Stephen P. Jenkins
John Micklewright
Tony Atkinson and His Legacy
10868  Richard V. Burkhauser
Nicolas Herault
Stephen P. Jenkins
Roger Wilkins
Survey Under-Coverage of Top Incomes and Estimation of Inequality: What Is the Role of the UK's SPI Adjustment?
10124  Stephen P. Jenkins
Pareto Models, Top Incomes, and Recent Trends in UK Income Inequality
9718  Richard V. Burkhauser
Nicolas Herault
Stephen P. Jenkins
Roger Wilkins
What Has Been Happening to UK Income Inequality since the Mid-1990s? Answers from Reconciled and Combined Household Survey and Tax Return Data
8835  Stephen P. Jenkins
The Income Distribution in the UK: A Picture of Advantage and Disadvantage
(published in: H. Dean and L. Platt (eds.), Social Advantage and Disadvantage, Ch.7, 135 - 160, Oxford University Press, 2016. )
8786  Herwig Immervoll
Stephen P. Jenkins
Sebastian Königs
Are Recipients of Social Assistance 'Benefit Dependent'? Concepts, Measurement and Results for Selected Countries
(Section 3 of this paper has been accepted for publication by the International Journal of Social Welfare)
8501  Stephen P. Jenkins
World Income Inequality Databases: An Assessment of WIID and SWIID
(published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 13 (4), December 2015, 629–671)
7823  Sirma Demir Șeker
Stephen P. Jenkins
Poverty Trends in Turkey
(Revised version published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 13 (3), 2015, 401–424 )
7730  Markus Jäntti
Stephen P. Jenkins
Income Mobility
(published in: AB Atkinson and F. Bourguignon, Handbook of Income Distribution, Volume 2, North-Holland Elsevier, 2015.)
7583  Mark L. Bryan
Stephen P. Jenkins
Regression Analysis of Country Effects Using Multilevel Data: A Cautionary Tale
(published in European Sociological Review, online first 2015, doi: 10.1093/esr/jcv059 )
7491  Lorenzo Cappellari
Stephen P. Jenkins
Earnings and Labour Market Volatility in Britain
(revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2014, 30, 201-211)
7071  Stephen P. Jenkins
Philippe Van Kerm
The Relationship between EU Indicators of Persistent and Current Poverty
(published in: Social Indicators Research, 2014, 116(2), 611–638)
5510  Stephen P. Jenkins
Philippe Van Kerm
Trends in Individual Income Growth: Measurement Methods and British Evidence
5242  Stephen P. Jenkins
The British Household Panel Survey and its Income Data
(published as: Chapter 4 , in: S.P. Jenkins: Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain, Oxford University Press, 2011)
4457  Lorenzo Cappellari
Stephen P. Jenkins
The Dynamics of Social Assistance Benefit Receipt in Britain
(revised version published in Research in Labor Economics, Volume 39: Safety Nets and Benefit Dependence, 39, 2014, 39–77)
4426  Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Stephen P. Jenkins
Jeff Larrimore
Recent Trends in Top Income Shares in the USA: Reconciling Estimates from March CPS and IRS Tax Return Data
(revised version published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 94 (2), 371–388 )
4392  Marco Francesconi
Stephen P. Jenkins
Thomas Siedler
The Effect of Lone Motherhood on the Smoking Behaviour of Young Adults
(published in: Health Economics, 2010, 19 (11), 1377-1384)
4011  Stephen P. Jenkins
Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Jeff Larrimore
Measuring Inequality Using Censored Data: A Multiple Imputation Approach
(revised version published in: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A (Statistics in Society), 2011, 174 (1), 63 - 81)
3765  Lorenzo Cappellari
Stephen P. Jenkins
The Dynamics of Social Assistance Receipt: Measurement and Modelling Issues, with an Application to Britain
3690  Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Stephen P. Jenkins
Jeff Larrimore
Estimating Trends in US Income Inequality Using the Current Population Survey: The Importance of Controlling for Censoring
(revised version published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2011, 9 (3), 393 - 415)
2839  Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Stephen P. Jenkins
Using the P90/P10 Index to Measure US Inequality Trends with Current Population Survey Data: A View from Inside the Census Bureau Vaults
(published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2009, 55 (1), 166–185)
2831  Stephen P. Jenkins
Inequality and the GB2 Income Distribution
(published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2009, 55 (2), 392–398)
2814  Stephen P. Jenkins
John Micklewright
New Directions in the Analysis of Inequality and Poverty
(published in: Stephen P. Jenkins and John Micklewright (eds.), Inequality and Poverty Re-Examined, Oxford: OUP, 2007)
2112  Lorenzo Cappellari
Stephen P. Jenkins
Calculation of Multivariate Normal Probabilities by Simulation, with Applications to Maximum Simulated Likelihood Estimation
(published in: Stata Journal, 2006, 6 (2), 156-189)
1959  Stephen P. Jenkins
John Micklewright
Sylke V. Schnepf
Social Segregation in Secondary Schools: How Does England Compare with Other Countries?
(published in: Oxford Review of Education, 2008, 34(1), 21-38)
1837  Marco Francesconi
Stephen P. Jenkins
Thomas Siedler
Childhood Family Structure and Schooling Outcomes: Evidence for Germany
(published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2010, 23 (3), 1073-1103 )
1141  Stephen P. Jenkins
Philippe Van Kerm
Accounting for Income Distribution Trends: A Density Function Decomposition Approach
(published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2005, 3(1), 43–61)
904  Stephen P. Jenkins
Philippe Van Kerm
Trends in Income Inequality, Pro-Poor Income Growth and Income Mobility
(published in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2006, 58 (3), 531-548)
850  Stephen P. Jenkins
Lars Osberg
Nobody to Play With? The Implications of Leisure Coordination
(published in: D. Hamermesh and G. Pfann (eds), The Economics of Time Use, Contributions to Economic Analysis, No. 271, Chapter 5, 113–145, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2005)
763  Martin Biewen
Stephen P. Jenkins
Estimation of Generalized Entropy and Atkinson Inequality Indices from Complex Survey Data
(revised version published in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 68 (3), 371-383 )
604  Stephen P. Jenkins
Christian Schluter
The Effect of Family Income During Childhood on Later-Life Attainment: Evidence from Germany
504  Lorenzo Cappellari
Stephen P. Jenkins
Modelling Low Income Transitions
(published in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2004, 19 (5), 593-610)
364  Markus Jäntti
Stephen P. Jenkins
Examining the Impact of Macro-Economic Conditions on Income Inequality
(published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2010, 8(2), 221–240)
 

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