Alan is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics and Director of the Community Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance at the LSE. His research generally covers labour markets with a focus on imperfect competition, minimum wages, job polarisation, immigration, and gender. On immigration, his interests expand beyond the economy to issues, such as social housing, minority groups, and identity. Alan holds a DPhil in Economics from Oxford University. For more on Alan’s work, visit his personal website.