Professor Alan Marsh

Specialist in the use of large-scale survey research to study:

* the relationship between social and economic change and social policy, and
* the evaluation of social policy both in general and in quasi-experimental pilots.

Current studies concentrate on low-income families with children, lone parents, long-term unemployed and disabled people, determining the outcomes for family well-being of incentives to increase labour market participation, active case management, household income sharing, improved education and health.

Qualifications

1969- BA in Social Psychology in the School of African and Asian Studies, University of Sussex

1976 - PhD in Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science

Contact details

  • Telephone: +44 (0)20 7911 7523

Projects


Working for Families Evaluation

Employment Retention and Advancement (ERA) Scheme

The Families and Children Study (FACS)

The Programme of Research on Low-income Families (PRILIF)

Publications



Implementation and second-year impacts for lone parents in the UK Employment Retention and Advancement (ERA) Demonstration


The take-up rate of Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance: Feasibility study


Implementation and first-year impacts of the UK Employment Retention and Advancement (ERA) demonstration


Maternity and Paternity Rights and Benefits: Survey of Employees 2005


The Employment Retention Advancement Scheme: Summary Report on the Implementation of ERA


The Employment, Retention, Advancement Scheme: Summary Report on the Implementation of ERA


Individuals' donations to charities and their use of tax relief


Employment and child poverty


The British lone parent cohort and their children: 1991 to 2001


Families and Children Study


Discrimination in Europe


Families and Children Study: Work and Childcare


Earnings Top-up evaluation: effects on low-paid workers


The ETU Evaluation Synthesis Report


The First Effects of Earnings Top-up


The British Lone Parent Cohort 1991 to 1998


The First Effects of ONE


The Medium-term Effects of the Voluntary Stage of ONE


Low Paid Work in Britain


Low-income Families in Britain


What Happens to Lone Parents


Lone Parents on the Margins of Work


Leaving Incapacity Benefit


The Health Trap: Poverty, Smoking and Lone Parenthood


Why Didn't They Claim?


Poor Smokers


Families, Work and Benefits


Final Effects of ONE