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Matthew Oakley

Senior Fellow

Matthew Oakley joined the SMF as Senior Researcher in July 2015, he is also Director of WPI Economics. Before joining the SMF, Matthew had been Chief Economist and Head of Financial Services Policy at Which?, Head of Economics and Social Policy at Policy Exchange and an Economic Advisor at the Treasury. He has an MSc in Economics from University College London, where he specialised in labour economics and econometrics. He also led the Independent Review of Jobseeker’s Allowance sanctions that reported to Parliament in 2014.

Twitter: @MJ_Oakley

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