Professor Sir Richard Blundell CBE FBA (David Ricardo Chair of Political Economy at UCL and Director of the ESRC Research Centre at IFS) today received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Economics from Ca' Foscari University of Venice. He delivered his Lectio Magistralis on 'Economic Policy Reform and the Challenge of Inequality'.
Andrew Chesher is William Stanley Jevons Professor of Economics and
Economic Measurement at UCL. In 2000, he founded the ESRC Centre for Microdata Methods and
Practice (Cemmap) and was recently President of the Royal Economic Society.