Chris Thoung is an economist specialising in evidence and analysis for public policy. His expertise covers a wide range of areas including macroeconomics; labour markets; health; education; and equality and human rights, with experience spanning research consultancy, think tanks and the public sector.
As a director at Cambridge Econometrics (CE), he has responsibility for the company’s portfolio of work on social policy and place, covering topics including jobs and skills; and inequality and poverty. Clients for this work include national and local governments, international organisations and non-governmental organisations.
Chris recently led a CE study on the macroeconomics of basic income in the UK. He previously co-authored and contributed analysis to research on basic income for the Royal Society of Arts.