Alfie Stirling

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Alfie Stirling

Head of Economics


Alfie is Head of Economics at the New Economics Foundation. He leads the foundation’s work on fiscal policy, monetary policy and social security reform. In addition to these core interests, Alfie has published work across a number of different areas, including finance, labour market reform, industrial strategy and family policy. Prior to joining NEF, Alfie worked as a senior economist at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), leading their macroeconomic policy research for the Commission on Economic Justice and managing the development of the IPPR tax and benefit micro simulation model. Alfie is a regular contributor in the media through TV, radio and print.