Director of Research and Chief Economist
Alfie is the Director of Research and Chief Economist at the New Economics Foundation (NEF). He leads the foundation’s research and policy teams across economics, social policy and the environment. Alfie has particular expertise in fiscal policy, monetary policy and social security reform, but has published research across a range of 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 and fiscal policy research for the Commission on Economic Justice and managing the development of the IPPR tax and benefit micro simulation model. Alfie’s work receives broad press coverage in the UK and abroad, and he is a regular contributor in national media through TV, radio and print.
Alfie Stirling on talkRADIO
19 June 2020
Alfie Stirling on LBC
15 June 2020
19 May 2020
The government support schemes designed to help those impacted by the economic shutdown are not available to millions who need them
Alfie Stirling, Sarah Arnold, Lukasz Krebel
11 May 2020
Longer-term plans for economic recovery must include repairing the tax base.
Alfie Stirling, Sarah Arnold
10 May 2020
06 May 2020
How to protect renters from eviction during Covid-19
Joe Beswick, Sarah Arnold, Lukasz Krebel, Christian Jaccarini, Alfie Stirling
04 May 2020
25 April 2020
Up to 5.6 million UK workers at risk of losing their jobs and might not be able to use the government’s income protection schemes
Lukasz Krebel, Christian Jaccarini, Alfie Stirling
11 April 2020
Alfie Stirling on BBC Radio London
02 April 2020
01 April 2020
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