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.
We must fight the next recession by investing in a green future
Frank Van Lerven and Alfie Stirling write for openDemocracy
How does our obsession with GDP incentivise activity like that of the Betfred Tycoons?
Alfie Stirling on talkRADIO
How a land value tax can pull local authorities out of crisis
Replacing business rates with land value tax could save small businesses money, and undo some of the cuts to local authorities.
When it comes to economics, there is no infallible voice of authority
Alfie Stiring writes for OpenDemocracy.