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Professor Holly Sutherland

Emeritus Professor
Institute for Social and Economic Research
Professor Holly Sutherland

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Use of microsimulation to understand policy effects in international comparative perspective; the gender effects of redistribution policy; child poverty measurement and analysis

Publications

Journal articles (50)

Paulus, A., Sutherland, H. and Tasseva, I., (2020). Indexing out of poverty? Fiscal drag and benefit erosion in cross-national perspective. Review of Income and Wealth. 66 (2), 311-333

Leventi, C., Sutherland, H. and Tasseva, IV., (2019). Improving poverty reduction in Europe: what works best where?. Journal of European Social Policy. 29 (1), 29-43

Hufkens, T., Goedemé, T., Gasior, K., Leventi, C., Manios, K., Rastrigina, O., Recchia, P., Sutherland, H., Mechelen, NV. and Verbist, G., (2019). The Hypothetical Household Tool (HHoT) in EUROMOD: a new instrument for comparative research on tax-benefit policies in Europe. International Journal of Microsimulation. 12 (3), 68-85

De Agostini, P., Hills, J. and Sutherland, H., (2018). Were We Really All in it Together? The Distributional Effects of the 2010-15 UK Coalition Government's Tax-benefit Policy Changes. Social Policy and Administration. 52 (5), 929-949

Sutherland, HE., (2018). Quality assessment of microsimulation models: the case of EUROMOD. International Journal of Microsimulation. 11 (1), 198-223

Figari, F., Paulus, A., Sutherland, H., Tsakloglou, P., Verbist, G. and Zantomio, F., (2017). Removing Homeownership Bias in Taxation: The Distributional Effects of Including Net Imputed Rent in Taxable Income. Fiscal Studies. 38 (4), 525-557

Paulus, A., Figari, F. and Sutherland, H., (2017). The design of fiscal consolidation measures in the European Union: distributional effects and implications for macro-economic recovery. Oxford Economic Papers. 69 (3), 632-654

Aaberge, R., Bourguignon, F., Brandolini, A., Ferreira, FHG., Gornick, JC., Hills, J., Jäntti, M., Jenkins, SP., Marlier, E., Micklewright, J., Nolan, B., Piketty, T., Radermacher, WJ., Smeeding, TM., Stern, NH., Stiglitz, J. and Sutherland, H., (2017). Tony Atkinson and his Legacy. Review of Income and Wealth. 63 (3), 411-444

Sutherland, HE., Leventi, C., Tasseva, I., Nolan, B. and Atkinson, AB., (2017). Reducing poverty and inequality through tax-benefit reform and the minimum wage: the UK as a case-study. Journal of Economic Inequality. 15 (4), 303-323

Navicke, J., Rastrigina, O. and Sutherland, H., (2014). Nowcasting Indicators of Poverty Risk in the European Union: A Microsimulation Approach. Social Indicators Research. 119 (1), 101-119

Avram, S., Levy, H. and Sutherland, H., (2014). Income redistribution in the European Union. IZA Journal of European Labor Studies. 3 (1)

Andor, L., Dullien, S., Jara, HX., Sutherland, H. and Gros, D., (2014). Designing a European unemployment insurance scheme. Intereconomics. 49 (4), 184-203

Salgado, MF., Figari, F., Sutherland, H. and Tumino, A., (2014). Welfare Compensation for Unemployment in the Great Recession. Review of Income and Wealth. 60 (S1), S177-S204

Avram, S., Levy, H. and Sutherland, H., (2014). Income redistribution in the European Union. IZA Journal of European Labor Studies. 3 (1), creators-Sutherland=3AHolly=3A=3A

Figari, F., Matsaganis, M. and Sutherland, H., (2013). Are European social safety nets tight enough? Coverage and adequacy of Minimum Income schemes in 14 EU countries. International Journal of Social Welfare. 22 (1), 3-14

Sutherland, H. and Figari, F., (2013). EUROMOD: the European Union tax-benefit microsimulation model. International Journal of Microsimulation. 6 (1), 4-26

Levy, H., Matsaganis, M. and Sutherland, H., (2013). Towards a European Union Child Basic Income? Within and between country effects. International Journal of Microsimulation. 6 (1), 63-85

Figari, F., Matsaganis, M. and Sutherland, H., (2013). The financial well-being of elderly people in Europe and the redistributive effects of minimum pension schemes. Rivista Italiana degli Economisti. 18 (2), 149-174

Figari, F., Iacovou, M., Skew, AJ. and Sutherland, H., (2012). Approximations to the Truth: Comparing Survey and Microsimulation Approaches to Measuring Income for Social Indicators. Social Indicators Research. 105 (3), 387-407

Figari, F., Paulus, A. and Sutherland, H., (2011). Measuring the Size and Impact of Public Cash Support for Children in Cross-National Perspective. Social Science Computer Review. 29 (1), 85-102

Francesconi, M., Sutherland, H. and Zantomio, F., (2011). A comparison of earnings measures from longitudinal and cross-sectional surveys: evidence from the UK. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society). 174 (2), 297-326

Figari, F., Salvatori, A. and Sutherland, H., (2011). Economic Downturn and Stress Testing European Welfare Systems. Research in Labor Economics. 32, 257-286

Figari, F., Immervoll, H., Levy, H. and Sutherland, H., (2011). Inequalities within Couples in Europe: Market Incomes and the Role of Taxes and Benefits. Eastern Economic Journal. 37 (3), 344-366

Mullan, K., Sutherland, H. and Zantomio, F., (2011). Accounting for Housing in Poverty Analysis. Social Policy and Society. 10 (04), 471-482

Paulus, A., Sutherland, H. and Tsakloglou, P., (2010). The distributional impact of in-kind public benefits in European countries. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 29 (2), 243-266

Figari, F., Salvatori, A. and Sutherland, H., (2010). Stress testing the UK welfare system for unemployment. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. 18 (3), 229-242

Sutherland, H., Hancock, R., Hills, J. and Zantomio, F., (2009). Failing to keep up? The long-term effects of current benefit and tax uprating policies. Benefits: a Journal of Social Security Research, Policy and Practice. 17 (1), 47-56

Sutherland, H., Hancock, R., Hills, J. and Zantomio, F., (2008). Keeping up or Falling behind? The Impact of Benefit and Tax Uprating on Incomes and Poverty. Fiscal Studies. 29 (4), 467-498

LEVY, H., LIETZ, C. and SUTHERLAND, H., (2007). Swapping Policies: Alternative Tax-Benefit Strategies to Support Children in Austria, Spain and the UK. Journal of Social Policy. 36 (4), 625-647

Sutherland, H., (2007). Good housekeeping: ensuring the basis for sustained poverty reduction. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand. 31

Levy, H., Lietz, C. and Sutherland, H., (2007). Swapping policies: alternative tax-benefit strategies to support children in Austria, Spain and the UK. Journal of Social Policy. 36 (4), 625-647

Immervoll, H., Levy, H., Lietz, C., Mantovani, D. and Sutherland, H., (2006). The sensitivity of poverty rates to macro-level changes in the European Union. Cambridge Journal of Economics. 30 (2), 181-199

Pudney, S., Hancock, R. and Sutherland, H., (2006). Simulating the Reform of Means-tested Benefits with Endogenous Take-up and Claim Costs*. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 68 (2), 135-166

Sutherland, H., (2006). Can child poverty be abolished? Promises and policies in the UK. Economic and Labour Relations Review. 17 (1), 7-31

Pudney, S., Hancock, R. and Sutherland, H., (2006). Simulating the reform of means-tested benefits with endogenous take-up and claim costs. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 68 (2), 135-166

HANCOCK, R., PUDNEY, S., BARKER, G., HERNANDEZ, M. and SUTHERLAND, H., (2004). The Take-Up of Multiple Means-Tested Benefits by British Pensioners: Evidence from the Family Resources Survey. Fiscal Studies. 25 (3), 279-303

Atkinson, T., Bourguignon, F., O'Donoghue, C., Sutherland, H. and Utili, F., (2002). Microsimulation of Social Policy in the European Union: Case Study of a European Minimum Pension. Economica. 69 (274), 229-243

Sutherland, H., Taylor, R. and Gomulka, J., (2002). Combining Household Income and Expenditure Data in Policy Simulations. Review of Income and Wealth. 48 (4), 517-536

Suther, H. and Piachaud, D., (2001). Reducing Child Poverty in Britain: An Assessment of Government Policy 1997–2001. The Economic Journal. 111 (469), F85-F101

PIACHAUD, D. and SUTHERLAND, H., (2001). Child Poverty in Britain and the New Labour Government. Journal of Social Policy. 30 (1), 95-118

Dex, S., Sutherland, H. and Joshi, H., (2000). Effects of Minimum Wages on the Gender Pay Gap. National Institute Economic Review. 173 (1), 80-88

O'Donoghue, C., (1999). Accounting for the family in European income tax systems. Cambridge Journal of Economics. 23 (5), 565-598

SUTHERLAND, H., (1997). Women, Men and the Redistribution of Income. Fiscal Studies. 18 (1), 1-22

Kitson, M., Michie, J. and Sutherland, H., (1997). The fiscal and distributional implications of job generation. Cambridge Journal of Economics. 21 (1), 103-120

Callan, T. and Sutherland, H., (1997). The impact of comparable policies in European countries: Microsimulation approaches. European Economic Review. 41 (3-5), 627-633

Pudney, S. and Sutherland, H., (1994). How reliable are microsimulation results?. Journal of Public Economics. 53 (3), 327-365

Sutherland, H., (1991). CONSTRUCTING A TAX-BENEFIT MODEL: WHAT ADVICE CAN ONE GIVE?. Review of Income and Wealth. 37 (2), 199-219

HILLS, J. and SUTHERLAND, H., (1991). The Proposed Council Tax. Fiscal Studies. 12 (4), 1-21

Atkinson, AB., King, MA. and Sutherland, H., (1983). The Analysis of Personal Taxation and Social Security. National Institute Economic Review. 106 (1), 63-74

Atkinson, AB., Corlyon, J., Maynard, AK., Sutherland, H. and Trinder, CG., (1981). POVERTY IN YORK: A RE-ANALYSIS OF ROWNTREE'S 1950 SURVEY. Bulletin of Economic Research. 33 (2), 59-71

Books (4)

Ward, T., Lelkes, O., Sutherland, H. and T�th, IG., (2009). European inequalities: social inclusion and income distribution in the European Union. Tarki. 9789637869402

Sutherland, H. and Lelkes, O., (2009). Tax and benefit policies in the enlarged Europe: assessing the impact with microsimulation models. Ashgate Publishing Limited. 9780754678489

Mantovani, D., Papadopoulos, F., Sutherland, H. and Tsakloglou, P., (2006). Pension Incomes in the European Union: Policy Reform Strategies in Comparative Perspective. Emerald (MCB UP ). 0762313471. 9780762313471

Atkinson, A., Trinder, C., Maynard, A., Corlyon, J., Jenkins, SP. and Sutherland, H., (1993). Parents and Children: Incomes in Two Generations. Heinemann. 0435820974

Book chapters (19)

Leventi, C., Rastrigina, O., Sutherland, H. and Navicke, J., (2017). Nowcasting risk of poverty in the EU. In: Monitoring social inclusion in Europe. Editors: Atkinson, AB., Guio, AC. and Marlier, E., . Publications Office of the European Union. 353- 364. 978-9279-43623-9

Hills, J., De Agostini, P. and Sutherland, H., (2016). Benefits, pensions, tax credits and direct taxes. In: Social Policy in a Cold Climate: Policies and their Consequences Since the Crisis. 11- 34. 9781447327721

Figari, F., Paulus, A. and Sutherland, H., (2015). Microsimulation and Policy Analysis. In: Handbook of Income Distribution. Editors: Atkinson, AB. and Bourguignon, F., . Elsevier. 2141- 2221

Sutherland, H., (2014). Multi-country microsimulation. In: Handbook of Microsimulation Modelling. Editors: O’Donoghue, C., . Emerald. 77- 106. 978-1-78350-569-2

Sutherland, H. and Tsakloglou, P., (2012). Accounting for the Distributional Effects of Noncash Public Benefits. In: Counting the Poor. Oxford University Press. 95- 116. 9780199860586

Figari, F., Salvatori, A. and Sutherland, H., (2011). Economic downturn and stress testing European welfare systems. In: Who loses in the downturn? Economic crisis, employment and income distribution. Editors: Immervoll, H., Peichl, A. and Tatsiramos, K., . Emerald Publishing Group. creators- Sutherland=3AHolly=3A=3A. 9780857247490

Figari, F., Salvatori, A. and Sutherland, H., (2010). Policy simulation across countries using EUROMOD: stress testing European welfare systems for unemployment. In: Income and living conditions in Europe. Editors: Atkinson, AB. and Marlier, E., . Eurostat

Sutherland, H., (2009). Euromod: past, present and future. In: Tax and Benefit Policies in the Enlarged Europe: Assessing the Impact With Microsimulation Models. Editors: Sutherland, H. and Lelkes, O., . Ashgate. creators- Sutherland=3AHolly=3A=3A. 9780754678489

Sefton, T., Hills, J. and Sutherland, H., (2009). Poverty, inequality and redistribution. In: Towards a More Equal Society? Poverty, Inequality and Policy Since 1997. Editors: Sefton, T., Hills, J. and Sutherland, H., . Policy Press. 21- 46. 9781847422026

Paulus, A., Figari, F. and Sutherland, H., (2009). The effect of taxes and benefits on income distribution. In: European�inequalities: social inclusion and income distribution in the European Union. Editors: Ward, T., Lelkes, O., Sutherland, H. and Gyorgy Toth, I., . TARKI Social Research Institute Inc.. 9789637869402

Paulus, A., Cok, M., Figari, F., Hegedus, P., Kralik, S., Kump, N., Lelkes, O., Levy, H., Lietz, C., Mantovani, D., Morawski, L., Sutherland, H., Sziv�s, P. and V�rk, A., (2009). The effects of taxes and benefits on income distribution in the enlarged EU. In: Tax and Benefit Policies in the Enlarged Europe: Assessing the Impact With Microsimulation Models. Ashgate. creators- Sutherland=3AHolly=3A=3A. 9780754678489

Lelkes, O. and Sutherland, H., (2009). Introduction. In: Tax and Benefit Policies in the Enlarged Europe: Assessing the Impact With Microsimulation Models. Editors: Lelkes, O. and Sutherland, H., . Ashgate. 17- 23. 9780754678489

Sutherland, H., Figari, F. and Paulus, A., (2008). The effect of taxes and benefits on income distribution in the EU. In: Social inclusion and income distribution in the European Union - 2007: monitoring report prepared by the European Observatory on the Social Situation - Social Inclusion and Income Distribution Network. ISER. creators- Sutherland=3AHolly=3A=3A

Figari, F., Paulus, A. and Sutherland, H., (2008). The effect of taxes and benefits on income distribution in the EU. In: Network on Social Inclusion and Income Distribution Final Report 2008. Editors: Sutherland, H. and Lelkes, O., . ISER. 65- 91

Levy, H., Lietz, C. and Sutherland, H., (2007). A guaranteed income for Europe's children?. In: Inequality�and Poverty Re-Examined. Editors: Jenkins, SP. and Micklewright, J., . Oxford University Press. 0-19-921811-0. 978-0-19-921811-0

(2006). The Distributional Effects of Government Spending and Taxation. In: The Distributional Effects of Government Spending and Taxation. Palgrave Macmillan UK. 135- 165. 9781349545285

Sutherland, H., Paulus, A. and Levy, H., (2006). The Effect of Taxes and Benefits on Income Distribution. In: Network on Social Inclusion and Income Distribution Final Report 2006. Editors: Lelkes, O. and Sutherland, H., . Ashgate

Sutherland, H. and Immervoll, H., (2005). EUROMOD: an integrated European tax-benefit model and indicators of work incentives. In: Indicators and Policies to Make Work Pay. Special Report No. 2. Editors: Carone, G. and Salomaki, A., . Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. 92-894-9040-3

Sefton, T. and Sutherland, H., (2005). Inequality and poverty under New Labour. In: A More Equal Society? New Labour, Poverty, Inequality and Exclusion. Editors: Hills, J. and Stewart, K., . Policy Press. 231- 249. 9781861345776

Conferences (2)

Sutherland, H., (2007). Model 10 EUROMOD — The Tax-Benefit Microsimulation Model for the European Union

Sutherland, H., (2002). Indicators for social inclusion in the european union: The impact of policy changes and the use of microsimulation models

Reports and Papers (1)

Leventi, C., Tasseva, IV. and Sutherland, H., (2017). Improving poverty reduction in Europe: what works best where?

Scholarly Editions (3)

Figari, F., Paulus, A., Sutherland, H., Tsakloglou, P., Verbist, G. and Zantomio, F., Taxing Home Ownership: Distributional Effects of Including Net Imputed Rent in Taxable Income

Rastrigina, O., Leventi, C., Vujackov, S. and Sutherland, H., (2016). Nowcasting: estimating developments in median household income and risk of poverty in 2014 and 2015

Figari, F., Paulus, A., Sutherland, H., Tsakloglou, P., Verbist, G. and Zantomio, F., (2012). Taxing home ownership: distributional effects of including net imputed rent in taxable income

Grants and funding

2017

SUTHERLAND EUROMOD 2017 161031

European Commission

2016

IAA ESRC GCRF Funding

Economic & Social Research Council

2012

13/6 The Interaction between the minimum Wage, Tax and Universal credit

Low Pay Commission

(IMPROVE) Poverty Reduction in Europe: Social Policy and Innovation

European Commission (FP7)

Contribution to brainstorming seminar for senior staff of DG EMPL and the employment and Social Affairs Commisioner on social economic stabilizers

European Commission

Assessment of the future design of the EU-SILC longitudinal component

Eurostat

European Observatory on the Social Situation - Network on Income Distribution and Living conditions

Applica (Eu)

2011

SHARE_M4

European Commission (FP7)

People, Energy & Buildings: Distribution, Diversity & Dynamics

Engineering & Physical Sciences Res.Council

European Observatory on the Social Situation

Applica (Eu)

Euromod Year 4

European Commission (FP7)

Second network for analysis of EU-SILC, NetSILC 2

CEPS/INSTEAD

2010

FLEMOSI - a tool for ex ante evaluation of socio-economic

I.W.T. Vlaanderen

EUROMOD Year 2

European Commission

European Observatory on the Social Situation

Applica (Eu)

EUROMOD Year 3

European Commission

EUROMOD Year 3

European Commission

2009

MISOC 2009 - 2014

Economic & Social Research Council

Study on Child Poverty

TARKi Hungary

European Observatory on the Social Situation

Applica (Eu)

Net-SILC

CEPS/INSTEAD

SRMOD

SRMOD

2008

Life Chances And Living Standards Across The New Europe

Economic & Social Research Council

EUROMOD

European Commission

Contact

hollys@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus