Jenkins, Stephen


Professor Stephen Jenkins  

Department

Position held

Department of Social Policy

Professor of Economic and Social Policy

Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)

Non LSE positions held

Department

Position held

German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Berlin

Research Professor

Center for Household, Income and Labour and Demographic Economics (CHILD), Turin

Research Fellow

University of Essex

Visiting Professor

Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA), Bonn

Research Fellow

Experience keywords:

benefits; econometrics; poverty dynamics; income inequality and poverty; survival analysis

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Stephen Jenkins has wide-ranging substantive research interests in the analysis of the distribution of income and its redistribution through taxation, social security and the labour market. Recent research includes work on trends in inequality and poverty measurement; income mobility and poverty dynamics; labour supply and social security benefit receipt. Stephen also has research interests in quantitative research methods for analysis of income distribution in particular, and applied microeconometrics more generally, especially survival analysis.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Financial ServicesPublic Administration

Countries and regions to which research relates:

USA; Europe; UK

Languages:

German [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; French [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream pressRadio

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6527

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2014) A note from Stephen P. Jenkins, incoming editor-in-chief The Journal of Economic Inequality, 12 (1). 3. ISSN 1569-1721

Jenkins, Stephen P. and van Kerm, Philippe (2014) The relationship between EU indicators of persistent and current poverty Social Indicators Research, 116 (2). 511-638. ISSN 0303-8300

Cappellari, Lorenzo and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2014) Earnings and labour market volatility in Britain, with a transatlantic comparison Labour Economics. ISSN 0927-5371

Cappellari, Lorenzo and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2014) Earnings and labour market volatility in Britain, with a transatlantic comparison Labour Economics, Online. ISSN 0927-5371

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Cappellari, Lorenzo (2014) The dynamics of social assistance benefit receipt in Britain Research in Labor Economics, 39. 39-77. ISSN 0147-9121

2013

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Brandolini, Andrea and Micklewright, John and Nolan, Brian (2013) The Great Recession and the distribution of household income Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199671021

2012

Burkhauser, Richard V. and Feng, Shuaizhang and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Larrimore, Jeff (2012) Recent trends in top income shares in the USA: reconciling estimates from March CPS and IRS tax return data Review of Economics and Statistics, 94 (2). 371-388. ISSN 0034-6535

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Taylor, Mark P. (2012) Non-employment, age, and the economic cycle Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 3 (1). 18-40. ISSN 1757-9597

Lynn, Peter and Jäckle, Annette and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Sala, Emanuela (2012) The impact of questioning method on measurement error in panel survey measures of benefit receipt: evidence from a validation study Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 175 (1). 289-309. ISSN 0964-1998

2011

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2011) Changing fortunes: income mobility and poverty dynamics in Britain Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199226436

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2011) Has the instability of personal incomes been increasing? National Institute Economic Review, 218 (1). R33-R43. ISSN 0027-9501

Burkhauser, Richard V. and Feng, Shuaizhang and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Larrimore, Jeff (2011) Estimating trends in US income inequality using the Current Population Survey: the importance of controlling for censoring The Journal of Economic Inequality, 9 (3). 393-415. ISSN 1569-1721

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Burkhauser, Richard V. and Feng, Shuaizhang and Larrimore, Jeff (2011) Measuring inequality using censored data: a multiple-imputation approach to estimation and inference Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 174 (1). 63-81. ISSN 0964-1998

2010

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2010) Comparisons of BHPS and HBAI distributions of net household income: 1994–2006 Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, Colchester, UK.

Francesconi, Marco and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Siedler, Thomas (2010) The effect of lone motherhood on the smoking behavior of young adults Health Economics, 19 (11). 1377-1384. ISSN 1057-9230

Bardasi, Elena and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2010) The gender gap in private pensions Bulletin of Economic Research, 62 (4). 343-363. ISSN 0307-3378

Francesconi, Marco and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Siedler, Thomas (2010) Childhood family structure and schooling outcomes: evidence for Germany Journal of Population Economics, 23 (3). 1201-1231. ISSN 0933-1433

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2010) The British Household Panel Survey and its income data ISER working paper, 2010-33. Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, Colchester, UK.

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Lambert, Peter J. (2010) Robert Moffitt and Peter Gottschalk’s 1995 paper ‘Trends in the covariance structure of earnings in the US: 1969–1987’ The Journal of Economic Inequality. ISSN 1569-1721

Jäntti, Markus and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2010) The impact of macroeconomic conditions on income inequality The Journal of Economic Inequality, 8 (2). 221-240. ISSN 1569-1721

Hills, John and Brewer, Mike and Jenkins, Stephen P and Lister, Ruth and Lupton, Ruth and Machin, Stephen and Mills, Colin and Modood, Tariq and Rees, Teresa and Riddell, Sheila (2010) An anatomy of economic inequality in the UK: report of the National Equality Panel CASEreport, 60. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2009

Taylor, Mark and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Sacker, Amanda (2009) Financial capability and wellbeing: evidence from the BHPS Occasional paper series, 34. Financial Services Authority, London, UK.

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2009) The measurement of economic inequality In: Salverda, Weimer and Nolan, Brian and Smeeding, Timothy M., (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality . Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 40-67. ISBN 80199231379

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2009) Distributionally-sensitive inequality indices and the GB2 income distribution Review of Income and Wealth, 55 (2). 392-398. ISSN 0034-6586

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2009) Spaghetti unravelled: a model-based description of differences in income-age trajectories ISER working paper, 2009-30. Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, Colchester, UK.

Burkhauser, Richard V. and Feng, Shuaizhang and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2009) Using the P90/P10 index to measure U.S. inequality trends with current population survey data: a view from inside the census bureau vaults Review of Income and Wealth, 55 (1). 166-185. ISSN 0034-6586

2008

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Berthoud , Richard and Burton , Jonathan (2008) Income and poverty: the rubber band theory Institute for Social and Economic Research, Colchester, UK.

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2008) Review of Applied Health Economics by Jones, Rice, Bago d'Uva, and Balia The Stata Journal, 8 (1). 122-128. ISSN 1536-867X

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Jäntti, Markus (2008) Methods for summarizing and comparing wealth distributions Banca d'Italia.

Frick, Joachim R. and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Lillard, Dean R. and Lipps, Oliver and Wooden , Mark (2008) Die internationale einbettung des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels (SOEP) im rahmen des Cross-National Equivalent File (CNEF) Vierteljahrshefte Zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 3. 110-129. ISSN 0340-1707

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Micklewright, John and Schnepf, Sylke (2008) Social segregation in secondary schools: how does England compare with other countries? Oxford Review of Education, 34 (1). 21-37. ISSN 0305-4985

Cappellari, Lorenzo and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2008) Estimating low pay transition probabilities accounting for endogenous selection mechanisms Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics), 57 (2). 165-186. ISSN 0035-9254

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2008) Martial splits and income changes over the longer term In: Brynin, Malcom and Ermisch, John, (eds.) Changing Relationships. Routledge , London, UK, 217-236. ISBN 9780415965231

Cappellari, Lorenzo and Jenkins, Stephen P (2008) The dynamics of social assistance receipt: measurement and modelling issues, with an application to Britain ISER working paper series , No. 2008-34. Institute for Social and Economic Research , Essex, UK.

Cappellari, Lorenzo and Jenkins, Stephen P (2008) The dynamics of social assistance receipt: measurement and modelling issues, with an application to Britain OECD social, employment and migration working papers , DELSA/ELSA/WD/SEM(2008)4. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France .

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Lynn, Peter and Jäckle, Annette and Sala, Emanuela (2008) The feasibility of linking household survey and administrative record data: new evidence for Britain International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 11 (1). 29-43. ISSN 1364-5579

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Cappellari, Lorenzo (2008) Transitions between unemployment and low pay In: Polacek, Solomon and Tatsiramos, Konstantinos, (eds.) Work, Earnings and Other Aspects of the Employment Relation. Research in labor economics, 28 (28). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK, 57-79. ISBN 9780762313976

Jenkins, Stephen P. and van Kerm, Philippe (2008) Has income growth in Britain become more pro-poor?

2007

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2007) Approaches to modelling poverty dynamics

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2007) Discussion (of papers on welfare measurement and complex income components)

Frick, Joachim R. and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Lillard, Dean R. and Lipps, Oliver and Wooden , Mark (2007) The Cross-National Equivalent File (CNEF) and its member country household panel studies Schmollers Jahrbuch: Journal of Applied Social Science Studies , 127 (4). 627-654 . ISSN 1439-121X

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2007) 'EU-SILC and welfare measurement' and 'EU-SILC complex income components': discussion

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2007) New directions in the analysis of inequality and poverty In: Micklewright, John, (ed.) Inequality and Poverty Re-Examined . Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 3-33. ISBN 9780199218110

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Siedler, Thomas (2007) Using household panel data to understand the intergenerational transmission of poverty CPRC working paper, Chronic Poverty Research Centre, Manchester, UK. ISBN 1904049737

Jenkins, Stephen P (2007) Inequality and poverty re-examined Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199218110

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Cappellari, Lorenzo (2007) Summarizing multiple deprivation indicators In: Micklewright, John, (ed.) Inequality and Poverty Re-Examined. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 166-184. ISBN 97809218110

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Siedler, Thomas (2007) The intergenerational transmission of poverty in industrialized countries CPRC working paper, Chronic Poverty Research Centre, Manchester, UK. ISBN 1904049745

2006

Cappellari, Lorenzo and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2006) Calculation of multivariate normal probabilities by simulation, with applications to maximum simulated likelihood estimation The Stata Journal, 6 (2). 156-189. ISSN 1536-867X

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Golsch, Katrin and Haardt, David (2006) Late careers and career exits in Britain In: Blossfeld, Hans-Peter and Bucholz, Sandra and Hofacker, Dirk, (eds.) Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society . Routledge advances in sociology. Routledge, Oxford, UK, 183-2009. ISBN 9780415376457

Biewen, Martin and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2006) Variance estimation for generalized entropy and Atkinson inequality indices: the complex survey data case Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 68 (3). 371-383. ISSN 0305-9049

Böheim, René and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2006) A comparison of current and annual measures of income in the British Household Panel Survey Journal of Official Statistics, 22 (4). 733-758. ISSN 0282-423X

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2006) Estimation and interpretation of measures of inequality, poverty, and social welfare using Stata

Jenkins, Stephen P. (2006) Trends in income inequality, pro-poor income growth, and income mobility Oxford Economic Papers, 58 (3). 531-548. ISSN 0030-7653

Lynn, Peter and Jäckle, Annette and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Sala, Emanuela (2006) The effects of dependent interviewing on responses to questions on income sources Journal of Official Statistics, 22 (3). 357-384. ISSN 0282-423X

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Cappellari, Lorenzo and Lynn, Peter and Jäckle, Annette and Sala, Emanuela (2006) Patterns of consent: evidence from a general household survey Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 169 (4). 701-722. ISSN 0964-1998

Francesconi, Marco and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Siedler, Thomas and Wagner, Gert G. (2006) Einfluss der Familienform auf den Schulerfolg von Kindern nicht nachweisbar Wochenbericht (13). 165-169. ISSN 0012-1304

2005

Francesconi, Marc and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Siedler, Thomas (2005) The impact of family structure during childhood on later-life attainment Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society, London, UK. ISBN 1900834561

Biewen, Martin and Jenkins, Stephen P. (2005) A framework for the decomposition of poverty differences with an application to poverty differences between countries Empirical Economics, 30 (2). 331-358. ISSN 0377-7332

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Kerm, Philippe (2005) Accounting for income distribution trends: a density function decomposition approach The Journal of Economic Inequality, 3 (1). 43-61. ISSN 1569-1721

2004

Jenkins, Stephen P. and Osberg, Lars (2004) Nobody to play with? the implications of leisure coordination In: Hamermesh , Daniel and Pfann, Gerard, (eds.) The Economics of Time Use: Contributions to Economic Analysis (Cea). Contributions to economic analysis , 271 (271). Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 113-145. ISBN 9780444515346

2000

Burgess, Simon and Gardiner, Karen and Jenkins, Stephen and Propper, Carol (2000) Measuring income risk CASEbriefs, CASEbrief16. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London, UK.

Burgess, Simon and Gardiner, Karen and Jenkins, Stephen P. and Propper, Carol (2000) Measuring income risk CASEpaper, CASE/40. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1995

Cowell, Frank and Jenkins, Stephen P. (1995) How much inequality can we explain?: a methodology and an application to the United States Economic Journal, 105 (429). 421-430. ISSN 0013-0133

1992

Coulter, Fiona A. E. and Cowell, Frank and Jenkins, Stephen P. (1992) Differences in needs and assessment of income distributions Bulletin of Economic Research, 44 (2). 77-124. ISSN 0307-3378


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