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Dr Ben Tippet is a researcher working in the department of European and International Studies on the Leverhulme-funded project 'The Political Economy of Growth Models in an Age of Stagnation'. He did his PhD in economics at the University of Greenwich in London, UK. He has taught or held visiting positions at the Goldsmiths College, Queen Mary University and the University of Greenwich. Ben is author of Split: Class Divides Uncovered, Pluto Press, 2020. His research focuses on wealth inequality, housing markets and political economy. His work has been published in the Guardian, Open Democracy and the BBC World Service.

Research interests

  • Wealth inequality and concentration
  • Progressive wealth taxation
  • Financialisation of housing markets
  • Methodological pluralism in economics
  • Secular stagnation in the eurozone
  • Labour economics and class

Recent publications

  • Tippet B, Wildauer R, Ozlem O. Finding Fortunes: A new methodology to estimate missing wealth in survey data. Greenwich Papers in Political Economy. Forthcoming March 2022