Arun Advani is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department. He is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, a Visiting Fellow at the International Inequalities Institute, Research Associate of the CAGE Research Centre, CESifo Research Affiliate, and Inequalities theme leader at the Warwick Brain Behaviour and Society GRP. From 2020-22 (creation to abolition) he was a member of the Department for Education Skills and Productivity Board.
He studies issues of inequality, tax compliance, and tax design, with a focus on those with high incomes or wealth. He is a Commissioner at the Wealth Tax Commission. He also works on issues of environmental taxation, economic development, migration, and tax in low- and middle-income countries.
Arun is also co-chair of the Discover Economics campaign, aiming to increase the diversity of people who study and work in economics. Furthermore he is on the Editorial Board of the Economics Observatory.
Arun Advani joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2021.