Andrew Newell is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex. His current research is into the changes in the global distribution of living standards since 1880. He has also worked on: agricultural labour markets in developing countries; labour markets in the former communist countries and west European unemployment. He has worked as a consultant on labour market issues for the World Bank, UNDP, UNICEF among other international agencies.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7909
Published in The Journal of The Royal Statistical Society, 2017, 180 (2), 455–474.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7275
Ian Gazeley, Andrew T. Newell, Mintewab Bezabih
published in: Journal of Economic History, 2015, 75(2), 512 - 552
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6988
Published in: Economic History Review, 2015, 68, (1), 101-122
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5297
published in: European Review of Economic History, 2013, 17 (1), 71-94
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4295
published as' The end of destitution: evidence from urban British working households, 1904-37' in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2012, 64 (1), 80-102
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4209
published as 'Why was urban over-crowding much more severe in Scotland than in the rest of the British Isles? Evidence from the first (1904) official household expenditure survey’ in: European Review of Economic History, 2011, 15 (1), 127-151
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3046
published as 'Poverty in Edwardian Britain' in: Economic History Review, 2011, 64 (1), 52 - 71
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2644
published in: Economics of Transition, 2007, 15 (4), 733-758
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1485
published as Chapter 11 of World Bank, "Poland: Growth, Employment and Living Standards in Pre-Accession Poland", Volume 2, 2004
IZA Discussion Paper No. 268
published in: Economic Systems, 2001, 25 (4), 287-304
IZA Discussion Paper No. 194
published in: Eastern European Economics, 2006, 44 (3), 5-28