National Institute of Economic and Social Research
Jonathan Portes is Prinicipal Research Fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and a Senior Fellow of the ESRC UK in a Changing Europe programme. Previously, he was Chief Economist at the Cabinet Office, where he advised the Cabinet Secretary and Number 10 Downing Street on economic and financial issues. Before that he held a number of other senior economic policy posts in the UK government. His particular interests include immigration, labour markets, and poverty.