Andrew's research interests are labour economics, urban and housing economics, migration and political economy
- Ph.D. Economics, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2014.
- M.Com. Economics, University of Auckland, 2002.
- B.Com (Hons.). Economics, University of Auckland, 2001.
- B. A. Geography, University of Auckland, 2001.
- Senior Economist, NIESR, 2019 -
- Economist, NIESR, 2017 - August 2019
- Teaching Fellow, University of Bristol, 2016/17.
- Teaching Fellow, University of Southampton, 2014/15 - 2015/16.
- Research Assistant, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE, 2013 - 2015
- Teaching Assistant, London School of Economics, 2013/2014
- Teaching Associate, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2010 /11 - 2013/14
- Teaching Assistant, University College London, 2009/10.
- Research Analyst, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, Wellington, New Zealand, 2003-2008.
- Teaching Assistant, University of Auckland, 2000-2002.
Personal website: https://sites.google.com/view/andrewaitken/home
"A Democratic Measure of Household Income Growth: Theory and Application to the United Kingdom" (with Martin Weale). Economica, vol 87 issue 347 (ESCoE Discussion Paper DP-2018-02).
“Imputation of Pension Accruals and Investment Income in Survey Data” ESCoE Discussion Paper 2018-05, with Martin Weale
"Housing supply, land costs, and price adjustment" (with A. Grimes). 2010. Real Estate Economics, 38:2, pp. 325-353.
"The Long-Run Impact of New Zealand’s Structural Reform on Local Communities" (with S. Stillman and M. Velamuri). 2010. Journal of Comparative Economics, 38:4, pp. 432-448.
"Rating Systems in New Zealand: An Empirical Investigation into Local Choice" (with W. McCluskey, A. Grimes, S. Kerr and J. Timmins). 2006. Journal of Real Estate Literature, 14:3, pp. 381-397.
"Reframing a national budget: NZ wellbeing in all policies", UK Public Health Network Summit, London, 21st October 2019