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Grace is a former member of staff at IPPR.

Grace was a Research Fellow at IPPR’s Centre for Economic Justice.

She specialises in macroeconomic policy, with a particular focus on finance.

Her areas of expertise include:

·       Macroeconomic policy

·       Financial regulation

·       Regional economics

Grace graduated from Oxford with a First Class Honours Degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, after which point she joined KPMG’s Public Sector and Healthcare Practice as a management consultant. She spent a year working on regional economic policy for IPPR North in Manchester.

Grace has authored several reports for IPPR, including On Borrowed Time: Finance and the UK’s Current Account Deficit, Fair Dues: Rebalancing Business Taxation in the UK, and Paying for our Progress: How the Northern Powerhouse can be Financed and Funded.

Grace Blakeley on the Andrew Marr show

Recent work