SummaryMy research is mainly on empirical issues relating to consumption. Much of my research has investigated the borrowing and repayment (or non-repayment) of debt by households; and how society can alleviate the income risks that households face which might otherwise reduce their welfare.
Newest selected publications
Grant, C. and Aller, C. (Accepted) 'The Effect of the Financial Crisis on Default by Spanish Households'. Journal of Financial Stability.
Grant, C. and Padula, M. (2016) 'The repayment of unsecured debt by European households'. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society). ISSN: 0964-1998 Open Access Link
Grant, C., Koulovatianos, C., Michaelides, A. and Padula, M. (2010) 'Evidence on the insurance effect of redistributive taxation'. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 92 (4). pp. 965 - 973. ISSN: 0034-6535 Open Access Link
Grant, C. and Koeniger, W. (2009) 'Redistributive taxation and personal bankruptcy in U.S. states'. The Journal of Law and Economics, 52 (3). pp. 445 - 467. ISSN: 0022-2186 Open Access Link
Duygan-Bump, B. and Grant, C. (2009) 'Household debt repayment behaviour: What role do institutions play?'. Economic Policy, 24 (57). pp. 107 - 140.