"Work, Learning and Wellbeing" evidence programme – What Works Centre for Wellbeing; co-investigator with Kevin Daniels (PI; UEA) and co-investigators from UEA (Sara Connolly, Olga Tregaskis, Chidiebere Ogbonnaya, John Street, Anna Robinson-Pant, Lee Hooper, Fujian Song, Gareth Thomas) and Essex (Simonetta Longhi, Alita Nandi); £45k to Sheffield. June 2015 - May 2018.
"Who Saves for Retirement? Wave 2: Understanding Transitions", £26,953 from Prudential (with James Lloyd). March 2013–March 2014.
"An Analysis of the Impact of the National Minimum Wage on Earnings, Employment and Hours through the Recession", £25,733 from the Low Pay Commission (with Andrea Salvatori (PI) and Mark Taylor). March–October 2012.
"Flexible Working and Couples' Coordination of Time Schedules", £42,034 with from ESRC, co-applicant with Almudena Sevilla-Sanz (PI). January-December 2012.
"Understanding the impact of recession on labour market behaviour in Britain", £596,082 from ESRC, co-applicant with with Mark Taylor (PI), Carlos Carrillo Tudela, Melvyn Coles, Heather Laurie. October 2011-September 2014.
"Analysis of the Impact of the National Minimum Wage on Earnings, Employment and Hours through the Recession", £24,942 from the Low Pay Commission, co-applicant with Andrea Salvatori (PI) and Mark Taylor. February-October 2011.
"Who Saves for Retirement?", £27,178 from Prudential, co-applicant with James Lloyd, Birgitta Rabe and Mark Taylor. March-October 2011.
"Two Innovations in Drug Policy: A Cost-Benefit Analysis", £67,570 from the Open Society Institute, co-applicant with Steve Pudney (PI) and Emilia Del Bono. January-October 2011.
"Analysis of Data from the Wealth and Assets Survey and the Household Annual Debtors Survey", £27,554 from the Dept for Business Innovation and Skills, co-applicant and PI, with Mark Taylor. January 2010 -April 2010.
"Life chances and living standards across the new Europe", £388,532.07 from ESRC (RES-062-23-1455) co-applicant with Maria Iacovou (PI), Holly Sutherland, Peter Lynn, Stephen Jenkins, Richard Berthoud. July 2008-June 2011.
"Inflows and Outflows from the National Minimum Wage", £27,246 from the Low Pay Commission, co-applicant with Mark Taylor. December 2005-September 2006.
"Sizing the Market for Illicit Drugs", £96 000 from the Home Office, co-applicant with Steve Pudney (PI), Celia Badillo, Jon Burton, Gabriella Conti and Maria Iacovou. November 2004-April 2005.
"The Analysis of Household Characteristics of Minimum Wage Recipients Across the Income Distribution", £9,900 from the Low Pay Commission, co-applicant with Mark Taylor. January 2004-August 2004.
"Training in Europe: its Causes and Consequences", £57 436 from the Leverhulme Trust, with Wiji Arulampalam and Alison Booth (PIs). April 2002 - December 2003