Lucas Pedace is a Senior Policy Advisor/Economist at Her Majesty's Treasury.
He is currently on loan to the Government Office for Science, leading a project sponsored by the Treasury on The Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets.
This project involves leading experts including Andy Haldane, Executive Director at the Bank of England and Professor Charles Goodhart.
Previously, Lucas worked as an Economist for a research institute set up by Jack Straw (the United Kingdom's National Family and Parenting Institute) and at the United Kingdom's Department for Work and Pensions, within the forecasting division. Lucas has also worked at Westminster Business School where he lectured at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Lucas took his undegraduate studies in economics in Buenos Aires and London (London School of Economics) and his post-graduate studies at Cambridge.
He is married with one child.
"Measuring the capability of physical well being employing a latent variable model". Forthcoming.
Journal of Applied Economic Letters. Forthcoming. Also published by NFPI.
"Applying the Capability Approach to examine pensioner's well being" August 2010 with Mario Pisani.
HM Treasury Economic Working Papers
"Measuring child well-being across England, Scotland and Wales".
Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. London School of Economics. Vol. 17, Number 1, pp 29-45, Jan 2009.
‘’Changes in the returns to education’’, with G. Di Pietro.
Journal of Applied Economics Vol. 11, Number 2, pp 259-279, Nov 2008.http://ideas.repec.org/a/cem/jaecon/v11y2008n2p259-279.html
“Employing the capability approach to compare pensioners' well-being” Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion. London School of Economics. October 2010. http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/case/_new/events/seminar.asp?ID=12
“Applying the Capability Approach to analyze pensioners well being across UK countries”. Department for International Development. Oxford University. June 2010. http://www.ophi.org.uk/events/seminars/
"Measuring the capability of physical well being employing a latent variable model". Depatment of Economics, City University. November 2009.