Louis joined the Education Policy Institute in December 2022, having worked for 3 years as an economist in the Department for Education. Louis worked extensively on the economic returns to education using the Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset. His work on the associations between GCSE outcomes and lifetime earnings won the John Hoy Memorial Prize for the best piece of economic analysis in government. He also led the analysis of the department’s children’s social care funding proposals during the 2021 Comprehensive Spending Review.
Previously, Louis worked at the Institute for Fiscal Studies on a range of policy, from student finance to Council Tax reform.
Louis holds an MSc in Economics (Distinction) from the University of Bristol.