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Olly Bartrum

Senior Economist

Olly is a senior economist in the Institute’s public finances team. His current projects focus on the effectiveness of economic policymaking, the role of the Treasury, and energy policy & regulation.  

Before joining the Institute in 2022, Olly was an economist in the civil service. Most recently he led research projects on economic growth, productivity and investment for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, having previously worked on forecasting and macroeconomic strategy at HM Treasury. He studied Political Economy and Behavioural and Experimental Economics at university.

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24 NOV 2022 Explainer

Energy price cap

Amid soaring energy bills, we explain what the Ofgem price cap is and how it's calculated.