Mark Pearson - United Kingdom
Mark Pearson , Head of Health Division , Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Before moving to Paris, Mark Pearson was employed by the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London, and he has been a consultant for the World Bank, the IMF and the European Commission.
For many years, Mr Pearson has headed up work on social policy at the OECD, as well as having written a number of books, including “Growing Unequal?: Making Work Pay; the Caring World”.
He has also written a number of other books and journal articles on tax, environmental policies; education and work; disability policies; the relationship between inequality and growth; projections of health and social expenditures and the interactions between tax and benefit systems.
Mr Pearson has initiated the renewal of the OECD social indicators programme and designed frameworks for international monitoring of benefit policies and pensions. He has also initiated a cross-cutting initiative on gender statistics and gender policies across the OECD.