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A load of rubbish?

A UK-wide deposit return scheme (DRS) can be expected to increase recycling rates for beverage bottles and

Inequality by stealth

New Fabian Society analysis published to mark the start of the 2019/20 tax year shows how Conservative

Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow – Public Finance & Institutions Programme (PFI)

The Public Finance and Institutions programme are looking for an exceptional economist to further develop ODI’s growing

Wrong direction

In 2017, Members of the Scottish Parliament unanimously voted the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017 into law,

Taking control

In recent years, there has been renewed interest in the question of whether additional taxes should be

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By Nick King

'Herding Unicorns', published today by the Centre for Policy Studies, supported by UK tech firm Deliveroo, reveals how Britain can…

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By Carla Ayrton; Josh Holden; Peter Kenway; Adam Tinson

This is a report about Birmingham and the Black Country – the local authority areas of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and…

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By Daniel Tomlinson; Laura Gardiner

Headlines about shop closures might give the impression that retail’s decline is a relatively recent phenomenon, but in fact retail’s…

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By Michael Johnson

The research, authored by Associate Fellow Michael Johnson, outlines the vast, and continuing, growth in unfunded spending promises by government,…

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By Kristian Niemietz

Socialism is popular in the UK – not just among students, but also among people in their 30s and 40s.…

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By Adam Corlett

Detailed data about household incomes comes with a considerable lag. And while the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) produces economic…

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By Various authors

This report considers how the UK AML regime should develop after the conclusion of the 2018 Financial Action Task Force…

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By Scott Corfe

This report, commissioned by Peabody, provides new insights into the lives of individuals living in social housing in London –…

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By Stuart Adam; Robert Joyce; Thomas Pope

In April 2013, council tax benefit (CTB), which provided help for low-income households with their council tax, was abolished. In…

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