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London: working for everyone?

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

Why would a third country root for soft Brexit? Views and lessons from Turkey

Dr Yaprak Gursoy, FPC Research Associate and Lecturer at Aston University, outlines some of the implications of

The cost of Brexit to September 2018

The UK economy is 2.3 per cent smaller than it would have been had Britons voted to

Atypical approaches

The UK’s employment rate continues to reach record highs. But while the majority of jobs added in

Setting the record straight: how record employment has changed the UK

On the eve of the global financial crisis, the UK’s employment rate was 73.0 per cent. A

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In the IFS 2018 Green Budget, we discuss some of the issues confronting the Chancellor as he prepares for his…

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By Daniel Tomlinson

This groundbreaking piece of research addresses the question of earnings volatility, unearthing some striking findings about the lived experience of…

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By Various Authors

Government is quietly shifting costs of public services on to individuals. Where government can get people to pay directly for…

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By Olivia Bailey

The left in the UK has weathered the stormy years since Brexit in a tactical pose. But time spent discussing…

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By Stephen Clarke; Paul Gregg

This paper gets to the bottom of why real wages are still 3 per cent below their level before the…

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By Scott Corfe

This report examines the potential benefits that could be realised from the rollout of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in…

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By Various Authors

Free trade improves the well-being of all parties to it. The most significant way that trade achieves this outcome is…

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By James Sproule

Central and Eastern Europe is at a cross roads; the choices made over the next few years are going to…

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By Scott Corfe; Nicole Gicheva

This SMF report presents new estimates of industry concentration in consumer markets, exploring the extent to which markets are dominated…

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