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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 Yaprak Gürsoy

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

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By John Springford

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

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By Conor D'Arcy, Fahmida Rahman

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

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By Stephen Clarke; Nye Cominetti

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

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By Ben Southwood

Property rights are good not 'just because', but because of how they contribute to human flourishing. Patents are, like other…

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By James Rogers

Since the Great Recession in the late 2000s it has been claimed that a number of emerging economies, particularly the…

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By Nicolas Marques; Cécile Philippe; Caio Zanforlin

13 December marks Credit Day across the European Union. This is the day when, on average, European countries’ central governments…

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By Tom Kibasi; Carys Roberts

Today, there is no prospect of child poverty ending in the UK, and we are more than 40 years away…

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By Nima Sanandaji

During the twentieth century, economic sanctions became more prevalent. In the twenty-first century they have become a frequently used tool…

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