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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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By Various Authors

This paper is intended to serve several related purposes. First, it is to persuade policymakers and the public in both…

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By Richard Mallett

This briefing explores international labour migration against the backdrop of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It uses a ‘decent…

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By Martin Wheatley; Bronwen Maddox; Tess Kidney Bishop

Brexit will make the next spending review harder than past years, warns a new report by the Institute for Government.…

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By Nigel Keohane; Nicole Gicheva; Andrew Barlow

Think of the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’, and you conjure up an image of well-heeled, wealthy parents gifting their…

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By Catherine Colebrook

The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice argues that the economy does not work well for most people. IPPR wanted to…

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By Various authors

Established in autumn 2016 in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, the aim of the IPPR…

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By Professor Len Shackleton

The National Minimum/Living Wage system has become too complicated, making unintentional non-compliance a problem, and is in danger of becoming…

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By Dr Kristian Niemietz

This short paper reiterates the classical liberal critique of socialism. It does so in a format which is slightly unusual…

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By Luke Murphy

Land is an essential factor in all economic activity but, if it is not properly managed and regulated, it can…

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