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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 Carys Roberts; Mathew Lawrence

A declining labour share of national income, together with unequal capital ownership, mean wealth inequality in the UK has risen…

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By Stephen Clarke

In Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot the two protagonists wait in vain for the arrival of the titular character. At…

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By Nicole Gicheva; Nigel Keohane

This report outlines the impact of parenthood on the work outcomes of mothers and fathers. Mothers face a long-term employment…

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By Diego Zuluaga

Offshore financial centres (OFCs) are alleged to be hotbeds of tax evasion. Their role in facilitating individual and corporate tax…

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By Various Authors

The Intergenerational Commission was convened by the Resolution Foundation to explore questions of intergenerational fairness that have risen up the…

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By George Bangham

The Intergenerational Commission has identified two major trends affecting young adults today, beside the weak performance of their incomes and…

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By Matthew Oakley

The employment rate for disabled people in London stands at 46.5%. Meaning that some 370,000 disabled Londoners are out of…

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By Barra Roantree; Kartik Vira

Over the past 40 years, the UK has seen an almost continual rise in the proportion of women in employment.…

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By Cormac O'Dea;  David Sturrock

This paper investigates individuals’ expectations about their own survival to older ages and compares these to projected and actual survival…

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