Financial Policy

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The Treasury’s responsibility for the results of public spending

This report from the UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at the Treasury's role in

Just tax

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at reforming the taxation of income from wealth

Pour decisions

This report from the UK think tank the Social Market Foundation looks at the case for reforming

Changing gear

‘Changing Gear: A Growth Budget to Boost the British Economy’, authored by the Rt Hon Priti Patel

Regulation without the state

This report from the UK think tank the IEA looks at the example of financial markets and

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By Vera E Troeger

The UK has just lived through a decade of turmoil, which began with the financial crisis and ends with the…

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By Jon Andrews

This report from the UK think tank Education Policy Institute examines the financial health of schools. School funding remains a major…

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By Anthony J Evans

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England’s reliance on faulty indicators has led to suboptimal policy decisions and…

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By Tom Keatinge; Jo Webb

This paper explores the role that the financial sector can play in reducing human trafficking and modern slavery through exerting…

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By Sam Lowe

British financial services exports to the European Union could plunge by more than half if Theresa May follows through on…

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By Shelagh Whitley; Joe Thwaites; Helena Wright; Caroline Ott

Article 2.1c of the Paris Agreement breaks new ground. It is the first time that the United Nations Framework Convention…

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By Anton Moiseienko; Olivier Kraft

This Occasional Paper discusses the ways that cyber-criminals manage the proceeds of their crimes, from employing money mules to using…

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By Florence Keen

The spendthrift wife of a jailed Azerbaijani banker has emerged as the subject of the UK’s first Unexplained Wealth Order,…

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By Sacha Hilhorst

This research looks at the emotional impact of retirement decision-making on people’s lives, and whether the choices we make at…

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