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

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

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

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

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By Anthony Breach; Gabriele Piazza

Financial services are widely recognised as playing an important role in the national economy. That they are centred in London…

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The consensus view is that this post-Brexit flash crash has damaged Britain’s economy. However, some economists suggest an overly strong…

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By Emil Dall; Tom Keatinge

This paper seeks to establish the baseline for a discussion on proliferation finance in the (re)insurance sector. The insurance industry…

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By Conor D'Arcy; Torsten Bell

The wealth of Scottish households has grown rapidly in recent years and now exceeds £1 trillion for the first time.…

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By Rowena Crawford

There has been lots of recent research and debate on individuals’ accumulation of wealth for retirement, driven by the concern…

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By Alfie Stirling

This policy paper proposes a new framework for UK macroeconomic policy. Since the global financial crisis, monetary and fiscal policy…

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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 Professor Philip Booth

The extent of regulation of insurance companies has grown significantly in recent decades. The ‘freedom with publicity’ regime which defined…

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By Julian Jessop

The UK might appear to have the most to lose from Brexit if City firms find it harder to sell…

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