Facts and figures about UK taxes, benefits and public spending.
Income distribution, poverty and inequality.
Analysing government fiscal forecasts and tax and spending.
Analysis of the fiscal choices an independent Scotland would face.
Case studies that give a flavour of the areas where IFS research has an impact on society.
Reforming the tax system for the 21st century.
A peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing articles by academics and practitioners.
The Child Poverty Action Group have published a report on the reduction in child poverty between 1998 and 2012. The report includes contributions from a number of academics and other experts.
Mike Brewer's contribution shows that the decreases in child poverty are due in large part to the more progressive tax and benefits system of the 2000s. Real increases to all benefits, but especially to those targeted at children such as child benefit and child tax credit, played a critical role.