Stuart Adam
Stuart Adam
Senior Research Economist
Education:

MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2004
BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics (2:1), St Catherine's College, Oxford, 2001

Stuart is a senior research economist at the IFS. He joined the Institute in 2001. His research focuses on analysing the design of the tax and benefit system, and he has written about many aspects of tax and benefit policy, including income tax and National Insurance, capital gains tax, VAT, housing taxation, tax credits, incapacity benefits, council tax benefit, work incentives and redistribution, support for families with children, and local government finance. He was an author and editor of the Mirrlees Review of the UK tax system.

The search for further benefit cuts

| Observations

The BBC has reported that civil servants and Conservative ministers have been holding discussions about possible cuts to benefits. This observation provides a brief discussion of these potential reforms and sets them in their wider context.

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