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.
Heike is a Research Associate in the productivity and innovation sector. She joined the institute in 2003 and completed her PhD at UCL in 2006. She now works as an Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Her research projects include the effects of regulation on the UK retail sector; the influence of learning on consumer choices; the role of trust in experience goods markets. Most recently she is involved in evaluating the impact of microfinance on small enterprises in Bosnia and Mongolia using randomised field experiments.