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.
Melanie Lührmann joined the IFS in 2006 as a research fellow within the EU RTN network Microdata Methods and Practice. She studied at the University of Mannheim and at the University of California, Berkeley, and received her PhD from the University of Mannheim in January 2006.
Her research interests are in applied microeconomics and public economics, particularly in economics of aging, the analysis of consumer behaviour and family economics.