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.
Helen is a senior research economist in the productivity and innovation research sector. She joined the Institute in 2007.
Broadly, Helen's research focuses on innovation, firm behaviour and corporate taxes. Her current research looks at the affect of corporate taxes on where firms chose to locate intellectual property and considers issues surrounding tax competition between European governments. Other projects focus on the extent to which firms are locating their innovative activity abroad, including to emerging economies, and the factors which drive this trend.