Robert Joyce
Robert Joyce
Senior Research Economist

MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2011
BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics (1st), Oxford, 2008

Robert joined the IFS in 2008 and works in the Direct Tax and Welfare sector. His main research interests relate to income distribution and the design and effects of the tax and benefit 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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