Jonathan joined the Institute in 2011. His research focuses on the effects of pension reforms and labour market programmes on individuals’ behaviour, as well as research into the public sector, the labour market and living standards in the UK.
Income growth in 2015–16 modest but widespread, leaving inequality and poverty roughly unchanged
| Briefing Note
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has today published the latest official statistics on household incomes, covering the financial year 2015–16. IFS researchers have summarised the headline trends observed in the new data and placed them in historical context in order to understand better changes in living standards in recent years.