Barra Roantree
Barra Roantree
Research Economist
Education:

BA Economics (1st Class Honours), Trinity College Dublin, 2011
MSc Economics, Trinity College Dublin, 2012

 

Barra joined the Institute in 2012, where he works in the Direct Tax and Welfare sector. His current research projects include a cross-country collaborative analysis of the effects of social security contributions on earnings, an investigation into the redistribution achieved by the UK tax and benefit system across the life-cycle, and research into the labour supply responsiveness of women over time.

Taxes and benefits: the parties’ plans

| IFS Briefing Notes

In this summary we look at the main proposed changes to income tax, mansion tax, other taxes, and benefits in turn, with a particular focus on Labour and the Conservatives. The main body of this document then examines most of the specific tax and benefit policies of Labour, Conservatives and Liberal Democrats in some detail.

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