Barra Roantree
Barra Roantree
Research Economist

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


Barra joined the IFS in 2012 and works in the Direct Tax and Welfare section. His current research focuses on the design and effects of the tax and benefit system, in particular the incidence and impact of National Insurance contributions.


Taxing an independent Scotland

| Journal Articles

In this paper we consider the consequences of independence for the optimal design of a new Scottish tax system, an analysis which would also be of some relevance for considering the consequences for tax design of independence of other smaller nations.

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