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.
Paul Johnson is Director of the IFS.
Formerly, Paul was a Research Fellow at IFS and an Associate of Frontier Economics. From 2004 to 2007 he was director of the public services and growth directorate and Chief micro-economist at HM Treasury, as well as deputy head of the Government Economic Service. He previously worked in senior posts at the Department for Education and Skills and the Financial Services Authority. Until 1998 he was a full-time researcher at IFS, eventually taking on the roles of deputy director and head of the personal sector research programme.
James Mirrlees, Stuart Adam, Tim Besley, Richard Blundell, Steve Bond, Robert Chote, Malcolm Gammie, Paul Johnson, Gareth Myles and James Poterba, September 2011, Tax by design, Oxford University Press, Books
Chris Giles, Paul Johnson, Julian McCrae and Jayne Taylor, January 1996, Living with the state : the incomes and work incentives of tenants in the social rented sector, Books
Paul Johnson, Van Doorslaer, E and Wagstaff, A, January 1996, The redistributive effect of health care finance in 12 OECD countries, Books
Paul Johnson, Van Doorslaer, E and Wagstaff, A, January 1996, Redistributive effect, progressivity and differential tax treatment : personal income taxes in twelve OECD countries, Books
Aronson, J, Paul Johnson and Lambert, P, January 1993, Redistributive effect and unequal income tax treatment, Books