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.
Stuart is a senior research economist at the IFS. He joined the Institute in 2001. His research focuses on analysing the design of the tax and benefit system, and he has written about many aspects of tax and benefit policy, including income tax and National Insurance, capital gains tax, VAT, housing taxation, tax credits, incapacity benefits, council tax benefit, work incentives and redistribution, support for families with children, and local government finance. He was an author and editor of the Mirrlees Review of the UK tax system.
All available publications
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
Stuart Adam and James Browne, December 2010, Redistribution, work incentives and thirty years of UK tax and benefit reform, IFS Working Papers , W10/24