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.
Funded by: Government Equalities Office
Date started: 10 September 2008
The National Equality Panel consists of academic experts in inequality. It is chaired by Professor John Hills and will provide the Government with an authoritative analysis of inequality in Britain by the end of 2009.
The panel will gather and examine data over the last 10 years as well the very latest available information and will also commission new research where necessary.
The panel will: