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.
We produce short briefing notes to outline our analysis of current policy issues. These are available online only.
This briefing note considers the effectiveness of the proposed minimum unit price of alcohol.
This Note examines what happened to HE participation overall and at highstatus institutions following the increase in tuition fees (and accompanying changes to student support and other policies designed to 'widen' participation) that occurred in 2006-07.
Fees and student support under the new higher education funding regime: what are different universities doing?
An in-depth analysis of the new student support arrangements following changes to the HE education finance regime introduced in September 2012.
A dynamic perspective on how the UK personal tax and benefit system affects work incentives and redistributes income
This briefing note summarises a project that took a life-cycle perspective to understand how taxes and benefits affect incentives to work and earn more, and the way in which they redistribute income.
This report examines cuts made to expenditure in Wales and considers some scenarios for how much local authorities may have to spend in the period up to 2020-1.
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