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Monitoring the impact of changes to the Local Housing Allowance system of Housing Benefit: Interim report. Summary of main findings.
Christina Beatty, Ian Cole, Ryan Powell, Richard Crisp, Mike Brewer, James Browne, Carl Emmerson, Robert Joyce, Peter Kemp, Suzanne Hall and Isabella Pereira
Interim report for the DWP
The impact of Local Housing Allowance reforms on entitlements, rents and property type for new claimants
Chapter from the interim report on Local Housing Allowance for the DWP
Response to the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs' call for evidence: 'Taxing corporations in a global economy: is a new approach needed?'
Analysis of corporate tax system and suggestions for reform.
This is the English translation of the chapter 'Tributación medioambiental: principios económicos y experiencia en el Reino Unido' published in Pelegry, E. and M. Larrea Basterra (eds.) (2013), Energía y Tributación Ambiental, Orkestra, Basque Institute for Competitiveness
This report explores whether engagement in risky behaviour could be reduced by providing young people with information.
NBER working paper No. 18750
In October last year, the government announced a significant change to its plan to localise Council Tax Benefit starting in April 2013. Why was such a significant change announced to a policy two years after it was first announced and less than six months before councils will have to implement it?
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