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Stuart Adam

Stuart Adam

Senior Research Economist

Education

MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2004
BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Oxford, 2001

Stuart joined the IFS in 2001 and works in the Direct Tax and Welfare sector. 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. Stuart was an author and editor of the Mirrlees Review of the UK tax system.

Reports

Briefing note
IFS Election 2017 analysis is being produced with funding from the Nuffield Foundation as part of its work to ensure public debate in the run-up to the general election is informed by independent and rigorous evidence. For more information, go to http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org
External publication
IFS Election 2017 analysis is being produced with funding from the Nuffield Foundation as part of its work to ensure public debate in the run-up to the general election is informed by independent and rigorous evidence. For more information, go to http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org

News and comment

Newspaper article
This article was published in The House magazine on 10 April 2015.
Observation
The Labour Party has proposed abolishing ‘non-dom’ status for people who have lived in the UK for a significant length of time. This Observation sets out what is known, and what is not, about non-doms and the likely effects of Labour’s proposal.

Presentations

Presentation
This presentation was given at a BVRLA / RAC Foundation roundtable on the future of motoring taxation, held in London on 3 September 2018.
Presentation
This presentation was given by Stuart Adam at the CIOT/IFS debate, "Taxing families - 30 years after the introduction of independent taxation have we got it right?", on 26 June 2018.
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Presentation
This presentation was given at a BVRLA / RAC Foundation roundtable on the future of motoring taxation, held in London on 3 September 2018.
Journal article | Journal of Public Economics
We examine the effects of employee and employer social security contributions (SSCs) on labor cost, hours of work, and labor cost per hour in the UK.We find that reductions in marginal rates of employee – but not employer – SSCs have positive effects on labor cost that operate through hours of ...
Presentation
This presentation was given by Stuart Adam at the CIOT/IFS debate, "Taxing families - 30 years after the introduction of independent taxation have we got it right?", on 26 June 2018.
Mimeo
Stuart Adam, Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce
IFS has published research that is relevant to two of the specific questions asked in the inquiry, and that we hope the committee will find helpful
IFS Working Paper W17/14
IFS has published research that is relevant to two of the specific questions asked in the inquiry, and that we hope the committee will find helpful
Briefing note
IFS Election 2017 analysis is being produced with funding from the Nuffield Foundation as part of its work to ensure public debate in the run-up to the general election is informed by independent and rigorous evidence. For more information, go to http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org
Press release
Today the Labour Party has announced that if elected it would introduce a 45% income tax rate on incomes over £80,000, and a 50% rate on incomes over £123,000. A new IFS Briefing Note analyses the impact of this proposal if it were introduced UK-wide immediately.
External publication
Today the Labour Party has announced that if elected it would introduce a 45% income tax rate on incomes over £80,000, and a 50% rate on incomes over £123,000. A new IFS Briefing Note analyses the impact of this proposal if it were introduced UK-wide immediately.
Journal article | De Economist
Today the Labour Party has announced that if elected it would introduce a 45% income tax rate on incomes over £80,000, and a 50% rate on incomes over £123,000. A new IFS Briefing Note analyses the impact of this proposal if it were introduced UK-wide immediately.
Book chapter
IFS Green Budget 2017: Tax, legal form and the gig economy