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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 seminar at the London School of Economics on 19 November 2018.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
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Presentation
This presentation was given at a seminar at the London School of Economics on 19 November 2018.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Book chapter
This Green Budget chapter considers where the Chancellor might look if he wanted to increase tax receipts by about 1% of national income – enough to pay for the promised increase in NHS spending. We investigate how various possible tax rises differ in the revenue they would raise, the people who ...
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
Stuart Adam, David Phillips and Barra Roantree
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 ...