Thomas Pope

Thomas Pope

Research Economist

Education:

BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Oxford, 2014

ORCID: 0000-0003-0817-7452

Thomas works in the tax sector. His main areas of interest include firm investment and the effects of the tax system on large and small businesses. He also works on the public finances

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Downgrade to the growth forecast has wide-ranging consequences

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When a Chancellor delivers his Budget, the question people naturally ask is ‘why does this matter for me’. Often that means looking out for the newly announced tax and spending measures. For some, the policy measures announced in November – for example the removal of Stamp Duty for most first time house buyers, or another year of fuel duties being frozen in cash terms – will be fairly significant.

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