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Mimeo
Rowena Crawford, Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce
This is a response by IFS researchers to the Work and Pensions Committee's intergenerational fairness inquiry.
Book chapter
In this chapter, we describe the three rules that – in theory, at least – will now constrain Mr Osborne’s fiscal plans.
Book chapter
This chapter looks at the risks to tax revenues regarding the Chancellor's ambitious target to eliminate the budget deficit by 2019–20 and then to continue to run budget surpluses thereafter.
Book chapter
The government intends to reach a budget surplus of 0.5% of national income in 2019–20 by increasing tax revenues over this parliament by 1.1% of national income and reducing total public spending by 3.2% of national income. Total public spending (excluding housing associations) in 2019–20 ...
External publication
This paper uses comparable data from the U.S. and England to examine similarities and differences in the level and trajectories of assets among households age 70 and older.
Observation
As George Osborne prepares for next week’s combined Autumn Statement and Spending Review announcement, figures released today by the Office for National Statistics suggest that he is on course to slightly overshoot the latest official forecast for borrowing this year of £69.5 billion. To meet ...
Press release
Rowena Crawford, David Innes and Cormac O'Dea
Wealth among working-age households increased on average by more than inflation over the late 2000s, despite the financial crisis. This was driven by increases in pension wealth, which on average more than offset the declines in housing wealth resulting from falling house prices. However, younger ...
Presentation
Rowena Crawford, David Innes and Cormac O'Dea
This presentation was delivered at the launch event 'Evolution of wealth and attitudes towards saving' on 19 November 2015.
Presentation
Rowena Crawford, David Innes and Cormac O'Dea
This presentation was given at an event to launch a report on the evolution of wealth and attitudes towards saving, at the Institute for Fiscal Studies on 19 November 2015.
Report
Rowena Crawford, David Innes and Cormac O'Dea
In this report, the authors aim to improve understanding of wealth holdings of individual households considerably using new data from the Wealth and Assets Survey (WAS).