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Christopher Giles

Christopher Giles

Academic outputs

Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Vol. 19, No. 1, February 1998
The UK experience has been that forecasts of the PSBR have been beset with problems since the
Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Vol. 18, No. 1, February 1997
This paper examines the impact of the UK housing benefit system on the financial returns to employment of people in local authority or Housing Association accommodation.

Reports and comment

The report starts from first principles, asking whether there is any need for a benefit to relieve the council tax and identifying problems with the very structure of council tax benefit. It goes on to consider whether council tax benefit succeeds in leaving local tax bills affordable for ...