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Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS
This paper examines the major changes to the face of poverty in Great Britain over the past few decades, assessing the role of policy, and compares and contrasts this with the patterns seen in the United States, using harmonised household survey data.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS
Since 1995, police forces in England and Wales have been able to raise revenues locally to supplement grants from central government.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS
In‐work credits grew in popularity worldwide during the late 1990s and 2000s as a means of reforming welfare systems in ways that could both encourage work and reduce poverty.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS
Tom Lee, Carol Propper and George Stoye
Medical labour markets are important because of their size and the importance of medical labour in the production of healthcare and in subsequent patient outcomes.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS
Since the publication of the Meade Report in 1978 and the establishment of the Fiscal Studies journal in 1979, IFS has been a world leader in the microeconomic analysis of tax policy.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) was founded in 1969 by four men working in the private sector who wanted to see expert analysis and critique of tax policy from outside the government itself – something of a radical proposition in those days.
Journal article | Macroeconomic Dynamics
Thomas Crossley, Sule Alan and Kadir Atalay
Consumption Euler equations are important tools in empirical macroeconomics. When estimated on micro data, they are typically linearized, so standard IV or GMM methods can be employed to deal with the measurement error that is endemic to survey data. However, linearization, in turn, may induce ...
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Global access to preschool has increased dramatically yet preschool quality is often poor.
Journal article | Journal of Applied Econometrics
We consider two recent suggestions for how to perform an empirically motivated Monte Carlo study to help select a treatment effect estimator under unconfoundedness.
Journal article | Journal of Urban Economics
Mike Brewer, James Browne, Carl Emmerson, Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce
This paper provides new evidence on the incidence of rent subsidies.

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Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS
Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS
Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS
Journal article | Fiscal Studies - Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of IFS