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Articles in newspapers and magazines written by IFS staff.
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IFS Director Paul Johnson writes in The Times.
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Carl Emmers, Deputy Director at IFS, is writing in the Times Red Box about the Chancellor's Spring Statement 2018.
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IFS Director Paul Johnson writes in The Times.
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A new IFS report funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation shows that one important factor in the gender wage gap is that mothers spend less time in paid work, and more time working part time, than do fathers, and as a result, they miss out on earnings growth associated with more experience.
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IFS Director Paul Johnson writes in The Times.
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IFS Director Paul Johnson writes about the power of statistics in an article for Prospect Magazine .
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Andrew Hood
The Institute for Fiscal Studies says that a large chunk of the £200bn debt held by UK households is manageable
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IFS director Paul Johnson looks at the issues behind the persistence of the gender pay gap.
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The impact of variation in diet quality across individuals on obesity and diet-related disease has received much attention, but variation in individuals’ diet quality over time less so. This column combines British data on food purchases with a model in which individual choice is driven by the ...
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This article by Paul Johnson, published in the Times Newspaper, looks at the issue of hypothecating taxes for the NHS.
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IFS Director Paul Johnson writes in The Times.
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IFS Director Paul Johnson writes in The Times.
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Trying to find an apprenticeship for my teenager exposed how biased we are against training
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In a recent Guardian column, Elliot reproduced some classic misconceptions about what economists actually do.
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From May this year, all large employers have had to pay the apprenticeship levy, which equates to 0.5% of payroll bills in excess of £3m. This is estimated to raise £2.8bn a year by 2019-20. In recompense, expenditure on the costs of off-the-job training for apprentices is now effectively free ...
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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 ...
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IFS Director Paul Johnson writes in The Times.
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With a national roll out of 100 per cent business rates retention unlikely in the next few years, David Phillips from the Institute for Fiscal Studies asks if it is worth looking to the longer term and more radical tax devolution.
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This article was written by IFS deputy director Carl Emmerson and was published by Times, Red Box
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IFS Director Paul Johnson writes in The Times.