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Initial analysis of the Turner report on pension provision.
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The vast majority of the next generation of pensioners will have resources in excess of the adequacy benchmarks typically used in the policy debate but many may not get as much private pension income as they expect.
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Does giving more money to low income parents (for example through the tax and benefit system) improve outcomes for their children, and what else matters for child outcomes?
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Alan Krueger
This lecture provides an assessment of the potential for using measures of subjective well-being in the policy arena.
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Jordi Galí
What can we learn about the monetary policy strategy of the European Central Bank (ECB) in light of the evolution of nominal and real rates in the euro area since January 1999?
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This paper discussed new developments in the economics of education and their implications for education policy.
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The Conservatives have announced that, if elected, they would cut taxes by £4.0 billion in 200708. Of this they have allocated £1.7 billion to increasing support for individual contributions to private funded pension schemes where these contributions attract relief at the basic rate of ...
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Robert Chote
A letter from Robert Chote to the Telegraph clarifing the IFS assessment of the Conservatives' proposals on tax and spending.
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This report analyses the Households Below Average Income figures for 2003/04.
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The Government's Stakeholder Pension reform has improved incentives for some groups to save in private pensions, and this has offset a general downwards trend in private pension coverage.
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This press release highlights the key findings of a report published by the IFS and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, that compares the university funding policies of Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats.
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This press release looks at the public finances and distributional consequences in the wake of the 2005 Budget.
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Stuart Adam, Carl Emmerson and Robert Chote
The Liberal Democrats today announced further details of their alternative Budget proposals. This press release sets out some initial analysis of the Liberal Democrats tax proposals.
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The Conservative Party today proposed a reform of council tax in England.
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Robert Chote, Carl Emmerson and Zoe Oldfield
The Green Budget analyses the options for the Chancellor in his March Budget.
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Different government-funded large-scale surveys of parents give different impressions of the proportion of families with working mothers that use childcare.
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David Starkie
On 13 December a hearing will commence at the High Court in London challenging the decision of the Government in its 2003 White Paper, The Future of Air Transport, to support the development of a second runway at Stansted.
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Robert Chote, Carl Emmerson and Christine Frayne
We outline and comment on the public finances in the Pre-Budget Report.
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Lorraine Dearden, Director of the Centre for Early Years and Education Research at IFS, comments on the main proposals.
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Laura Abramovsky, Rupert Harrison and Helen Simpson
A new IFS Briefing Note concludes that evaluations of support schemes for innovation and technology transfer should consider the case for simplifying the mix of schemes in operation, as well as assessing the extent to which government support is reaching first-time innovators.