Follow us
Publications Commentary Research People Events News Resources and Videos About IFS
Home Publications Report

Reports

Reports provide in-depth coverage of findings from substantive research with long-term policy relevance. They are aimed at non-specialists, as well as academics.
Report
James Browne, Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce
This report presents projections of relative and absolute income poverty among children and working-age adults in every year to 2016-17, and in 2020-21.
Report
James Browne and Barra Roantree
This is the first of two reports examining welfare reform and poverty in Northern Ireland.
Report
This report provides an overview of socio-economic indicators that can be used to define educational disadvantage.
Report
This report uses business data to document what happened to a variety of indicators of labour hoarding, as well as investment and training, over the course of the 2008–09 recession.
Report
This report attempts to quantify, as far as possible, the likely effects of the UK coalition government’s welfare reforms (excluding tax changes) on labour supply in Wales.
Report
As Chancellor George Osborne prepares for his keynote statement on fiscal policy and the economy the IFS Green Budget assesses some of the issues he will have to deal with.
Report
Rowena Crawford and Gemma Tetlow
This report examines a range of quantitative evidence to shed light on how current older cohorts of defined contribution (DC) pension fund holders are approaching and deadline with retirement and annuitisation.
Report
This report provides a new assessment of the proportion of people aged between 50 and the State Pension Age (SPA) who are at risk of having inadequate resources in retirement and considers the characteristics associated with the risk of such inadequacy.
Report
Andrew Leicester, Peter Levell and Imran Rasul
This commentary gives a detailed examination of the behavioural insights for tax and benefit policy.
Report
How have household incomes evolved since the onset of the financial crisis? What is the gap between rich and poor? Who was hit hardest by the recession? How many people are there in poverty? Which groups are most likely to face poverty? This report looks at the trends in poverty, inequality and ...
Report
Stuart Adam and James Browne
Council Tax Benefit provides support to 5.9 million low-income families, more than any other means-tested benefit or tax credit in the UK. This commentary looks at the implications for local councils of the government's reforms to Council Tax Benefit.

See and hear slides and audio from the launch ...

Report
As Chancellor George Osborne prepares for his keynote statement on fiscal policy and the economy the IFS Green Budget assesses some of the issues he will have to deal with.
Report
Christiana Panayi
This report examines the European Commission's draft plans to introduce a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) for EU group companies.
Report
Mike Brewer, James Browne and Robert Joyce
This Commentary presents forecasts of relative and absolute income poverty in the UK among children and working-age adults for each year between 2010-11 and 2015-16, and for 2020-21.
Report
Children born to married parents achieve better cognitive and social outcomes, on average. This report asks why this is so.
Report
This Commentary analyses recent trends in household spending, with a focus on domestic fuel and water, and examines the impact of changes in the price of these goods on household inflation.
Report
In this Commentary, we assess the changes to average incomes, inequality and poverty that have occurred since 1997, with a particular focus on the changes that have occurred in the latest year of data (2009-10).
Report
FINISH - Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health - is a joint undertaking of a wide range of actors that came together to address the challenges of micro finance, insurance and sanitation and health.
Report
FINISH - Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health - is a joint undertaking of a wide range of actors that came together to address the challenges of micro finance, insurance and sanitation and health.
Report
As Chancellor George Osborne prepares for his keynote statement on fiscal policy and the economy the IFS Green Budget assesses some of the issues he will have to deal with.