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

Report summaries

Report summary
Policymakers around the world are concerned that workers aren't saving enough for retirement. But the UK is the only country to have completed a nationwide roll-out of a policy requiring all private sector employers to auto-enrol workers in a pension.
Report summary
Paul Johnson, Elaine Kelly, Tom Lee, George Stoye, Ben Zaranko, Anita Charlesworth, Zoe Firth, Ben Gershlick and Toby Watt
On 5 July this year the NHS will be 70. In all its 70 years it has rarely been far from the headlines. It has been through more than its fair share of reforms, crises and funding ups and downs. Over that period, the amount we spend on it has risen inexorably. Yet, today, concerns about the adequacy ...
Report summary
Jonathan Cribb, Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce
This paper summarises a working paper estimating the effects of entering the labour market when the economy is weak on subsequent living standards using consistent long-running household survey data from the UK.
Report summary
This report summary relates to the report, Living standards, poverty and inequality: 2017.
Report summary
This paper exploits the gradual roll-out of the obligation for employers to enrol their employees into a pension to estimate its effect on how much is saved in workplace pensions for private sector employees.
Report summary
This Executive Summary accompanies a new IFS working paper which uses administrative data to measure how the earnings of English graduates around 10 years into the labour market vary with gender, institution attended, subject and socioeconomic background.
Report summary
This report reviews and appraises the Fiscal Framework Agreement, with a particular focus on this issue of block grant adjustment.
Report summary
Gemma Tetlow
The last 50 years has seen a dramatic increase in pensioner incomes and decline in pensioner poverty rates. But what are the prospects for the future? This Round-Up, published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, draws together the key findings from a programme of work led by the IFS which looked ...
Report summary
This research summary provides a nuanced review of recent analysis of the impact of microfinance.