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Work incentive effects

The tax and benefit system can have dramatic effects on financial incentives to work at all and, if so, how much. IFS researchers do a great deal of work quantifying those incentives and the effects that actual and potential reforms have on them. We also examine how people respond to those incentives in practice.

Work incentive effects

Book chapter
The main purpose of this chapter is to set out the impacts on incomes and incentives of introducing UC, given the current (substantially revised) plans for how UC will look. We also review some of the other very important changes that will be associated with the introduction of UC, such as the ...

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